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How Long Do Hiv Seroconversion Symptoms Last

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...received reports of 56 health care workers in the United States with documented, occupationally acquired HIV infection, of whom 25 have developed AIDS in the absence of other risk factors. The development of AIDS following known HIV seroconversion also has been repeatedly observed in pediatric and adult blood transfusion cases, in mother-to-child transmission, and in studies of hemophilia, injection-drug use and sexual transmission in which...
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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
...(hepatitis B surface antigen) indicated you do not have hepatitis B or C. Consequently, hepatitis would not be causing delayed HIV seroconversion. The bottom line is that no further HIV testing is warranted, based on this event. Please note the... Read more »

Follow-up Question about Hep C and HIV Coinfection (DELAYED SEROCONVERSION: HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection 2009)

Dear Dr. Bob,Thank you for your prompt response. I will be making a donation at www.concertedeffort.org tomorrow. I have just a couple of questions I meant to ask previously.My risk event occurred as a result of a sexual assault from a man from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...psychological counseling to help you cope with your irrational fears.Dr. BobDr. Rob, your input please? (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)Mar 29, 2009 Dr. Bob, I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding... 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 a boy friend in the past, who goes to prostitutes all the time. After that i got HIV1/2 antibody tested 3 times, upto 7 months past the exposure....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...or hepatitis C testing is warranted at this time.You did not read the archives carefully! The only potential case of delayed HIV seroconversion involved concurrent acute hepatitis C infection. (See below.) This you clearly did not have. Other... Read more »

Acute Seroconversion and Fatigue

I was diagnosed less than a month ago as going through acute seroconversion and hiv positive. I had been feeling ill for weeks and still 6 weeks later don't feel quite back to normal. I've had to go back to work and am having circulation and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome vary considerably in severity and duration from person to person and from case to case. Some folks have no symptoms or such mild symptoms they don't even notice them; others wind up in... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual and Reproductive Life of Women Informed of Their HIV Seropositivity: A Prospective Cohort Study in Burkina Faso

...follow-up visit, each women was offered an individual session of counseling with a social worker who informed her about her HIV seropositivity. At each interview, the social worker collected information on the sharing of HIV test results with the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Enhances Regression of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia in HIV-Seropositive Women

...HIV-seropositive women with cervical disease who were receiving HAART for a median duration of 5 months. The current article discusses the long-term follow-up (17.7 months) of 168 HIV-positive women with CIN, of whom 96 were receiving HAART. This... Read more »
The Body

What Is HIV?

...black or white; gay or straight; married or single. It's what you do, not who you are, that puts you at risk for HIV. How Long Does It Take to Feel a Symptom of HIV? People can have HIV for 10 years or more and never show any symptoms.... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV... Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...20-25 million people world wide and some of them experience more problems than others. That must be more common than "late hiv seroconversion, rare strain or body not producing antibodies" as many people are speculating here. When I got sick,... Read more »

How long after seroconversion do you test pos.??

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Say at 2-3 weeks, you have ARS symptoms.....the person is basicly seroconverting. How long after that would they test pos. on a rapid test??? Read more »

How long and how severe can seroconversion be?

Posted by rufenough, 3 Replies
...chest when i breath (feels like deep inflamation in lungs)...these symptoms have persisted and changed gradually over time (no long got a rash no fever for a few nights) Lymph nodes remain aching in neck all the time though, the symptoms in fact... Read more »

what does this mean ???

Posted by readthis, 3 Replies
...criteria of an evolving antibody response, a negative HIV test within 18 months, or a serological testing algorithm for recent HIV seroconversion, persons diagnosed with recent HIV infection between 2003 and 2005 were identified. Using HIV clinic... Read more »