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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

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elevated protein in HIV urine test

Elevated proteins in HIV urine tests indicates what?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Elevated protein in the urine is a very nonspecific marker. It could be the result of infection, inflammation or kinds of kidney disease. Read more »

Please interprete my HIV test results

Hello Doctor, I had a sex (with withdrawal technique) with my fiance who is diagnosed with AIDS later on (recently).It was just a beginning of our relationship. I developed yeast like symptoms within 24 hours- thick white vaginal discharge,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello L25,Your symptoms 24 hours after unprotected sex with your HIV-positive fianc would not be related to HIV acquisition. The symptoms of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) take two to three Read more »

Does Sustiva give a drug use result upon testing

I need to know that when you are taking Sustiva and you are drug tested does this drug show a positve test on marijuana a possible false reading?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Yes efavirenz (Sustiva or Stocrine) can sometimes cause a false positive test for marijuana. KH Read more »

False Positves for drugs while on HIV meds

On probation,unrine tested once amonth no problems for 4 months.started taking meds in march. Truvada & Stutiva. first urine test in tampa, it showed up positive, for Benzodiazephines??Is this because of my meds? Officer asked if I was Valium or...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Sustiva can cause false positive urine test results for marijuana and I believe benzodiazepines. Your HIV specialist/prescriber should be willing to write a letter explaining Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Does It Mean if I Test Positive? Are the Test Results Confidential? How Accurate Are the Tests? The Bottom Line What Is HIV Testing? HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...Transmitted Diseases: Test at baseline and at least once a year, or if you have symptoms. Syphilis blood test Gonorrhea urine test for men; urine tests or vaginal swabs for women; throat and/or anal swabs in people having oral and/or... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...reliable medical tests. Before you get the results, the test has usually been done two or more times. Before a positive antibody test result is reported, it is confirmed by another test called a Western Blot. According to the CDC, the combined... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

HIV Antibody Tests -- Now You Have Several Choices

...test, read the posting The New Saliva HIV Tests . Urine Antibody Tests: Like the saliva test, the main advantage of the urine test is that needles are not necessary to collect a specimen. Therefore, if a person is a hemophiliac, or if a... Read more »
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Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that Read more »

Hiv/test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...How long after sexual contact should you wait to have an Hiv test,to have an accurate result? I've hear 6 months is long enough but should I wait longer? Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »