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Delayed Hiv Seroconversion Due To Tb

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

..."opportunistic" diseases such as PCP and certain forms of meningitis have become more commonplace. In addition, as HIV seroprevalence rates have risen, there have been significant increases in the burden of endemic conditions such as tuberculosis (TB), particularly among young people. For example, as HIV seroprevalence increased sharply in Blantyre, Malawi from 1986 to 1995, tuberculosis admissions at the city's main hospital rose more than...
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Confused after reading some Hep C and HIV answers and questions!(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Hi, Doctor, I had written to you previously and made a donation of $50, all I could afford, sorry. I'm a mother of three and now I am really terrified. When reading some of the answers related to Hep C delayed seroconversion with HIV, noticed you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(hepatitis B surface antigen) indicated you do not have hepatitis B or C. Consequently, hepatitis would not be causing delayed HIV seroconversion. The bottom line is that no further HIV testing is warranted, based on this event. Please note the... Read more »

Dr. Bob, can i woohoo, please answer? Will donate. (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I have had one time unprotected sex with a stranger in the past, she told me that she had a boy friend in the past, who goes to prostitutes all the time. After that i got HIV1/2 antibody tested 3 times, upto 7 months past the exposure....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...or hepatitis C testing is warranted at this time.You did not read the archives carefully! The only potential case of delayed HIV seroconversion involved concurrent acute hepatitis C infection. (See below.) This you clearly did not have. Other... 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 »

No Surprise

Just as I suspected, Dr. Boob doesn't have the answer....you have based your medical career on an unproven thoery.....Bravo! George Clooney would be very proud of you!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...addition, as HIV seroprevalence rates have risen, there have been significant increases in the burden of endemic conditions such as tuberculosis (TB), particularly among young people. For example, as HIV seroprevalence increased sharply in... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Tuberculosis (TB)

...TB and HIV: A Bad Pair How Is TB Diagnosed? How Is TB Treated? Medication Problems The Bottom Line What Is TB? Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection caused by bacteria. TB usually affects the lungs, but sometimes can affect other... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Tuberculosis (TB)

...¿Cómo Se Diagnostica? ¿Cómo Se Trata el TB? Problemas Con los Medicamentos En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué Es la TB? La tuberculosis (TB) es una infección causada por una bacteria. Normalmente ataca los pulmones pero a veces puede... Read more »
The Well Project

Tuberculosis

...Forms of TB TB and HIV Preventing TB Diagnosing TB TB Symptoms TB Treatment The Bottom Line Introduction Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious respiratory disease of the lungs and respiratory system. Along with HIV, TB is the one... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...Laboratory Tests Bone Density Scan (DEXA, see fact sheet 557 ): A baseline test helps show if you are losing bone density due to smoking, age, or other risk factors. Repeat in women after menopause, men over age 50, and people with low... Read more »
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Acyclovir - HIV Seroconversion Delay

Posted by worriedman460, 3 Replies
...way...i'm confident i have herpes... but i heard that chances of coinfection with hiv are high if you catch herpes at same time..due to hiv shedding on sore? my question is this... it is proven that herpes seroconversion is delayed by acyclovir.... Read more »

PLEASE...I AM DYING...

Posted by goingmad, 1 Reply
...nervous and said that you cant get HIV that way. So I called the PEP hotline and spoke with about 6-7 Drs. all telling me that due to the low chances and me being pregnant they wouldnt recommend PEP chance of transmission is low. Anyways, we... Read more »

Are They Right?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Why do some people insist that HIV does not cause AIDS and that test is not accurate? 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 Read more »