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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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What is HIV and how do you get it?

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Can you get HIV from a HIV negative female?

No you can only get HIV off someone who has the infection. You have to bear in mind the 3/12 'window' period, so if you meet someone and they have had any risk factors in the

How can you no if you have hiv?

The only way to know for sure whether you are infected is to be tested. This involves a blood test described later in this section. You cannot rely on symptoms to know wheth

How do you get for Hiv?

HIV is found in specific human body fluids. If any of those fluids enter your body, you can become infected with HIV.

How do you get HIVs?

You get it by unprotected sex, breastfeeding, or blood transfusions

What can you not do if you have HIV?

You cant have unprotected sex. You can't share needles. You can't travel to many countries. You can't play contact sports such as rugby. You can't, or shouldn't, become a teac

What is HIV?

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Can a person be a HIV carrier and still test negative when a HIV test is performed?

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

What is an HIV carrier?

A person that has been infected with HIV. Sufferers on medication are much less likely to transmit the virus that untreated sufferers.

How Do You Get HIV?

1. Through sex  2. Through needles  3. Through breast milk No; HIV is transmitted via sharing of needles, blood, breast milk, joint and spinal fluids.