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psoriasis? delayed seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous
does anyone know if the autoimmune disease psoriasis would cause delayed seroconversion? just got tested and now this is eating away at me. responses/feedback would be greatly appreciated. thanks

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Regarding 9 month seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous
Just look at the posts. Count back in months from the date of the post the amount of months this guy claims to have seroconverted. They all go back to Feb 1998. So does the 9 month case referred to earlier...so it's basically rubbish.

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Kev... Read more »

seroconversion

Posted by rufio1979, 1 Reply
What are the best remedies during the seroconversion phase? Read more »

Question about Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does seroconversion have to be complete before the body produces antibodies or are antibodies produced before, during and after seroconversion?

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Seroconversion

Posted by nacho777, 2 Replies
Could it be psoible to have a sintomatic seroconversion with dierrea, with bigger linfatic and with rush in your skin but don`t have never fever, it seem very rare, don`t you think Read more »
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Autoimmune disorders delaying seroconversion (AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS AND DELAYED SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, You are the man! Can autoimmune disorders delay seroconversion of HIV? Should people with autoimmune disorders test beyond the 3 month window period? What types of autoimmune disorders could cause a false negative outside of the 3 month...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,This question comes up frequently for unclear reasons as it is not really a problem. See below and stop worrying, OK?Dr. BobLUPUS AND HIV TESTINGApr 18, 2008 Hello Could you please tell me whether a negative Elisa test at 3 months is conclusive... Read more »

Seroconversion illness and antibodies/Seroconversion and HIV testing

Question 1:Firstly, thank you for your valuable advice. The work you do is abolutelyinvaluable! Could you tell me, assuming an individual suffers from aretroviral illness, how soon after this illness would you expect detectable antibodies (by ELISA)...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.It's really hard to determine how long a person will begin to produceantibodies after the Acute Viral Syndrome stage. Not all persons will haveAcute Viral Syndrome, and the severity of this syndrome can vary greatly... Read more »

Is psoriasis a common indicator of HIV?

I have what I believe to be a patch of psoriasis on my leg. Never had it before. Thought it might be KS at first but it is scaly which indicates psoriasis. Is psoriasis a common indicator of HIV? I've read articles both pro and con on this...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Although psoriasis and many other skin disorders are more common in HIV+ folks than in HIV- folks, the majority of patients with psoriasis do NOT have HIV. Acne and rashes in general are also skin conditions which are brought out by HIV, but again,... Read more »

Scalp psoriasis

I'm suffering from scalp psoriasis and have tried numerous remedies. Will this ever go away for good or will it be off and on for the rest of my life? Could prescription drugs (or an interaction of) possibly cause this?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You don't provide any information as to your HIV status (this forum is for HIV+ persons with possible side effects from HIV or its treatment). Psoriasis in the setting of HIV can be a challenge. KH... Read more »
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