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Nicotine And Hiv

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Nicotine's effect on HIV ELISA test (SMOKING AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2011)

Hello, Dr. Frascino -Does smoking (cigarettes) have any effect on HIV testing? Also, does it affect the generally accepted 'window period' for HIV seroconversion? Thank you for your help....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.As in the case with so many questions, the information/reassurance you desire was already waiting for you in the archives. See below.Dr. Bob<a href="">Smoking and its... Read more »


Hello,In October, after being diagnosed, I quit smoking by using the nicotine patch. I have been... Read more »

Detoxing and starting an all garden diet

I have heard of HIV+ people who have detoxed off of everything...nicotine, medicines, caffiene,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Positive Smokers Considering Quitting: Differences by Race/Ethnicity

The authors' objective in the current study was "to better characterize smoking in HIV-positive individuals and to identify critical components of a targeted smoking cessation intervention for multi-ethnic HIV-positive smokers." In 444 HIV-positive... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

HIV Raises Risk of Lung Cancer 70 Percent in Large U.S. Veterans Group

Having HIV infection raised the risk of lung cancer 70% in a study of more than 110,000 U.S. veterans, even after researchers accounted for the impact of smoking. 1 By itself, smoking boosted lung cancer risk more than 6 times. This large study... Read more »

What's New at The Body, May 7, 2008

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Test Positive Aware Network

HIV Wellness Series: HIV, Your HAART and You

Table of Contents CVD and HIV CVD and HAART CVD Screening Recommendations and Risk Prevention Models HIV, CVD, Prevention Strategies and You References From 1987 until 1995, the "dark ages" of HIV treatment, only five antiretroviral... Read more »
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Non Nicotine

Posted by GataPeaxbeddy
Actually due to the fact the general public turned mindful regarding the risks of smoking cigarettes some many years in the past, many individuals have found quitting the tobacco practice hard. Providers are actually innovating and manufacturing... Read more »

Disease silmilar to Hiv

Posted by mike_7801, 4 Replies

After testing out till 4.5 months , i have tested +ve for chlamydia pneumonia ..
Which is also not easily curable as if you read on it says it can take years to eradicate the bacteria from the body , and this bacteria is like a retro... Read more »

cities with financial and housing assistance for hiv+

Posted by positive2741, 6 Replies
Me and my bf are both positive and were looking to move to somewhere with better assistance and programs for people with hiv. We currently stay in ms and Memphis,TN area and have had very bad luck over the past 4 years finding and keeping jobs in... Read more »

Possible HIV infection?

Posted by nicole1992, 5 Replies
I had unprotected oral sex on February 9th and I've been worrying myself sick of the risk of possible HIV infection. I know the risks of HIV infection from oral sex is low, but I have some dental issues, like cavities (and a tooth that needs to be... Read more »