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Is There A Shot For Hiv

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Flu Shot and HIV Test

Doctor how long after I have had a flu shot should I wait to take the HIV test ?Will my flu shot affect the test at al l ?thank you....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
There should be no problems with HIV test interpretation after flu vaccination.MH... Read more »

Hpv shots and HIV test

Does the hpv shots give a false positive in the ELISA test for HIV ??... Read more »

The Shot For HIV

I have a 20 year old daughter, born with HIV. Recently her body is showing resistance to her... Read more »
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Getting Poked: An Annual Flu Shot and Living With HIV

Ria Denise I am curious to know why is it that when something is needed pretty much every year, the supply for such things do not meet the demand. In this case, I am speaking about the flu shot and this happens every single year. What makes this... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Shot in the Arm for HIV/AIDS Treatment and for Public-Private Partnerships

Dramatically improving health care and increasing life expectancy by 2014 are two main objectives of a new government health initiative. The recently released targets include: Halving HIV prevalence among those ages 15-24 from 10.65 percent to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey: A Shot at Syringe Access Reform

Because sharing needles is more effective at spreading HIV than sex, many states in the early days of the AIDS epidemic began to legalize the sale of syringes, and some even funded needle exchange programs. But in New Jersey, opposition to such... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Flu Shot Reminder

Summary: A good time to get the annual shots is October or November, before the flu season begins. Influenza shots are definitely recommended for persons with HIV or immune deficiencies. 1 They are often given in October or November, before the... Read more »
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flu shot

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
I had a flu shot back in September...would that screw up my HIV tests??? Read more »

tetanus shot

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know or could find out if having a tetanus shot 1 week after a possible hiv exposure could prolong the window period.Ive ask many people and no one can give me a straight answer,I was hoping one of you with contact with a hiv expert ... Read more »

Flu shots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just wondered, is there any connection to HIV appearing in the system after receiving a flu shot? I never had any problems with my health until I had a flu shot for the first time. Then within two or three months, I was having chronic yeast... Read more »

flu shot

Posted by shadesofgrey, 1 Reply
I just read on dr. bob column that a flu shot can cause indeterminate results on hiv test, does anyone have anymore info on that. thanks Read more »