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What Causes Delayed Antibody Production

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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 forum)Hi doc...I was wondering what the possible causes can be for showing antibodies beyond the 3 month mark. I read somewhere that people who are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,A few quick points to hopefully allay your fears:1.Protected sex is protected, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. (If it "didn't look like it broke," it didn't break!)2.Your negative DNA PCR at... Read more »

Information about early ART therapy delaying antibody production

Dear Dr. WohlFirst of all thank you very much for offering this service. It is great to know that... Read more »

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... Read more »
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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

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Cocaine, Pot and antibodies production

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've been reading in some Web Sites and some posts in thois forum that antibody production can be delayed way longer, whrn you use cocaine and marijuana, I have negative Oraquiks at 3, 6 and 12 months after an incident with someone that some weeks... Read more »

Cocaine, Pot and antibodies production

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've been reading in some Web Sites and some posts in thois forum that antibody production can be delayed way longer, whrn you use cocaine and marijuana, I have negative Oraquiks at 3, 6 and 12 months after an incident with someone that some weeks... Read more »

Will Valtrex affect antibody production to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I started Valtrex 3 days after a sexual exposure to HSV and have continued to use it everyday for suppression. could Valtrex cause my body not to create antibodies to HIV?

I have tested negative to HIV after 13 weeks, but continue to have symptoms... Read more »