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A 31-year-old male asked:

Can neem capsules or any ayuverdic medecine like manjishta or ashwaganda or amalaki delay syphilis or hiv window period testing?i tested negative at 12 weeks but i was taking those ayutvedic herbs during this period?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
There is no credible evidence that they do. It is good that you are negative but please always use precaution when having sex to avoid any STD
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
There are no known medical conditions, medications, herbs, or anything else known to interfere with HIV or syphilis blood tests.
Nov 21, 2021
Last updated Nov 26, 2021


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