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Hiv Hcv Coinfection Window Period

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hiv/hcv coinfection window period

What is the window perion for potential exposure? I was stuck with a needle by an iv drug user and have had many symptoms and two tests which came back neg for hcv & hiv. One @ 30 days & another @ 12 weeks/ 3 months per cdc guidlines. Is it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
After a potential exposure, the CDC usually recommends testing out til 6 months. The extent of your exposure will depend on several things including the amount of blood on the needle, the size of the needle etc. You will want to discuss this further... Read more »

HCV/HIV co-infection and window period

DoctorCan you please clarify a contradiction in what I have read on various reputable sites... Read more »

co-infection HIV and HCV , delay window periode

Dear Dr. McGovernI had unprotected sex with a sex worker, I had negative antibodies test for HIV... Read more »
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HIV/HCV coinfection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Please, can somebody help me. I am really frightened.
I had receptive anal sex (condom, but no lube so may have damaged condom) and gave oral sex on 7th Oct - i know my anus was was cut as it bled afterwards.
I lost about 10lbs over the 3-4th week... Read more »

HCV HIV coinfection?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Please help - i had -ve HIV and HCV antibody tests at 12wks5days although i have experienced a lot of symptoms:
Please, can somebody help me. I am really frightened.
I had receptive anal sex (condom, but no lube so may have damaged condom) and gave... Read more »

HCV/HIC coinfection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Please, can somebody help me. I am really frightened.
I had receptive anal sex (condom, but no lube so may have damaged condom) and gave oral sex on 7th Oct - i know my anus was was cut as it bled afterwards.
I lost about 10lbs over the 3-4th week... Read more »

Window Period for Occupational Exposures

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Taken from a report on HIV exposure in a health care setting:

HIV Seroconversion in HCWs

Data on the timing and clinical characteristics of seroconversion in HIV-exposed HCWs are limited by the infrequency of infection following occupational... Read more »