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Are there carriers of HIV?
Yes. Everyone who is infected with HIV is a carrier and infectious. Most people who become infected with HIV will not initially know or notice that they have been infected, but some will suffer symptoms of a short seroconversion illness when they develop HIV antibodies (generally two to six weeks after HIV exposure). Seroconversion illness can be similar to (and can be easily mistaken for) flu, glandular fever, tonsillitis or a serious herpes attack, but is rarely severe enough to require hospitalisation or even result in an immediate HIV diagnosis. The speed at which an untreated person will go on to develop AIDS varies greatly, but most people will remain asymptomatic for several years (it is estimated that around half the people with HIV develop AIDS within 10 years of becoming infected).
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A person that has been infected with HIV. Sufferers on medication are much less likely to transmit the virus that untreated sufferers.
A carrier is a person who carries HIV but does not get infected by it.HIV positive is a person that has HIV and gets infected by it.
There is no such thing as being a "carrier" of HIV. If you are infected with HIV, you will test HIV positive within 90 days on infection.
HIV carriers do test HIV positive.
Yes they can. HIV tests detect Your immune systems HIV anti-bodies and not the HIV itself. In the months after infection (around 6) Your body has not produced enough anti-bodi…es to be detected on a test. However the person is HIGHLY infectious during this window period. When the Immune system begins fighting back and producing high levels of anti-bodies,this will cause a postitve result on the test.
No; if you have the infection, you are affected by the HIV virus.
when you have the HIV virus
They contain it by not using protection in a untested people sex. If your all tested and both not with the virus then you do not have to use a condom.
They can only if they are infected with the virus.
A HIV negative person can not be a carrier of HIV.