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Negative Test Results For Std And Hiv

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was on anti depressant(citalopram) for two years and was drinking alcohol in the same two years time, before i got tested. WIll that effect my HIV test result or any other STD test results.

Dear Dr. ConwayI had an exposure, and due to the stress, I was on an antidepressant(citalopram 20 mg everyday) and I was also drinking alcohol everyday again because of the stress. In the morning I used to take citalopram 20 mg everyday and in the...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
None of the drugs you are taking (and no drugs that I know of) have any effect on the HIV antibody test results. I would say the same thing about any of the other tests you have undergone. If the results were negative (for HIV-1 and everything... Read more »

STD' s and HIV TEST Results

Hi Dr BobI have been sick for over the pass ten years with so many HIV sympthoms. Let me start by... Read more »

std blood tests and false negatives

Hi,i would like to know if anything can cause false negative results for a blood std test(HIV... Read more »
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std results

Posted by sadface, 1 Reply
Well, I went and had a chlamydia/ghonnereha swab 4 days after exposure..it was negative. But, I think I tested to soon. Should I wait about 2 months and then have a full panel done? I have had no symptoms, it has been about 12 days since exposure.... Read more »

Std blood test results

Posted by Bleepo, 2 Replies
Hi all,
I had an std blood test and urine test done and after 1 week received a call that I needed to go back for the results. However they didn't say as soon as possible they said to come back Sometime after about a weeks time. When I asked if it... Read more »

Anyone Tested Positive and have symptoms after 3 Months Negative Result ?

Posted by sagarpoz2013, 1 Reply
Hi everyone here,
May God Bless u all with Strength to deal with the situaton.
I am here because i had a HIV exposure with a Hiv+ girl
around 6 months back. and had my 3 months IVth generation Negative result. But after 4 months i have been suffering... Read more »

Negative result 3 week post exposure?(4th gen duo)

Posted by anxious66, 1 Reply
Hi my risk as mentioned before was unprotected oral (MSM) giving, no ejaculation was for about a minute... divided in 3 times.. so about 20 seconds each time.

took a hiv duo 4th gen test 3 weeks and a few days post exposure, with a negative result.... Read more »