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Can Pregnancy Delay HIV Seroconversion

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Autoimmune disorders delaying seroconversion (AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS AND DELAYED SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, You are the man! Can autoimmune disorders delay seroconversion of HIV? Should people with autoimmune disorders test beyond the 3 month window period? What types of autoimmune disorders could cause a false negative outside of the 3 month...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,This question comes up frequently for unclear reasons as it is not really a problem. See below and stop worrying, OK?Dr. BobLUPUS AND HIV TESTINGApr 18, 2008 Hello Could you please tell me whether a negative Elisa test at 3 months is conclusive... Read more »

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... Read more »
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U.S. National Institutes of Health

Anti-HIV Drugs in Pregnancy Not Linked to Children's Language Delays

The combinations of anti-HIV drugs recommended for pregnant women do not appear in general to increase their children's risk for language delay, according to a study from a National Institutes of Health research network. Children exposed to HIV in... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Guide to HIV, Pregnancy and Women's Health: HIV Care and Treatment During Pregnancy

What Is Prenatal Care? Prenatal care is also called antenatal care. This covers all the extra care that you receive during your pregnancy in preparation for your baby's birth. Prenatal care is not only about medicine and about tests. It includes... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Guide to HIV, Pregnancy and Women's Health: Planning Your Pregnancy

Many HIV positive women become pregnant when they already know their HIV status. Many women are also already taking ART when they become pregnant. If you already know that you are HIV positive, you may have discussed the possibility of becoming... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Finds Prenatal Anti-HIV Meds Not Linked to Children's Language Delays

A study by Professor Mabel L. Rise of the University of Kansas and researchers from other universities and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) indicated that children exposed to HIV in the womb and whose mothers received treatment for HIV during... Read more »
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Acyclovir - HIV Seroconversion Delay

Posted by worriedman460, 3 Replies
Ok. I did a stupid thing.
2 times oral, 2 times vaginal unprotected intercourse on New Year's eve. no excuse for it....

Anyway, I got a real quick cold a couple weeks in... cleared up within a couple weeks.
a month afterwards, i got a small lesion... Read more »

Hep c delays seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just found info that Hep c will delay seroconversion for Hiv test John Hopkis web site says that Hiv test will show positive 10-14 days after infection but Hep C can delay it to 6-8 weeks.does anyone know what are the symptoms of HEPc ?

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delayed seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
you can have a delayed seroconversion if you are coinfected
with hiv and hep c i have spoke with so many doctors and hospitals they said you need to test at 9months and 12 months Read more »

DELAYED SEROCONVERSION

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
JOHN HOPKINS SITE SAID THAT CHRONIC HEP C CAN CAUSE DELAYED SEROCONVERSION SO IF THAT PERSON HAS BOTH BECAUSE OF HIV HE WOULD BE MORE LIKELY
TO GIVE YOU HEP C SO IF YOUR BODY IS FIGHTING TWO INFECTION HOW COULD IT NOT BE DELAYED? SOMEBODY HAS TO HAVE... Read more »