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HIV Seroconversion Illness At 10 Weeks

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Seroconversion illness and antibodies/Seroconversion and HIV testing

Question 1:Firstly, thank you for your valuable advice. The work you do is abolutelyinvaluable! Could you tell me, assuming an individual suffers from aretroviral illness, how soon after this illness would you expect detectable antibodies (by ELISA)...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.It's really hard to determine how long a person will begin to produceantibodies after the Acute Viral Syndrome stage. Not all persons will haveAcute Viral Syndrome, and the severity of this syndrome can vary greatly... Read more »

Newly infected: Time between exposure and seroconversion illness?

Dr Bob, I've been reading your advice for a long time because my partner is positive. I read a... Read more »

Slow emptying stomach after severe sero-conversion illness

Re: Slow Emptying stomach after severe sero-conversion illness.Thanks for your answer.This is a... Read more »
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antibodies after seroconversion illness

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dear everyone,

It appears there are a lot of people on this forum who had a low risk exposure, but are only anxious for a HIV infection because they had a flu-like experience with fever. Actually, i'm one of them. I wondered about the following thing: Read more »

Timing of Acute HIV and Sero-Conversion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My question relates to timing of possible HIV exposure, Acute HIV and subsequent sero-conversion.
Note I have tested negative with Elia tests out to 19 weeks but I have not been well since 2 weeks after the event feeling tired with off and on with... Read more »

Seroconversion symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I can't seem to find the information I am looking for online: symptoms associated with seroconversion illness.

Here's my situation: My boyfriend is HIV-positive. I have thus far been negative. About a month ago, we had sex and I penetrated him... Read more »

Seroconversion after 13 weeks?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Last year I had unprotected sex with a person who later turned out to be HIV positive (I know stupid). I took an hiv test 15 weeks later and tested NEG.

It is almost a year later. I have had various strange symptoms such as night sweats,... Read more »