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Smoking After Someone And HIV Testing

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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 questions a day, but could you please help answer mine. I am a regular marijuana smoker who is about to get my 3 month antibody test done in 3 weeks....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...past year but I also smoke Marijuana on a somewhat regular basis -- probably about once a month. I just would like to know if smoking marijuana can affect an HIV test (either orasure or a blood test). Thanks much! Response from Dr. Frascino... Read more »

Are my results reliable? (MARIJUANA AND HIV TESTING 2008)

Hi Dr. Bob,I know that this is a question that never dies, but I just got my 9 week antibody test... Read more »

Smoking and its effects on Window period

Dear Dr. Bob I was wondering if smoking has any effect on the duration of the window period for... Read more »
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HIV Health Checklist

...Laboratory Tests Bone Density Scan (DEXA, see fact sheet 557 ): A baseline test helps show if you are losing bone density due to smoking, age, or other risk factors. Repeat in women after menopause, men over age 50, and people with low... Read more »
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Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...Tests Who Is at Risk for Diabetes? What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? How Are Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Treated? HIV and Diabetes Taking Care of Yourself What Is Diabetes? Diabetes and pre-diabetes are serious conditions in... Read more »
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How Do I Start?

...dental checkups, and get treatment for conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, or high cholesterol. If you can avoid smoking, drinking too much alcohol, recreational drug use and sexually transmitted diseases, you will probably find your... Read more »
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Confused about something

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Would anyone know if smoking interferes with antibody production? I smoke a pack/day and had my HIV test come up negative past 3 months mark. Read more »

Tested Positive 3 weeks ago

Posted by Ushuaia, 6 Replies
...treated at the center. Could anyone tell me what I will be going thru? what happens when you are newly diagnosed? Should I quit smoking? Help any advice would be appreciated. Read more »

For AIDS2HIV, ErricCo, SteveR (DUO TEST NEGATIVE)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...thought i would wait until after a nights sleep, make sure i gave you all the right facts. Anyway the news is that I took a HIV Duo Test - 28 Day Test as I was unsure of my last sex contact with the girl i was seeing. Believe it or not I lost... Read more »

Just took t test..... now extremely scared........

Posted by missing, 3 Replies
...To be honest I never thought I will need to do this. I understand how HIV is transmitted so I avoid doing all of those risky act. I only have 1 stable partner for many years, never smoke let a lone Read more »