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Pre Marital Hiv Screening

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HIV+ pre-employment drug screening

I am on a regiment of combivir and sustiva and have heard that the sustiva can give a false positive for marijauna (THC). How do I get past this without disclosing that I am HIV+? Catch 22?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I offer to write a note (non-specific) for patients stating that they are on a drug known to cause false positive tests for marijuana (variably). KH Read more »

Pre-screening for type of medication

When my doctor first prescribed medication a couple of weeks ago, he asked if I had been... Read more »

hiv mpx test TaqScreenMPX (Taq SCREEN MPX for HIV, 2010)

dr bob, . i just came from chicago and took the hiv mpx test. so i will let you know the result... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malaysia to Impose Mandatory Pre-Marital HIV/AIDS Screening

... Responding to reports of rising HIV infections among women, many of whom are believed to have been infected by their husbands, Malaysia's government has announced Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

News Outlets Examine HIV Vaccine Research, Cervical Cancer Screening Data Presented at Conference

...Francisco. Researchers from the Maryland-based VIRxSYS Corporation on Thursday presented data on the outcomes of the company's HIV vaccine, VRX1023, from a recent trial carried out in monkeys, Reuters reports. The scientists genetically... Read more »
Project Inform

Screening for Anal Cancer Better Defined but More Study Is Needed

... Cases of anal cancer are on the rise in people living with HIV. Part of this is due to more attention being paid to the condition and people with HIV living longer lives. Screening tools are Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STD Screening of HIV-Infected MSM in HIV Clinics

... National guidelines recommend asymptomatic routine STD screening for HIV-positive patients. The researchers undertook the current study to learn whether these guidelines are being followed by providers Read more »
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pre employment drug screen

Posted by chrgd71, 2 Replies
i am going for a new job. its one i REALLY want. i have been on meds for 7 months now, sustiva/truvada. all the info i can find states that i will probably show a false positive because of the sustiva. has anyone else had to deal with this? how... Read more »

initial screening positive but no antibodies?

Posted by dmvcc99, 1 Reply
...months that could be attributed to HIV exposure, although I understand that some if not all show no symptoms at all. My dr wanted to go ahead and take more blood to check the "viral load" to see if in fact there is any virus in my blood. I am... Read more »

massage, fingering, rubbing, HIV, STD screen

Posted by mass, 2 Replies
...vaginal area. The problem is that I found my underwear was so thin, almost wore probably due to many times laundry. is it possible hiv survive and infect me in this scenaria? also i am very very worried about other STD. How soon can i do STD... Read more »

Do thjey screen pregnant woman for hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My ex husband girlfriend is pregnant and she does not know that he has hiv. He swore to me he was careful. Will they screen her for HIV in her pregnancy? I am so freaked out. The baby is in danger Read more »