Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Symptoms When Converting To Hiv Positive

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Connect With Others

COULD I BE CONVERTING FROM NEGATIVE TO POSITIVE???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
TODAYS AGO I FOUND MY SELF AT THE HOSPITAL, THEY WERE TELLING ME I HAD VIRAL SYNDROM, FROM A VIRAL ILNESS. THEY WERE ONABLE TO TELL ME WHAT WAS WRONG WITH ME. GAVE ME SOME MEDISION FOR MT STOMACH AND SENT ME ON MY WAY.
IF MY BLOOD IS CONVERTING, WHEN... Read more »

SERO converted Child

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
we are a heterosexual couple looking to adopt a child thru the state of nj. one of the special needs type of child is a sero converted child. can anyone provide any insight as to what this is and what the chances are that a child born with HIV may... Read more »

Sero Convertion - How Soon ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If modern medicine can give results in 4 weeks, then when does a person start sero converting ? and when do the first symptoms show up.
From when is the person hiv -ve



Read more »

Anyone convert after 3mo?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was wondering if anyone seroconverted at three months, if so what kinda symptoms did you get.. I have been ill and refuse to see a doctor until I can rule out HIV.. My symptoms started at around three months after exposure and I was wondering if... Read more »

Can I convert after 9 weeks Neg?

Posted by Anonymous
Can I go from a neg at 9 weeks to a positive at 12 weeks?

Read more »
Ask the Experts

can perinatally HIV exposed infant testing negative, convert to positive

We have an adopted child whose birth mother was in an extremely high risk catagory for HIV. We know she had a history of prostitution and IV drug use. The baby tested positive for hepatitis a,b,& c but has since cleared those antibodies and is...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Most antibodies in babies' blood at birth are passed to them from their mothers over the last trimester of pregnancy. Therefore, antibodies alone can not be used to determine the HIV, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C infection status of a baby and... Read more »

Time to Convert--boyfriend already did

Doc, I started seeing an old boyfriend whom I am very much in love with. We started seeing each other and becoming sexually active 8 weeks ago (today is 7-17-06). Two weeks ago he told me he was positive. We had unprotected oral and some anal but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unprotected oral and anal sex does place you at risk for STDs, including HIV. Your recent negative HIV test is encouraging, but not definitive. You'll need to retest at the three-month mark (from your last potential exposure). If that... Read more »

possibility of converting to positive.

What is the percentage of converting from negative at 3 months to positive at 6 months for a healthy white male who only had one encounter with a female, but used a polyurathane condom?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Questions like this need to be posted to our Safe sex and HIV Prevention Forum. This forum is reserved for folks already confirmed to be HIV positive. OK?Lets start with a more basic question: "Whats the percentage of someone... Read more »

HIV - Baby Can They Convert?

I am HIV+, unknown when I was infected, found out when my baby was 2. My baby is negative. My husband is negative. I heard today that they are seeing more and more children from HIV+ mothers who test negative at birth convert to being positive when...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
I have never heard of an uninfected child showing signs of infection at age 10 or any age. It just doesn't make sense. Please don't worry.... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to Convert Detoxification Center Into Hospital That Will Provide No-Cost HIV/AIDS Treatment, Care

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, beginning Sept. 1 will convert a detoxification center administered by the Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs Department into a hospital that provides HIV/AIDS treatment and care at no cost, the Vietnam News Brief... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alabama: Storing Up for Home, Auburn Students Convert Shipping Containers Into Housing for People With HIV

Fifteen miles outside Auburn in rural Lee County, a growing campus run by AIDS Outreach of East Alabama Medical Center is providing transitional housing for people with HIV. The homes, made from modified large steel shipping containers, were... Read more »
The Well Project

Stress Management and HIV

Table of Contents Stress and HIV Signs of Stress Common Causes of Stress How to Decrease Stress Depression Other Tips for Reducing Stress Stress and HIV Everyone deals with a certain amount of stress every day. But if you are... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Nationwide Survey Shows 80% of HIV-Positive Patients Report Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety

Chicago, Ill. -- Key findings of a national physician and patient survey conducted by the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC) demonstrate a strong link between HIV infection and the mental health of patients diagnosed with... Read more »