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Smoking After Someone Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV

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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 »

Is the medicines after exposure of 6 months affect the HIV test results?

Sir,I had a sex with girl on the 21/12/08.In June,2009 I got fever, cold and cough. It has 7 days.... Read more »

alcohol and HIV tests (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

I am a college student and I've done a fair amount of drinking in the past. I got tested at 3... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...This Checklist Routine Laboratory Tests Special Laboratory Tests Vaccinations About This Checklist People with HIV should have some laboratory tests and vaccinations on a regular basis. You might want to keep your own file of... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV Testing From TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...can't a rapid HIV test be read past the 20-minute mark? Does alcohol affect HIV test results? What is an eHIV test? Can smoking marijuana cause a false-positive HIV test result? What is PCR RNA testing? I was told that an RNA test... 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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Suspected hiv notice coming.

Posted by diego47, 2 Replies
...lymph nodes are not swollen. I went back to pcp on December 19th and explained my fears and doctors took more blood for new hiv text. I just have a really bad feeling I'm infected, results they say, will take at least a week. I can't sleep or... Read more »

Just notified today I tested positive for HIV

Posted by spike, 19 Replies
...My health department contacted me, before my doctor today at work. I found out the HIV test I took came back postive. I am so afraid!. I don't want to go to sleep. I know I will discuss this with my personal doctor Read more »

Tested Poz Yesterday

Posted by pozdad, 5 Replies
...Hi all... never used one of these before... I just tested positive yesterday. I have a host of emotions flooding me right now.. blame.. (mostly myself).. fear (what is going to happen 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 »