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Hiv Antibody Formation

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hepatitis c antibody formation

if hypothetically you contracted hiv and hepatitis c at the same time... i have read that acute hepatitis c can delay hiv seroconversion but is it also true that hiv can delay hepatitis c seroconversion if they were both contracted at the same time?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am not aware of reports of delayed HCV seroconversion in patients with recent onset of HIV infection. In fact a report in 2009 of 3 patients who had acquired both infections simultaneously showed seroconversion rates consistent with what we see in... Read more »

Follow up question regarding vaccination and antibody formation

Dear Dr. Bob,With reference to your reply on 'vaccination provoking immune response verus... Read more »

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Cocaine, Pot and antibodies production

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've been reading in some Web Sites and some posts in thois forum that antibody production can be delayed way longer, whrn you use cocaine and marijuana, I have negative Oraquiks at 3, 6 and 12 months after an incident with someone that some weeks... Read more »

No antibodies?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm just concerned about antibody production would anyone know how a person possibly hiv infected could keep coming up negative on antibody test after the 6 month period without further exposures? Are there any percentages for the people that test... Read more »

Antibodies vs Antibodies

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read here that having herpes will not affect your hiv test. Okay so I am likely splitting hairs here but since this is my life I need to know. If I had contracted Herpes and HIV at the same time and my body began making antibodies... Read more »

Cocaine, Pot and antibodies production

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've been reading in some Web Sites and some posts in thois forum that antibody production can be delayed way longer, whrn you use cocaine and marijuana, I have negative Oraquiks at 3, 6 and 12 months after an incident with someone that some weeks... Read more »