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Time From Exposure To Conversion

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sero-conversion exposure time frame

Sir, I had both protected sex but also limited risk -- and the very next day -- for over one and one-half weeks experienced flu-like symptoms. I've seen and heard people report that "conversion" does NOT occur the very next day. It this true?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...It usually takes several weeks for seroconversion to happen. It sounds like you had a cold. Even colds usually take longer than 12 hours to incubate. However that does not mean Read more »

nPeP exactly one week after exposure

Hi Dr. I had unprotected passive anal intercourse with someone who was positive and not on meds. He... Read more »

nPeP exactly one week after exposure

Hi Dr.I had unprotected passive anal intercourse with someone who was positive and not on meds. He... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...disease prevention. Post-exposure prophylaxis (or PEP) means taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs) as soon as possible after exposure to HIV, so that the exposure will not result in HIV infection. These medications are only available with a... Read more »
Project Inform

PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)

...meantime, data from studies on Macaques has demonstrated that the oral administration of two antiretroviral drugs before and after exposure to immunodeficiency virus (SHIV) prevented rectal infection. PrEP may or may not be proven to be safe and... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...primarily intended for the prevention of infection in cases where there has been a known high-risk work-related (occupational) exposure to HIV. For more information on the management of PEP for occupational exposures, please read the following... 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?

..."at-risk individuals need to be empowered to make improved risk calculations from an increased perception that they could be exposed to HIV if they continue their current behavior patterns," the authors concluded. "The concern is that PEPSE was... Read more »
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Fearmonger Fraud Exposed

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...hole human race. Particularly I`m showing symptoms later than a year after the possible infection. .. Tested negative several times (three of them after a year. " Notice the signature Pinky/Imnotcrazy. She spells "hole" instead of "whole". Her... Read more »

Window Period for Occupational Exposures

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...exposure (CDC, unpublished data, 1998). In a recent analysis of 51 seroconversions in HCWs, the estimated median interval from exposure to seroconversion was 46 days (mean: 65 days); an estimated 95% seroconverted within 6 months after the... Read more »

Concerned about exposure time frame & OHL (Oral Hair Leukoplakia)

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...that rub off without any pain/bleeding that mainly accumulates in the morning. I don't smoke and did drink heavy on occasion 2 times every other week. I do have fillings and noticed that when I sleep that my tongue rests or migrates on the side... Read more »

late conversion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...1 year. we were all negative until the one year mark with no other possible exposures. it took all of us the same amount of time to test positive and we are all being studies to see if this is a new strain that avoids detection by the immune... Read more »