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sero-conversion exposure time frame

Oct 16, 2000

Sir, I had both protected sex but also limited risk -- and the very next day -- for over one and one-half weeks experienced flu-like symptoms. I've seen and heard people report that "conversion" does NOT occur the very next day. It this true?

Response from Dr. Dieterich

It usually takes several weeks for seroconversion to happen. It sounds like you had a cold. Even colds usually take longer than 12 hours to incubate. However that does not mean that you are safe. Go get tested! DTD

should I get tested??
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