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Hi Ma'am i drank beer before two hours taking an HIV test does it comprises my result thank you.
Hi Having a beer or another type of alcohol before doing a HIV test from the blood, would not affect the results. Let us know if you have any more questions or concerns. Health Nurse
I am not feeling well since new year. Symptoms including sore throat (very mild, but never go away), unexplained weakness, and night sweat ocationly. Since I don't have other sti's symptoms, can I only choose to do the HIV poc test?
Hi, and thanks for your question. The symptoms you are describing are not specifically related to an HIV infection or any other sexually transmitted infection (STI). In fact, they are much more common with other things such as common colds and flus. If there is no sexual risk or risk through sharing needles with an HIV-infected person for intravenous drug use, then I would recommend visiting a... Read Full Answer
Should I get tested after tiny drop of blood fall into my eyes?
Hi, and thanks for your question It would be very unlikely that an infection would get spread this way. Generally speaking, sexually transmitted infections are transmitted through sexual contact, not through the mode you describe. Of course if you have continuing concerns you could visit your family doctor for further assessment and follow up Let us know if this does not answer your question... Read Full Answer
I was wondering if it is normal for an 18 yr old male to be able to feel his lymph nodes which are about pea-sized. They are not causing any pain but I am worried it is std related.
Hi, and thanks for your question This can definitely be normal. Some people have bigger more palpable (able to be felt) lymph nodes very close to the surface of the body, especially if a person is on the thinner side. Others are naturally smaller and a bit deeper down and less easy to feel. The fact that they are not causing you any pain is a good thing. Of course we also do recommend... Read Full Answer
I have been having nausea and loss of appetite come and go and had protected sex about 4 months ago. I am very afraid I contracted and std or hiv. I feel my lymph nodes are a little swelled in my neck as well. What are these symptoms related to?
Hi, and thanks for your question. These symptoms could be related to any number of things ranging from viral or bacterial infections all the way to stress, fatigue and anxiety. However, they are not symptoms of any STI. If you are concerned about an STI from the encounter 4 months ago or any other sexual encounter we would recommend seeing a care provider for testing. Have a look at our... Read Full Answer