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Fever During Seroconversion

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Rheumatic Fever and Delayed Seroconversion

Hi Dr. Bob,Thanks in advance for taking the time out of your busy schedule to answer my question. I just want you to know that I appreciate the job that you're doing in this website.Anyway, my question is, "Does having rheumatic fever and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Paranoid, definitely paranoid.Rheumatic fever and anemia do not affect HIV test results or delay seroconversion. Your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests out to 126 days are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. No further HIV testing is... Read more »

Seroconversion: symptoms?

Dr B, Seroconversion: does it entail symptoms like the ARS does? Fever etc. will occur as symptoms... Read more »

seroconversion symptoms

dear doctor,briefly, what are typical seroconversion symptoms? or does seroconversion pass on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated With HIV Seroconversion in Gay Men in England at the Start of the 21st Century

In order to "detect and quantify current risk factors for HIV seroconversion among gay men seeking repeat tests at sexual health clinics," the authors conducted an unmatched case control study in London, Brighton, and Manchester. The authors... Read more »
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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Impact of Sex Partners' HIV Status on HIV Seroconversion in a Prospective Cohort of Injection Drug Users

The identification of persons at highest risk for HIV infection is crucial for targeting prevention strategies, the authors noted. In this study, researchers evaluated the HIV status of injection drug users' (IDUs) sex partners and rates of... Read more »
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Anyone have a strong seroconversion and lived long

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had a very strong seroconversion that lasted almost almost 3 months. This was about 3 weeks after exposure I started with fever, night sweets and severe headaches.. continued for for 3 months. I was wondering if anyone else had something like... Read more »

seroconversion ?

Posted by Anonymous
How dramatic is the onset.. Are we talking mild like flu symptoms or something much more intense than just a mild fever and sore throat. Is there any one symptom that almost everyone gets.. Night sweats, high high fever and so on ?

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Posted by nacho777, 2 Replies
Could it be psoible to have a sintomatic seroconversion with dierrea, with bigger linfatic and with rush in your skin but don`t have never fever, it seem very rare, don`t you think Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How soon after exposure could seroconversion occur?
My exposure was Thursday morning. Could I be experiencing seroconversion already, only 5 days later?
My glands on one side of my face hurt and are swollen, no fever, sore ear.
Can anyone advise me? ... Read more »