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What Is Hiv Seroconversion

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Confused after reading some Hep C and HIV answers and questions!(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Hi, Doctor, I had written to you previously and made a donation of $50, all I could afford, sorry. I'm a mother of three and now I am really terrified. When reading some of the answers related to Hep C delayed seroconversion with HIV, noticed you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(hepatitis B surface antigen) indicated you do not have hepatitis B or C. Consequently, hepatitis would not be causing delayed HIV seroconversion. The bottom line is that no further HIV testing is warranted, based on this event. Please note the... Read more »

Dr. Bob, can i woohoo, please answer? Will donate. (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I have had one time unprotected sex with a stranger in the past, she told me that she had... Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Risk Behavior and Implications for Secondary HIV Transmission During and After HIV Seroconversion

...effectively throughout at least the first year after infection. We found some evidence that individuals with symptoms consistent with HIV seroconversion may be at higher risk of secondary transmission. If real, this association would suggest that... 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, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Impact of Sex Partners' HIV Status on HIV Seroconversion in a Prospective Cohort of Injection Drug Users

The identification of persons at highest risk for HIV infection is crucial for targeting prevention strategies, the authors noted. In this study, researchers evaluated the HIV status of injection drug users' (IDUs) sex partners and rates of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual and Reproductive Life of Women Informed of Their HIV Seropositivity: A Prospective Cohort Study in Burkina Faso

...follow-up visit, each women was offered an individual session of counseling with a social worker who informed her about her HIV seropositivity. At each interview, the social worker collected information on the sharing of HIV test results with the... Read more »
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Acyclovir - HIV Seroconversion Delay

Posted by worriedman460, 3 Replies
Ok. I did a stupid thing. 2 times oral, 2 times vaginal unprotected intercourse on New Year's eve. no excuse for it.... Anyway, I got a real quick cold a couple weeks in... cleared up within a couple weeks. a month afterwards, i got a small lesion... Read more »

Hiv pcr false negative and seroconversion

Posted by Seoulguy, 1 Reply
I need some help. I am in Seoul and have had PCR and Antigen test at 7 weeks - both negative. However, my skin is changing rapidly - brown marks and cauliflower patterns - red dry knuckles and a rash on my face and test. I am eating a high... Read more »

Latent seroconversion to HIV+ after 6 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Nov.13/01 - I am a RN, 59 yrs old, white, female, I have no other medical problems. I suffered an accidental needlestick from an aids patient on Jan. 27/00. I took the required medication for safety sake, had been testing HIV- until July 28, 2001. ... Read more »

Timing of Acute HIV and Sero-Conversion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My question relates to timing of possible HIV exposure, Acute HIV and subsequent sero-conversion. Note I have tested negative with Elia tests out to 19 weeks but I have not been well since 2 weeks after the event feeling tired with off and on with... Read more »