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HIV testing while taking tenofovir.

What test do I need to check for HIV if I have been taking tenofovir for over 6 months? I got diagnosed for hep b 6 months and had possible exposure to hiv 3 months ago.So far all the test I have done have been negative. Antibodies, PCR DNA, etc....
Richard Cordova III

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HIV testing while on tenofovir.

Posted by EmeandEme, 1 Reply
I have been taking tenofovir for over 6 months for Hep B. 3 months ago I had unprotected sex because the condom broke and need to figure out what test I need to take to check for HIV.

I have gotten tested every single month and everything has come... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm just starting treatment and my doctor who does things differently recommended tenofovir...I know it's a new drug. Has anyone any experience with it?

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Taking the test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I want to take the Hiv test should I go to my HMO or to a clinic like Planned Parenthood ? please reply .

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medication, thinking to stop taking it:

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
What would happen if i decide to stop taking my medication that i am on, Combovir & Sustiva? Would i get really sick & the disease would progrest to the point that i would die?

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