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Will consuming liquor affect HIV test result?? (Doctor plz help me....) (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

Dear Doc Bob,I am from Malaysia...Thank you for spending some times with me cause i really feel helpless now...I want to ask if i drink some liquor (around 200ml, 40% alcohol)eight hours before i take HIV test (Elisa-probably ealier generation),...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Alcohol does not affect HIV test results. (See below)Yes, your 99-day result is conclusive.Good luck. Be well.Dr. BobFollow up to the binge drinking question.Jul 26, Read more »

qualitative HIV PCR DNA test result

hello Dr, Thanks for the reply on my Positive ELISA, negative Western Blot and 29... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Porn Actor's HIV Test Results Officially Reported to County

...and AIDS activists, the Adult Industry Medical Healthcare Foundation (AIM) late Tuesday officially confirmed an HIV-positive test result to the Los Angeles County Public Health Department (LACPHD). Staff at the Sherman Oaks-based AIM conducted... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Palm Springs, Calif., Sees Increase in HIV-Positive Test Results; Advocacy Group Seeks Additional Funding

... An increase in HIV-positive test results is leading the Palm Springs, Calif.-based Desert AIDS Project to request additional funding from the Riverside County Department Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Program at St. Louis Children's Hospital Will Offer HIV Tests, Results to Patients Older Than 15 Without Parental Consent

...The St. Louis Children's Hospital in July will begin offering no-cost, immediate HIV testing to patients ages 15 and older without parental consent, the AP/ Joplin Globe reports. Under the program, adolescents Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Get HIV Test, Results Within the Hour

...department will contact them if the results are positive, but this is not the case, Irvin said: Florida law requires that HIV test results be reported face-to-face. Of the 6,500 people tested annually by the department, 45-50 percent of those... 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 »

Can ecstasy hinder HIV test results ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi there. I was just wondering if taking drugs like ecstasy or cocaine a few weeks before testing can affect the results in any way ? Also, I read somewhere that ecstasy use lowers the immune system, so could this cause any problems when testing ? Read more »

Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results By FOSTER KLUG, Associated Press writer BALTIMORE - Thousands of patients could have received questionable HIV (news - web Read more »

HIV Test Results

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am a 32 year old female from a very small town and I have lived in terror of HIV since about 1995. I basically diagnosed myself based on symptoms and in my mind I was almost certain that I was HIV positive. Read more »