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Seroconversion After Hiv Exposure

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Can Hep C vaccination 17 post exposure delay HIV Seroconversion

I had a possible HIV exposure and displayed swelling of my neck glands severe enough to make swallowing difficult between 10 and 17 days post exposure. At 17 days I was given a rapid antibody test (Negative) and accepted the Hep C vaccine which was...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Thanks for writing in. Currently, there are no vaccines for Hepatitis C. There are vaccines for Hepatitis A & B. Perhaps that was the vaccine they gave you? The Hepatitis A/B vaccine is often given together, and is given as three... Read more »

Can Antibiotics taken after exposure delay seroconversion (ANTIBIOTICS AND HIV TESTING, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I want to thank you for taking the time to answer my questions in the past. Unfortunately... Read more »

Newly infected: Time between exposure and seroconversion illness?

Dr Bob, I've been reading your advice for a long time because my partner is positive. I read a... 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

Will I? Won't I? Why Do Men Who Have Sex With Men Present for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for Sexual Exposures?

"Failures of post-exposure prophylaxis following sexual exposure (PEPSE) to prevent seroconversion have been reported and are often associated with ongoing risk exposure," the authors wrote. "Understanding why men who have sex with men (MSM) access... Read more »
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Update on Occupational Exposure

The following is updated information on the current status of occupationally acquired HIV infection primarily based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Reported Cases The number of reported cases through June, 1995 was 46... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

I-161: Experience of Health-Care Workers (HCWs) Taking Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) after Occupational HIV Exposures: Findings of the HIV PEP Registry

The HIV PEP Registry was established by the CDC after the US Public Health Service first recommended in 1996 the use of combination antiretroviral therapy as prophylaxis immediately following certain occupational HIV exposures, in an effort to... Read more »
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Timing of Acute HIV and Sero-Conversion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My question relates to timing of possible HIV exposure, Acute HIV and subsequent sero-conversion.
Note I have tested negative with Elia tests out to 19 weeks but I have not been well since 2 weeks after the event feeling tired with off and on with... Read more »

Latent seroconversion to HIV+ after 6 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Nov.13/01 - I am a RN, 59 yrs old, white, female, I have no other medical problems. I suffered an accidental needlestick from an aids patient on Jan. 27/00. I took the required medication for safety sake, had been testing HIV- until July 28, 2001. ... Read more »

Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How soon after exposure could seroconversion occur?
My exposure was Thursday morning. Could I be experiencing seroconversion already, only 5 days later?
My glands on one side of my face hurt and are swollen, no fever, sore ear.
Can anyone advise me? ... Read more »

Holiday Seroconversion

Posted by AnxiousTester, 3 Replies
My last possible exposure to HIV was August 2:
-I took a test on Nov 12 (Three months later) and I was negative. I felt happy and trusted the test. This is where things get unusual........
-Nov 23, on Black Friday, I suffered incredible... Read more »