What Causes Delayed Antibody Production

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can pregnancy (immunosuppression) delay HIV antibody production?

Dr. Bob I respect you very much and trust your opinion...PLEASE HELP...I had an exposure 5 1/2 months ago in healthcare where a droplet of blood went in to my eye. The dentist I worked for was laughed at me for being nervous and said that you cant...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1. No. Neither pregnancy nor stress delays HIV seroconversion.2. You've had negative hepatitis C screening at 8 weeks, 12 weeks and 5 months. Just what part of "hepatitis Read more »

Possible causes of delayed productiong for antibodies??? (donation on way)

Sorry...I accidentally posted this in the wrong forum, so I resent it in this one (the right... Read more »

Concerned about antibody production.

Two years ago I was having some very unpleasant health issues I had many tests ordered one of them... Read more »
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The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

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Diabetes causing delayed serconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anybody know if having diabetes and a lot of stress will cause a delay in antibody productions - serconversion. Thanks Tim Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »

Hep Coinfection? Gman?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...and Hiv at 90 days (he didnt do another Hep test). He also ran a DNA PCR because I told him I heard Hep can cause a delay in antibody production. I came out negative on the DNA as well... what a total relief!! Now I'm freaking out again for... Read more »

Greg/jackie/g-man regulars advice needed

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...question I have is that I have done quite a bit of research and have read that possible autoimmune reactions could cause a delay in antibody production would a pcr rna dna at this stage 25 weeks completely rule out HIV. Thanks agin for taking the... Read more »
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