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Ppd Test For Hiv

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Can a Positive PPD affect HIV test?

When I was 9, I had a positive tine test. Mantoux was negative. Many years later, I had a slight reaction which they called negative. The following year, I had a positive PPD. I am wondering if the fact that I have had weird reactions to the TB...
Susan Little, M.D.

Response from Susan Little, M.D.

University of California San Diego
...suggest new TB or reactivation of previously unknown disease. I am not aware of any reason that this TB history would affect your HIV test results. That is, if you have no HIV risks for over 6 months since your last negative HIV test, then I do... Read more »

HIV symptoms and failed PPD test

Hello Doctor,I am a 25 year old male, caucasian that is straight. I have recently had extreme... Read more »

PPD SKIN POSSTIVE

I FOUND BE FOR 3 MONTH I AM HIV POSSTIV I AM TB NEGATIVE AND SKIN POSSTIVE I HAVE TO TAKE... Read more »
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The Well Project

Pneumonias

...prisons. Symptoms: Coughing Night sweats Chills Weight loss Fever Fatigue Diagnosis: A simple skin test called PPD is used to test for exposure to TB If a reaction occurs at the site of the test, a person is said to have a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...take longer than three months. During this "window period" you may not test positive for HIV even if you are infected. Normal HIV tests don't work for newborn children of HIV-infected mothers. In many places, you can get tested anonymously for... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and Support It's Better to Know HIV and Women Make a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news in the world. It is common to feel anger, fear, confusion, shock, depression,... Read more »
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Do all newborns in us get tested for Hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Do they automatically test newborns for hiv in the us? Read more »

God help me

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am terrified. Yesterday I was given a PPD for TB and the result is positive. I have had TB skin tests before and they were negative. Now the skin test is positive. I have Read more »

legitimate hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hello all. i tested neg. at 7 month's after a high risk exposure. condom slipped off with a poz. female. went to my local clinic for the test. my question is, the test they gave me was the hiv-1 ab screen with reflex. is this a legitimate test? i am... Read more »

HIV Tests/Undetectable

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
..."undetectable" status?? If someone's condition is made "undetectable" through drug therapy will they still test hiv-pos on a routine hiv test or will the test hiv-neg because of their "undetectable" condition???? Comments??? Read more »