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Does Hepatitis C Delay Seroconversion

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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
...ELISA) out to nine months are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Your negative hepatitis C antibody and negative HBsAg (hepatitis B surface antigen) indicated you do not have hepatitis B or C.... 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... Read more »

Dr. Rob, your input please? (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding conflicting... Read more »
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... Where to get information on new hepatitis C drugs Discussion Where to get information on new hepatitis C drugs TAG Pipeline Report PDF An Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

... Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. Read more »
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Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
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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 Read more »

Looking for answers

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...it came back negative but couldn't let it go due to the persistant symptoms and the everlasting rumour that coinfection with Hepatitis C can delay seroconversion (needlestick injuries happens to be an efficient route for HCV infection). I'm... Read more »

Stress?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I read that people with poor immune systms take longer to show antibodies on testing. I know if you stress your immune systm weakens, does this cause you to show up later rather than earlier on ELISA tests?, because I know we all stress to the... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...symptoms that have been treated and not going away and he says that if infected with both Hep C and HIV at the same time this would delay production of antibodies. So is this correct or do I seriously need to find a new doctor that can treat a... Read more »