Herpes During Seroconversion
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Posted by AnonymousAre there symptoms or general behavior one will feel if they seroconvert?
Also, if somebody had herpes already, is there any cases where they would get more outbreaks in the first 3-6 months of getting HIV if not?
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI have come down with herpes and ebv at the same time and started taking acyclvoir immeadiately. Could this medication, coupled with the other infections cause me to not develope antibodies for hiv if I got that also. Could it cause the production... Read more »
Posted by worriedman460, 3 RepliesOk. 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyTwo questions:
1. Can being very active (going to the gym 5 days a week, playing sports) delay seroconversion past 6 months? Are there any factors that can delay seroconversion?
2. I have read that HIV can cause very long and severe genital herpes... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesDoes anyone know long it takes for antibodies to be detected after seroconversion ? Read more »
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University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineTypical 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 »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Neither herpes zoster nor acyclovir would delay HIV seroconversion. Having sex "at the peak" of a shingles outbreak is certainly not wise and probably was fairly uncomfortable. Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to 73 days are... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineWe are going well outside the confines of this forum to answer all of those questions. 3 months for HIV using conventional serology.MH... Read more »
Universidad de Puerto RicoSarcoma de Kaposi no es exclusivo de la infeccion por VIH. Esta es una condicion vista comunmente en varones con descendencia mediterranea (Italia, Espaa, Grecia, etc.)y se asocia a un Virus de la familia de Herpes.No tiene que ver nada con una... Read more »
Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) Seroprevalence at the Time of HIV-1 Diagnosis and Seroincidence After HIV-1 Diagnosis in an Ethnically Diverse Cohort of HIV-1-Infected PersonsResearchers in the current study sought to determine herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) seroprevalence at HIV-1 diagnosis and seroincidence one year or more after HIV diagnosis. HSV type-specific antibodies were detected using enzyme immunoassay in... Read more »
Transmission of Herpes Simplex Virus Types 1 and 2 in a Prospective Cohort of HIV-Negative Gay Men: The Health in Men StudyThere are few studies comparing risk factors for infection by herpes simplex virus types 1 (HSV-1) and 2 (HSV-2), the authors of the current study wrote, despite an increase in HSV-1-associated anogenital herpes reports. In that context, researchers... Read more »
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