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Flu And Delayed HIV Antibodies

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

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can pregnancy (immunosuppression) delay HIV antibody production?

Dr. Bob I respect you very much and trust your opinion...PLEASE HELP...I had an exposure 5 1/2 months ago in healthcare where a droplet of blood went in to my eye. The dentist I worked for was laughed at me for being nervous and said that you cant...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. No. Neither pregnancy nor stress delays HIV seroconversion.2. You've had negative hepatitis C screening at 8 weeks, 12 weeks and 5 months. Just what part of "hepatitis C negative" are you having difficulty understanding?3.... Read more »

2nd trry!! Please advise.. Pregnant with delayed antibodies?

Hello,This is my second attempt for an response back.I will keep it short and direct:1. My EX boyfriend tested HIV positive in early Jan. 20082. I then went on spree of testing! I tested 2, 4,6,9 all the way up to 2 and half years past my last...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:No. You would have developed antibodies by now. These stories you are readin are just that. Stories. Within three months time you would have produced enough antibodies to get an accurate result. When someone has a known exposure to HIV, we... Read more »

Possible causes of delayed productiong for antibodies??? (donation on way)

Sorry...I accidentally posted this in the wrong forum, so I resent it in this one (the right forum)Hi doc...I was wondering what the possible causes can be for showing antibodies beyond the 3 month mark. I read somewhere that people who are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,A few quick points to hopefully allay your fears:1.Protected sex is protected, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. (If it "didn't look like it broke," it didn't break!)2.Your negative DNA PCR at... Read more »

Information about early ART therapy delaying antibody production

Dear Dr. WohlFirst of all thank you very much for offering this service. It is great to know that there is a place for people like me with frequent panic attacks.More than two years ago I was victim to a date rape incident in London and started PEP...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Thanks for writing. Let me reassure you that you are not HIV+. The article I wrote in 2004 reported on a paper that looked at HIV INFECTED people who started HIV therapy early in their infection (weeks to months) and then stopped their meds. These... Read more »
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ARS symptoms vs. delayed seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
This is for all of those people who became very ill (flu-like symptoms, rash diahrea, etc)and believed those symptoms to be ARS related do to whatever type of sexual encounter...I being one of them. I found some information to back up my... Read more »

delaying antibodies question.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does having an infection like a urinary track infection or cancer delay antibodies? Is there anyone who know this info. Read more »

Herpes and HIV/delayed sero

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know whether taking Famvir (an antiviral) for a rash (herpes like burning sensation) for 5 days (this was 2 weeks after exposure) would delay seroconversion? Could it delay it beyond 3 months? Is there any real need to test at 6 months... Read more »

Sorry for the delay in posting-HIV Journey Update

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello my friends,

Its been a while since I last posted and promised you I would provide any updates as they come along. Well here they are....Since the last post, I am knee deep in the whole acceptance phase. My attitude has changed for the better... Read more »