Generally speaking, it will be between some two to six weeks; but it can take up to three months (the 'window period') for the immune response to be fully triggered and produce enough antibodies to be detected by the HIV antibody test. If you get a negative test result during the three-month window period, you should ideally repeat the test again three months after exposure. If you have become infected, then you may experience symptoms of HIV seroconversion illness when your immune response kicks in. This illness generally takes the form of a mild fever / sore throat / rash / mild flu-like illness, but can occasionally be severe enough to require hospitalisation. The longer the illness lasts (and the more severe it is) the more likely the untreated patient is to develop AIDS within five years.
There probably will not be a cure for HIV in the near future.
As soon as they test positive for the HIV virus.
HIV will not show its symptoms until AIDS but HIV can be detected through the detection of our HIV antibody counts which new tests can detect as soon as two weeks after exposure. However, HIV can take up to 3 months before the test can be found positive. The period is called window period
Only, if the needle has infected blood on it. P.S: If you worry that you have HIV, your mind will attract it and soon you will have HIV so stop worrying and live a clean,careful and a normal life!
when you have hiv you can´t tell if you have HIV or not but when you get aids your whole body weakens and you like feel all lazy..
You must get a blood test to know for sure if you are HIV+ or HIV-.
No. HIV dies as soon it it's the air. There is no reason to fear. It can not reproduce outside the body.
You cannot tell if a person has HIV by the way they look.
no, People that have HIV looks the same. You can't tell by just looking at them.
to prevent the spread of HIV and to begin treatment as soon as possible
There's no test that can tell how long you have had HIV. A history of a prior negative test can narrow the possibilities.
See a doctor as soon as possible.
You can prevent HIV by using condoms and tell your partner to go see a Clinic and take the HIV -antibody test.
well,no.you cannot take hiv and put it in something. as soon as you take the blood out of your body (if u have hiv) it dies right away. and besides hiv(AIDS)is passed through blood it cannot be passed by food.(even if you have hiv and put your blood on food as soon as it hits your stomichthe acid will kill it)HIV does not live outside the human body. The virus dies very shortly after exposure to air.
No. You may choose to tell him/her or not.
No. These are two different infections caused my two different viruses. An HIV test only tells you whether you have HIV.
Yes, there are tests that can be taken that will let doctors know if someone has transmitted HIV.
depends on when your hiv antibodies develop. can be as long as 6 months for some people and as short as 2 weeks. -testkitmart-
like in 2 weeks u bich
Can't tell, as he has not disclosed his status
No, if you want a test for HIV, you should ask for it by name.
Yes. Doctors are obligated to inform a patient if they are HIV positive.
No, HIV is not checked in routine blood tests. The test must be specifically ordered.
HIV is a virus that will not show any sympthoms unless it has become AIDS, so on mere sight you will not be able to tell who has it since the only way to tell is on a specialized blood test