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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 drank alcohol a lot. also i m a binge drinker. will this affect my hiv test? is my neg. test reliable? does alcohol stops or affects the production of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Alcohol will not affect the validity of HIV-antibody tests. See below.Dr. Bobalcohol and HIV tests (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009) Dec 10, 2009I am a college student and I've done a fair amount of drinking in the past. I got tested at 3... Read more »

Prostate Cancer and HIV; how will the cancer affect my HIV?

I have been recently been diagnosed with the early stages of prostrae cancer. I am HIV+ and have... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Recent Releases: Kaiser Family Foundation Report on G7 HIV/AIDS Spending; BMJ Article on How Social Change Affects HIV Spread in Europe

"Financing the Response to HIV/AIDS in Low and Middle Income Countries: Funding for HIV/AIDS From the G7 and the European Commission ," Kaiser Family Foundation : The report, prepared by Kaiser Family Foundation Vice President and Director of HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women in Africa Most Affected by HIV/AIDS, Need Own U.N. Agency to Address Needs, U.N. Special Envoy Lewis Says

HIV/AIDS disproportionately affects women and girls in Africa, necessitating a new U.N. agency to focus specifically on women and HIV/AIDS, U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Stephen Lewis on Friday said at a news conference, Reuters Canada ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Food Programme Initiative to Provide Nutritional Assistance to Thousands in Ethiopia Living With, Affected by HIV/AIDS

About 54,000 people in Ethiopia living with or affected by HIV/AIDS will receive nutritional assistance from the U.N. World Food Programme under a new agreement announced Tuesday, the Daily Monitor/AllAfrica.com reports. The $9 million agreement... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PTI Examines Network for Religious Leaders Affected by HIV/AIDS, Interfaith Summit

INERELA is "an international network of religious leaders" affected by HIV/AIDS founded by Anglican priest Reverend J.P. Heath, who said HIV-positive religious leaders "face double the stigma, double the discrimination" because of people associate... Read more »
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7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... 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 »

will vitamins and Immune system booster affect hiv test results??

Posted by xrayvison, 3 Replies
I have a quick question. I am going to get an hiv test done soon but I was wondering since I take a high dose of immune system boosters like vitamin c, zinc, and vitamin d as a supplement for healthy living, would this affect the outcome of my test... 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.

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