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Converting to seropositive

I just been newly diagnosed as hiv +. Fist quick test result + and then I wait 1 week to know result of W. blot that shows reactive only reactive in 2 bands. Everything is new for me. What does it mean converting to seropostive? I have to wait 2...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Becoming HIV seropositive means you have contracted HIV. I would suggest you learn more about HIV by reviewing the information on this site under the heading Read more »

Seropositive couple, neither on meds, chances of coinfection.

Hi Dr. Fraschino,I'm hoping you can help me understand something. I think that when one is not on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mental Health in HIV Seronegative and Seropositive IDUs in South Florida

...larger study of at-risk populations in South Florida, the researchers examined mental health differences among IDUs (n=117), HIV seropositive IDUs (n=130), and HIV seronegative non-IDUs (n=169). They explored factors associated with depression... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual and Reproductive Life of Women Informed of Their HIV Seropositivity: A Prospective Cohort Study in Burkina Faso

...of children infected with HIV through mother-to-child transmission. This study revealed that a minority of women who tested seropositive during their pregnancy disclosed their HIV status to their male sexual partners (18 percent), used condoms... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Enhances Regression of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia in HIV-Seropositive Women

...therapy (HAART). The authors previously reported a regression rate of 35 percent of squamous intraepithelial lesions in 34 HIV-seropositive women with cervical disease who were receiving HAART for a median duration of 5 months. The current... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Economic Threshold Analysis to Determine the Intensity of HIV Prevention Services for HIV-Seropositive Persons

...varied (but specified) levels of HIV transmission rates and intervention effectiveness, how much money can be spent per HIV-seropositive client on HIV prevention services and still be considered cost-saving to society (in the United States)?"... Read more »
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I need Help

Posted by innocent2008, 1 Reply
...took a new one and we continued our sex. I wanna ask if there is a great risk of transmission of HIV in case of that girl is seropositive ? i wanna add also that the duration of exposure was too short (only few seconds) because when she felt that... Read more »


Posted by PSBOY, 1 Reply
...guys, I'm from Mexico. I am Infected??? The guy who gave me oral sex, I knew him through the Internet. I don't know if he's seropositive or seronegative. This is my only risk. Read more »

HIV-Positive Consultants Sought

Posted by Solidaris
...Solidaris Intercultural Services (see is interested in working with seropositive consultants for potential support and/or prevention projects in the US and/or abroad. Demonstrated cross-cultural experience, Read more »

Have any of you ever??

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Tested negative at 3 months, and then recieved your positive results after a 6 month?? Please help me out here. I need to put this behind me. I have tested negative past thirteen weeks, but still having symptoms such as a nagging cold, 2 swollen... Read more »