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Smoking After Someone Should I Get Test 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
...in the archives. I'll post a sampling below. So rather than sparking doobie after doobie, have a look at the archives.Dr. BobHIV Test and MarijuanaMay 11, 2008 Hi Dr -- I have had several HIV tests over the past year but I also smoke Marijuana on... Read more »

HIV Test and Marijuana

Hi Dr --I have had several HIV tests over the past year but I also smoke Marijuana on a somewhat... Read more »

Alcohol affects hiv test? (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2010)

i had 2 hiv tests after 4.5 months and it was neg. it was a 4th gen test. the day before test i... Read more »
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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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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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Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

...PCP by taking the same medications used for PCP treatment. Another way to reduce the risk of PCP is not to smoke, or to stop smoking. HIV-positive smokers develop PCP two to three times faster than HIV-positive people who do not smoke. One study... 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 »

My Brother Tested HIV Positive

Posted by PJ211, 3 Replies
I really don't know what to say or how to talk to him about it. How do I start without falling apart in the process? The irony is that we're twins and it tears me apart. I always knew he needed to be safe, but I know he's lived a dangerous... Read more »

The Meaning of Being HIV Positive

Posted by edanmilton
I am 24 years old, an immigrant to the US, a recent college graduate, recently moved to Seattle to be with my partner of eight months, non-alcoholic drinker, do not smoke, have not tried drugs and recently tested positive with HIV. Do I feel... Read more »

Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has anyone here had this? I have a white area on the back of my tounge. It looks fluffy like and feels sort of rough. I have not tested yet, but I may have been exposed to HIV 5 years ago. I really don't have any symptoms. I'm not really ever sick... Read more »