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How Rare Is Seroconversion After Three Months

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Regarding 9 month seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous
Just look at the posts. Count back in months from the date of the post the amount of months this guy claims to have seroconverted. They all go back to Feb 1998. So does the 9 month case referred to it's basically rubbish.

Kind Regards,

Kev... Read more »

Latent seroconversion to HIV+ after 6 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Nov.13/01 - I am a RN, 59 yrs old, white, female, I have no other medical problems. I suffered an accidental needlestick from an aids patient on Jan. 27/00. I took the required medication for safety sake, had been testing HIV- until July 28, 2001. ... Read more »

Seroconversion after 30 mos

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Someone posted the following question to Dr. Holidjny on the Body's Viral Load forum saying they converted at 30 months. I cut and pasted the question below. Great that's all I need is to read something like this. Everyone on this forum is saying a... Read more »

three month test

Posted by lion355, 1 Reply
My plan is to go for the rapid test tomorrow. It's now over 90 days, so unless I'm one of those rare cases where it takes over 90 days to test positive, tomorrow's results will be conclusive. I had protected sex a few times over a long weekend he... Read more »


Posted by Virgo, 1 Reply
To all WW, please read thorugh this. It comes from the CDC website. Someday they will update ALL of their website.

Here's a recommendation that comes directly from the training manuals used by the CDC.

"All testing follows the same basic steps:

1.... Read more »
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Dr. Bob or whoever answers this hopefully:2 days ago I unknowingly had unprotected sex with a transexual who actually had gender reassignment surgery. Thus, we had "vaginal" sex if you will and she gave me oral for a few seconds. No anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.You "unknowingly had unprotected sex..."? Hmm. Generally speaking most of us know when we've had sex, but OK....Unprotected sex, whether with male, female, tranny, gay, straight, bi-curious or closeted Mormon Republican, places you... Read more »

Dr. Conway - "rare cases" expert - PLEASE help me! (no response from "Safe sex " forum)

Dear Dr. Conway, Firstly, thank you for this web side it helps me a lot during this hard time. Sorry for my English, but I am not native speaker (I am from Hungary).My case is quite complicated. April 20: relatively low risk exposure mutual...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I think you need to believe the results of your HIV tests and move on. The one and only other test I would do is a CD4 count, to make sure that we are not missing one of the extremely rare cases that could be missed by the excellent HIV tests you... Read more »

seroconversion at 3 months?

Gday from Australia DR Bob, i have been reading your forums and they are great, your responses are fantastic... lets cut to the chase...I went to a sex worker (female.. i am male) just over three months ago and engaged in mutual masturbation. i had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mister McWorrylots,If you've been reading my forums, you should know this forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks with fatigue and anemia problems. Right mate?All the testing, prevention, transmission, and sex stuff needs to be sent to... Read more »

What do you think about a test at 5 months???? (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, Hello good doctor, I am a long time reader of the forum. You helped me out years ago and I am still grateful for your assisstance. More importantly, how are you doing? Are you feeling good? I hope you and Steve are still together,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Welcome back to the forum.Your WOO-HOO is definitive, conclusive and Dr. Bob-certified, OK? The whole hepatitis C story has been blown way, way, way out of proportion. See below. If you don't have active hepatitis C (you'd be sick if... Read more »
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