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Smoking After Someone And HIV Testing

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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="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q200023.html">Smoking and its... Read more »

Marijuana smoking and Hiv Testing

Hi Dr Bob, I have e-mailed you before and I have never gotten a response. I know you get a million... Read more »
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CDC National Prevention Information Network

Tobacco Smoking Impairs Immune System in HIV-Infected People

This article was reported by Digital Journal . Digital Journal reported on a study of the effects of smoking in HIV-infected individuals. Researchers from the University of Miami analyzed the effect of HIV and smoking on the immune system of... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

To Manage Your HIV, Quit Smoking or Take Your Meds on Time, There's an App for That

There seems to be an app for almost everything these days, and managing your health and HIV is no exception. Let's face it: Not everyone can afford a smartphone and not everybody wants one, but if you're the proud owner of one of these hand-held... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Motivation and Patch Treatment for HIV-Positive Smokers: A Randomized Controlled Trial

To test the efficacy of two smoking cessation interventions in an HIV-positive sample from eight immunology clinics in the Northeast, the researchers designed a randomized controlled trial, providing standard care (SC) treatment plus nicotine... Read more »
TheBody.com

Hot Topics: Our Inner Demons; How Bad Is Smoking?; Once-Monthly Treatment?; and More

Hot Topics at TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums, July 9, 2014 - TheBody.com July 9, 2014 Visit the Forums Read Past Email Newsletters Change/Update Subscription   Living With Our Doubts, and Our Inner Demons ... Read more »
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Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23, 1 Reply
Did you know..

People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population?

People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as:
*bacterial pneumonia
*HIV related pulmonary emphysema
* hairy leukoplakia
*oral... Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
Did you know..

People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population?

People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as:
*bacterial pneumonia
*HIV related pulmonary emphysema
* hairy leukoplakia
*oral... Read more »

Smoking cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
Did you know..

People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population?

People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as:
*bacterial pneumonia
*HIV related pulmonary emphysema
* hairy leukoplakia
*oral... Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
Did you know..

People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population?

People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as:
*bacterial pneumonia
*HIV related pulmonary emphysema
* hairy leukoplakia
*oral... Read more »