Can someone please confirm if steroid creams (topical corticosteroids) have or don't have any affect on HIV testing? I’ve read conflicting advice. Or is it if only taken orally or by injection?
I was using a cream daily for 2 months prior to exposure , then on/off two month post exposure . I have tested negative at 3 months post exposure but would like to know if using the cream before exposure and during the window period would have affected the result? Thank you.
I have had some minor hospital procedures over the last few years, ie exploratory procedures, laporascopy for endometriosis, an endoscopy and cystoscopy (2 years ago). Would these procedures in any way of compromised my immune system to affect my negative result?
Perhaps I'm reading too much on the forums. My mind keeps coming up with things which may have affected my results.
So basically if I'm not on chemo, taking anti-rejection drugs, there is nothing that would affect my result?
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