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A 26-year-old male asked:

Can supplements such as multivitamin, weight loss supplements, protein, amino acids etc... affect std testing results or cause inaccurate results?

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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No: These do not affect std testing. We use test that are usually only affected by improper sampling technique ot medications.
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Dr. Scott Welker
General Surgery 28 years experience
Somebody may be lying to you.
May 2, 2012
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Good question: I have been doing 25 years of STD testing. I am unaware of any literature that this is a possibility.
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