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Forum Name: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Question: Relation Between Irregular Pap smear and HIV


 Sunkissed27 - Thu Feb 22, 2007 6:19 pm

I've received results of an irregular pap smear and have also tested positive for lymes disease through an ELISA test but negative for lymes in a Western Blot test. I'm told there is a correlation between testing positive for lymes and having the HIV virus. Is this possible? What do I do next?
 Theresa Jones, RN - Thu Mar 22, 2007 5:36 am

User avatar Hi Sunkissed27,
Have you had specific testing for HIV? The FDA has approved four rapid HIV tests. If you have not had specific testing for HIV, a suggestion would be to inquire regarding testing. Best wishes.
Sincerely,
Theresa Jones, RN

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