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Rash During Seroconversion

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Rash related to seroconversion?

Hi Dr. Bob,A couple weeks ago I wrote a thank you for all that you do, and you reassured that my fears were unnecessary. However the anxiety is getting to me after getting a series of bumps around my back/abdomen that can only be described by myself...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi."...or am I just going nuts for no reason?" BINGO!!! Yep, you're heading down the looney tunes trail to fluffernutter land!The rash associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) looks absolutely nothing like what you... Read more »

HIV seroconversion rash

DR. I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHAT THE EARLY SIGN OF HIV RASH LOOKS LIKE. HOW FAST IT CAN APPEAR AFTER... Read more »

please describe Acute Retrovirus Seroconversion rash that you have seen.

Dr. Bob,Hello good man. Gay male, neg, awaiting hopefully another 45 days for a 90 day woohoo... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated With HIV Seroconversion in Gay Men in England at the Start of the 21st Century

In order to "detect and quantify current risk factors for HIV seroconversion among gay men seeking repeat tests at sexual health clinics," the authors conducted an unmatched case control study in London, Brighton, and Manchester. The authors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Socioeconomic Differences in the Impact of HIV Infection on Workforce Participation in France in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

In the current study, the authors "sought to measure the difference in employment rates between HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative persons and to establish whether this difference varied according to the HIV-infected persons' socioeconomic... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Incidence and Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Seroconversion in Injecting Drug Users in Australia

The authors conducted a prospective cohort study to determine the incidence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and to identify risks for seroconversion. Study participants were recruited through direct approach, street-based outreach, methadone... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Impact of Sex Partners' HIV Status on HIV Seroconversion in a Prospective Cohort of Injection Drug Users

The identification of persons at highest risk for HIV infection is crucial for targeting prevention strategies, the authors noted. In this study, researchers evaluated the HIV status of injection drug users' (IDUs) sex partners and rates of... Read more »
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Seroconversion?

Posted by Seiha
The seroconversion mean the period of acute infection, doesn't it? I test Negative (ELISA) at 2months post after I feel free from major infection? Can the result change? But I still have thrush and node enlargement...and I just found some reddist... Read more »

ARS / Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I know the difference. I have a few questions though. I know the possible symptoms of ARS. Does Seroconversion have any possible symptoms? I have heard that during seroconversion or early post-seroconversion patients can have symptoms. Is... Read more »

Seroconversion question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just have one question. I was tested at the three month window after an encounter and it turned up negative. Before this time, I had some of the symptoms, light rash, headache, flu-like. However, after the test (about a month) I had some... Read more »

hiv 2 seroconversion

Posted by ruby888, 1 Reply
Please help me in understanding test accuracy. How accurate is hiv 1 western blot and hiv 2 immunoblot 2 years after unprotected sex. My partner conitues to have symptoms inspite of me testing following tests 2 yrs after multiple, unprotected,... Read more »