Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
   
Ask the Experts About

Hepatitis and HIV CoinfectionHepatitis and HIV Coinfection
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


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



Previous
should I get tested??
Next
Hepatitis C and Viral Load

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement