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How Long Does It Take To Seroconvert

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Ask the Experts

why is takeing so long to seroconvert

Hi Dr. BobWhy am am I not seroconverting. I have had thrush for 5 weeks now. Healthy people don't get thrush which is not responding to mycelex. I have the rash on face around eyes and on chest. I tested hiv dna pcr and antibody at 6 weeks, rna...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Why are you taking so long to seroconvert to HIV-positive? The reason is you are not infected and consequently will not "seroconvert"!Your negative HIV-antibody tests out to 13 weeks plus your undetectable quantitative PCR RNA and... Read more »

Can you sero-convert again after 1st HIV infection?

I saw a long time HIV+ man who was convinced that he was experiencing sero-conversion illness again... Read more »

Could I seroconvert late?

Does everyone seroconvert within 3 months? It's almost 6 months since my exposure and I think... Read more »
Articles
HIV i-Base

Treatment in Seroconversion Maintains HIV-Specific Immune Responses Similar to Long-Term Slow Progressors

Recent studies by Hocqueloux et al suggest that long-term control of viraemia is possible after discontinuation of prolonged ART initiated at seroconversion. 1 This study compared a cohort of 15 long-term non-progressors (LTNPs) with spontaneously... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Design for Living

It wasn't too long ago that many of us were cheering for Jack Mackenroth on the hit reality television series Project Runway. Today, Mackenroth is reaching an entirely new audience with the recently launched campaign, "Living Positive by Design."... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Lowering the Risk of HIV After Sex or Other Exposure

Post-exposure prophylaxis -- or PEP for short -- has long been used to minimize the chance of HIV infection among healthcare workers exposed to the virus (primarily through accidental needlestick injuries). 1-3 It is also generally available in... Read more »
Housing Works

Long Island Gets What it Deserves

HHS Secretary Leavitt owes Long Island some moola In a victory for people living with AIDS in Long Island, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled Monday that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services should not have denied... Read more »
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Please Read (how long to seroconvert)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Please forgive me for using this forum prematurely, but I really need some help. My problem is that I've been exposed and having symptoms. Lost alot of weight, coated tongue, body pains, and just feeling awful all day. I've been posting on the "Am i... Read more »

how long did it take to seroconvert

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
For anyone who already tested +ve
I really need some help. My problem is that I've been exposed and having symptoms. Lost alot of weight, coated tongue, body pains, and just feeling awful all day. I've been posting in the forum and found that most of... Read more »

6 month is rare to seroconvert

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How long after a possible exposure should I wait to get tested for HIV?

The tests commonly used to detect HIV infection actually look for antibodies produced by your body to fight HIV. Most people will develop detectable antibodies within 3 months... Read more »

Seroconverted on April Fools Day

Posted by AZSouthBay, 4 Replies
I seroconverted on April Fools Day. Even before receiving the news, talking about going to get tested would give me what I just found out is a panic attack- lan overwhelming feeling I'm going to faint and hurl. Of course when receiving the news... Read more »