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seroconversion?

Posted by agny, 1 Reply
Just a question. It has been 4 days and I am in bed. Can't swollow bad sore throat and body aches and 100.3 fever. If there are symptoms can I have gotton them so soon? Read more »

Soreness - after seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous
Are there any symptoms after sero conversion? Sore neck? Sore lymph nodes? or is there really no symptoms after seroconversion?

Jackie? Anyone?

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Seroconversion?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Have a question: about 7 to 7 1/2 weeks after a semi-risky encounter, I came down with a sore throat that lasted about 3 days, no other real symptoms or else too mild to notice. Could this be ars? Please let me know, am really worried.


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Seroconversion or Sushi!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
On 11/19/05, I had protected vaginal intercourse and unprotected oral sex with a male of unknown status. There were no condom issues and he ejaculated on my chest. On 11/24 or 11/25 (approximately 5-6 days later) I purchased and ate sushi/sashimi... Read more »

antibodies and seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Does anyone know long it takes for antibodies to be detected after seroconversion ? Read more »
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seroconversion symptoms

dear doctor,briefly, what are typical seroconversion symptoms? or does seroconversion pass on unnoticed?thanks....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Typical seroconversion symptoms include fever, sore throat, swollen lymph glands, fatigue, aches and rash-- much the way someone with infectious mononucleosis would appear. However, there are a host of other symtpoms and conditions that have been... Read more »

How can I reduce the pain of Seroconversion?

Hi,I contracted HIV 2 weeks ago on 12/7/2013 and started to develop symptoms of seroconversion on 22/7/2013. I tested positive yesterday 25/7/2013 however my question is - what is the best way for me to minimise the pain and symptoms of what i am...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
In general, these symptoms will pass, very much like when someone has the flu. Symptomatic relief with ibuprofen or naproxen containing products, along with good hydration usually lessens the severity of the symptoms.... Read more »

Possible Symptoms? Early seroconversion?

HI! i was curious if the following were were typical symptoms of HIV infection and if it is normal to experience seroconverstion as early as two weeks after exposure as i've heard it normally takes 4 weeks before any symptoms show? Anyways, two...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
The symptoms and the timing you describe could be consistent with acute HIV infection. I would strongly suggest consulting with your health care provider.... Read more »

Delayed HIV seroconversion can take 7 years or more

Look at the article from http://www.hivsymptomsonline.com/seroconversion.html is information correct? i have negative hiv test uot to 18 months but i am concerned about the conclusiveness of the results! Your comment on the articleSeroconversionThe...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The text is misleading. They are trying to say that symptoms related to HIV may take seven years or longer to manifest. The detection of anti-HIV antibodies in the blood (seroconversion), however, occurs in the vast majority of people within... Read more »
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Factors Associated With HIV Seroconversion in Gay Men in England at the Start of the 21st Century

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Socioeconomic Differences in the Impact of HIV Infection on Workforce Participation in France in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

In the current study, the authors "sought to measure the difference in employment rates between HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative persons and to establish whether this difference varied according to the HIV-infected persons' socioeconomic... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Incidence and Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Seroconversion in Injecting Drug Users in Australia

The authors conducted a prospective cohort study to determine the incidence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and to identify risks for seroconversion. Study participants were recruited through direct approach, street-based outreach, methadone... Read more »