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Tiredness During Seroconversion

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Late Seroconversion

Dr Henry,After experiencing several severe symptoms (fatigue, diarhea, weight loss) after a potentially risky activity, I was tested at 7.5 weeks with an ultra sensitive viral load test and also an antibody test, both of which came back negative....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It is extraordinarily unlikely that your rash is related to HIV. If you want relief from your anxiety, repeat the antibody test. If the rash is bothering you, discuss with your doc or see a skin specialist. KH... Read more »

update on coinfection - delayed seroconversion? 23/2/06

Dr McGovern,Many thanks for your reply - i have since been had more tests done and everything has... Read more »

masturbation causes tiredness and exhaustion?

sir, i would like to know if masturbation causes tiredness and exhustion? if so, tell me a way to... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange


Fatigue (tiredness, weakness or a lack of energy) -- crawling out of bed feeling like you've been hit by a truck and going downhill from there -- can be caused by many HAART combinations. Just taking all those drugs seems to wear some people's... Read more »
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

Socioeconomic Differences in the Impact of HIV Infection on Workforce Participation in France in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

In the current study, the authors "sought to measure the difference in employment rates between HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative persons and to establish whether this difference varied according to the HIV-infected persons' socioeconomic... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Incidence and Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Seroconversion in Injecting Drug Users in Australia

The authors conducted a prospective cohort study to determine the incidence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and to identify risks for seroconversion. Study participants were recruited through direct approach, street-based outreach, methadone... Read more »
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Is tiredness a symptom?

Posted by James1941, 5 Replies
Tested HIV+ in Sept 2005, contracted it in March or April 2005 (I think) regular monitoring, still no medication, readings holding steady. What I want to know is whether tiredness is a symptom of HIV. For example, my home is fairly small but more... Read more »

Is tiredness a symptom - thanks

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
Thanks to all who replied - next quarterly visit to the doctor and I will definitely bring it up with him.

I don't think its depression, I believe that there is good news and bad news in most events and I prefer to concentrate on the good news. EG: ... Read more »


Posted by rufio1979, 1 Reply
What are the best remedies during the seroconversion phase? Read more »

Question about Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does seroconversion have to be complete before the body produces antibodies or are antibodies produced before, during and after seroconversion?

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