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When Do Seroconversion Symptoms Happen

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ARS symptoms and the correlation to seroconversion and window period? more responses please

Posted by treeoflife1, 1 Reply
So i had unprotected oral, protected vaginal and 15 seconds of unprotected vaginal sex with a possible sex worker. IDK. Thought i was experiencing ARS symptoms all 4 weeks post exposure. Night sweats on three different occasions, diareaha for a... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
When a person seroconverts from Hiv- to Hiv+, is that when your body starts to produce antibodies? If you have any of the flu like symptoms does that mean that you are seroconverting and you shouid be producing antibodies or do the symptoms have... Read more »

Seroconversion question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just have one question. I was tested at the three month window after an encounter and it turned up negative. Before this time, I had some of the symptoms, light rash, headache, flu-like. However, after the test (about a month) I had some... Read more »

Holiday Seroconversion

Posted by AnxiousTester, 3 Replies
My last possible exposure to HIV was August 2:
-I took a test on Nov 12 (Three months later) and I was negative. I felt happy and trusted the test. This is where things get unusual........
-Nov 23, on Black Friday, I suffered incredible... Read more »

How long and how severe can seroconversion be?

Posted by rufenough, 3 Replies

I wonder if anyone can help me. I had possible exposure to HIV in early March, in fact I contracted Gonarhea and it was this that got me concerned. After I had the Gonerhea treated (with antiobiotics) I felt fine for about 3 or 4 days....but... Read more »
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Seroconversion: symptoms?

Dr B, Seroconversion: does it entail symptoms like the ARS does? Fever etc. will occur as symptoms of ARS in most ppl a few weeks after getting the disease, and then they will sero-convert usually about 3 months after, right? When they seroconvert,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello V.V. Worried (a k a "messed-up cookie"),Seroconversion refers to the development of detectable levels of anti-HIV antibodies in the blood. In other words going from "HIV antibody negative" to "HIV antibody... Read more »

Symptoms of seroconversion

I'm a gay male (31) who has always practiced safe sex. However, 10 days ago, I had an encounter with another man, aged 23, who gave me anal sex (ie I was the bottom) with no condom. He fucked me pretty hard, but did not cum inside me. I also...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
If your partner was HIV positive, there is a chance that you could have been infected with HIV. There is some debate over the risk for infection per episode of unprotected anal sex (see Serodiscordant male couple anal sex). The fact that he did... Read more »

Seroconversion illness and antibodies/Seroconversion and HIV testing

Question 1:Firstly, thank you for your valuable advice. The work you do is abolutelyinvaluable! Could you tell me, assuming an individual suffers from aretroviral illness, how soon after this illness would you expect detectable antibodies (by ELISA)...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.It's really hard to determine how long a person will begin to produceantibodies after the Acute Viral Syndrome stage. Not all persons will haveAcute Viral Syndrome, and the severity of this syndrome can vary greatly... Read more »

symtpoms after seroconversion

Can a HIV person experience symptoms after seroconversion, or 1 month onwards after his exposure?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIEveryone who becomes infected with HIV experiences different symptoms and side effects. during the window period which is from day of exposure to 3 months seroconversion happens and again some people can get violently ill and others notice... Read more »

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