|OI this early?
Jan 15, 2002
Is it possible to get opportunistic infections, like pneumonia, as early as 4-6 months after exposure?
Response from Dr. Feinberg
It is possible to have an OI, such as Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP), early on as part of the seroconversion process. This can happen in those individuals whose CD4 cell counts drop precipitously with new infection. 4-6 months is actually too late for an OI to occur as part of seroconversion, and would be too early for a typical OI associated with advanced HIV disease.
Im positiveperson who infected me still negative
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