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I just got a negative HIV blood test. I read on line that corticosteroids can effect the test. I take Flonase for allergies would that effect the test or is it still valid and negative?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice
2 doctors agree

In brief: HIV Testing

Your test is valid.
Now, the only question remaining is has enough time passed since the exposure you worry about to call the test valid.

In brief: HIV Testing

Your test is valid.
Now, the only question remaining is has enough time passed since the exposure you worry about to call the test valid.
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Dr. Al Hegab
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Still valid negative

Flonase is a local steroid, will not affect HIV testing results.

In brief: Still valid negative

Flonase is a local steroid, will not affect HIV testing results.
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