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Is It Possible To Seroconvert After 5 Years

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WoW. this guy took over a year to seroconvert???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

Scared shitless in New England Read more »

How did I seroconvert?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was negative with a positive partner. After a year of ALWAYS having safe sex I now find myself positive. It was shocking, because I know that before this relationship I had safe sex with many positive men and was always OK. Some of the possible... 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 »

anyone seroconverted late (see links)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My doctor told me that it can take years for it to show it. Not because of the test, but biological factors. Even the body had a posting on late seroconverters. One post indicated one forth of infected will seroconvert late. have anyone experienced... Read more »

Any late seroconverts?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My doctor told me that it can take years for it to show it. Not because of the test, but biological factors. Even the body had a posting on late seroconverters. One post indicated one forth of infected will seroconvert late. have anyone experienced... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Am I seroconverting?

Almost 8 weeks ago, I had unprotected receptive anal sex with a guy of unknown status, next day I developed genital/perianal ulcers , 7 days later I had a mild sore throat, abdominal pain, fever , headache, swollen lymph nodes groin, neck and under...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Unprotected receptive anal sex is certainly a high-risk situation. Your seven week test is a good indicator of what to expect at the 90 day mark since most people will have produced enough antibodies by 28 days. I would suggest a 90 day... Read more »

Seroconverting and Meds

I found out on Mar 6 I was positive. I became ill around Feb 10. The doctors think I became infected in Jan/Feb 06. Two sets of blood work have been completed. Mar 9 CD 4=960 VL=69,000 %=36 Ratio=1.24....Mar 30 CD4=1130 VL=37,000 %=34 Ratio=.84...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You will not get a consensus among experts as to how to proceed. The ultimate question is does very early treatment affect clinical outcome, and that question will take years to answer. The devil is in the details as to what the "benefit"... Read more »

Do people write back about the time they took to seroconvert?

Dr. Bob,How are you? I read about your brother... I have a sister living with cancer... I cannot put into words what I feel. I do not have the possibility to be with her more than once per year (she is living in another country). But I call her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Marius,The vast majority of folks who become infected with HIV will seroconvert (develop detectable levels of anti-HIV antibodies in their blood) in three to six weeks. Your negative HIV tests at 3 and 8.5 weeks are extremely encouraging. Good... Read more »

Will HCV affect HIV seroconvertion, part 2

Dear Doctor McGovern,Thank you for your answer to my question. It helped me tocalm down. I am aware the the non sexual Chlamydia Pneumoniae does not affect possible seroconversion. I am just curious to know about the possible coinfection of HCV and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There is not a lot of information about simultaneous transmission of HIV and HCV. Traditional time points of testing should be adequate in most cases.Dr. McGovern... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Outlines Possible Courses of African HIV/AIDS Epidemic Over Next 20 Years

HIV will continue to spread unchecked in Africa if the pandemic is viewed as separate from its social, economic and political "roots," according to a brief issued on Tuesday in Ethiopia by UNAIDS , the Panafrican News Agency reports. The briefing... Read more »

Presence of Binding Antibodies in Genital Secretions of High-Risk, HIV-Uninfected Women Offers Possible Explanation of "HIV Immunity" Enigma

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Test Positive Aware Network

Brett Grodeck -- Infinite Possibilities

On a recent trip to Chicago, my hometown, I was transported back to a time 20 years ago when I believed that anything was possible. At 18, I was smart-alecky kid with a punk haircut, taking college classes by day, and by night clubbing at Smart Bar... Read more »