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A 30-year-old male asked:

Hello i had an exposure to hiv & got tested with 4th gen tests on 6 weeks and 3 months post exposure( negative). i used anti histamines every day due to allergy. also used steroid inhaler and eye drop once every two weeks . will it affect my test ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Tests are accurate: Modern HIV tests work just fine in patients using such allergy medications. No worries.
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