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Seroconverting After Oral Sex

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am i seroconverting??? petrified....

Posted by mobieorly123, 1 Reply
Someone please read and respond.... on the 14th of march sunday i had what would be called a low risk recieving oral sex from a dancer later noticed i had small cut on penis.

That next tuesday I started getting lower stomach cramps followd by alot of... 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 »

Seroconverting after 10 weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had what I would consider a high risk exposure with a female sex worker in Thailand. About a week later I had white spots on the back of my throat. I went to see a Dr. and tested positive for strep. Of course, I was exstatic. The Dr. did... Read more »

Sex w/ someone who has not seroconverted yet

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know anything about the contagion risk of having a high risk encounter with someone who might have contracted HIV very recently (within 1-2months) and has not yet started producing anti-bodies (and might test ELISA negative)? Is it as... Read more »

SEROCONVERTED

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently was infected over the 4th weekend. I had 2 one night stands - both girls pursued me and I had unprotected sex. I just know the 1st girl was the one who murdered me (well murder/suicide is the more accurate depiction). She looked sick in... Read more »
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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 »

Am I seroconverting?

First of all, I have tremendous respect for the work that each and every one of you do in your respected fields. Thank you in advance for answering my question. My story is as follows, about four months ago I went to a local strip bar and...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Your exposure was nil and your repeated and quite sophisticated HIV testing was negative. It is clear to all but you, unfortunately, that you are not HIV infected. You should talk to your doctor about your anxiety as I suspect it is a sign of a... 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 »

late Seroconvert

Dr. I had a unprotected receptive anal sex. After 6 months I did HIV Combo test and Hepa C and B antibody test. Would these be conclusive for these STD. I am concerned with late or non seroconverters. Will p24 antigen be helpful and be present in...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello-An antibody test or an antibody/ag combination test (also known as a 4th generation test) would both be accurate and conclusive at 6 months post exposure. There is no obvious indication for you to have a viral load test. Take care,LHW... Read more »
Articles
Seattle Treatment Education Project

More on Oral Sex and the Risk of HIV Transmission

In the following article and an article by Janice Price , we will entertain two different views on oral sex transmission of the HIV virus. Detailed interviews of a cohort of gay men with acute infection provide further evidence that oral sex can be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Teenagers View Oral Sex as Less Risky Than Intercourse, Say Oral Sex Not Really Sex, Survey Shows

U.S. teenagers view oral sex as "not sex" and less risky than sexual intercourse, according to a study published in the April issue of the journal Pediatrics , Reuters reports. Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, a pediatrician at the University of... Read more »
TheBody.com

Oral Sex More Popular Than Anal Sex Among Gay and Bisexual Men, Online Survey Finds

Researchers from Indiana University, George Mason University and Online Buddies, Inc., polled more than 24,700 gay and bisexual men ages 18 to 87 to ask them about their most recent sexual experience -- and what they found was somewhat surprising .... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Teens, Church Hold Different Views of Oral Sex

At two religious youth conferences in June, one in Boca Raton and the other in Miramar, the topic of oral sex featured prominently. A 2007 study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health found 70 percent of 14- to 19-year-olds do not consider... Read more »