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What Affects Hiv Test Results

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Do x-rays affect hiv test result?

I do an x-ray for my lung, than I do a hiv antibodies screening assay Immediately. It is non-reactive.Would x-ray affect my hiv test result? Would I get a false negative??
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No, of course not! Frevinsakes!Dr. Bob Read more »

Do the emergency contraception pills affect HIV test result?

Do emergency contraception pills affect HIV test result? I ate emergency contraception pills on... Read more »
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New York: Law Not Affecting HIV Testing

...high-risk people recruited from STD clinics, gay bars, and needle exchanges. Just 26 percent of respondents knew that positive test results are reported by name. Women and older individuals were more likely to know about name-based reporting,... Read more »
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New York Times Examines How Rapid At-Home HIV Test Might Affect Dating Culture

... The New York Times on Sunday examined how the approval of a rapid at-home HIV test might affect the dating culture in the U.S. Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies is expected to apply soon to FDA for Read more »
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Rapid Oral HIV Test

...understand if you are at risk for HIV and how to prevent the spread of HIV. Post-test counseling can help you understand what your test results mean. It can give you information about how to protect yourself and others from HIV, no matter what... Read more »
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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 »

Medication affecting HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Where can I find out information about medication affecting results of HIV test? I was on antifungal when I took my test & worried about false negative. Read more »

Affecting factor for HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I heard that some anti-allergic medicine (i.e piriton) will prevent the body from producing antibody...right?? Will someone take this medicine getting the -ve result for HIV even he/she is inflected. IF yes, need he/she stop to have those medicine... Read more »

GMAN- follow up on corticosteroid ?'s

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Thank you for replying to my questions. Dr. Bob says that taking high-dose corticosteroids can affect HIV test results, is he referring to something other than what my fiancee had (3 injections)? My fiancee tested again, this time 9 weeks after Read more »