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does a flu affects the HIV test?

I donated blood today at a hospital for examination but i was having a flu. does it affect the HIV test?
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Why are you donating blood if you are fearful of HIV? Donating blood is not to be used as a testing center.

No it does not affect the test.
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The dr told me to go to the hospital and donate blood  if i am not sure about the results he gave me. I donated blood and the results came all STD's came negative. what things affect the HIV test?
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That doctor is an idiot.
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186166 tn?1385259382
think this is an example of a language barrier.

i "think" what he is saying is that he went and had a blood test...not donating blood to a blood bank/hospital.
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No lizzie i donated blood to the blood bank of the hospital in order to be scanned. The dr. offered because it's free and my financial problem is bad
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186166 tn?1385259382
OH GOOD LORD ! ! !
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You don't donate blood to test for HIV let alone when you are sick. You do know you can be prosecuted?
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i made 3  tests before and the last one was after 121 days which came back negative. i was afraid to donate blood but the dr told me that they will not prosecute me if i have HIV or not. also, he was pretty sure that i don't have the infection. My purpose of donating blood was for testing for STD. I told you it's a very expensive , that's why i did that.
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Yes they would have prosecuted you and still could if they knew your story.
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All the doctors that i made an HIV tests at their clinics said that the only way for me to accept the result is to donate blood at a blood bank.. If they weren't sure of my status, they wouldn't have suggested that. It was the only way to feel comfort ..I did before donating blood 3 HIV tests and they came back negative. The last test was after 120 days from the exposure.
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Move on.
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Thank you for all the support you gave me guys.. Especially you and lizzie.. I love you all. thanks a lot
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