Any of the supplies for preparing drugs for injection syringes bottle caps spoons or containers could have the virus if someone with hiv used it first. Later in the disease process progressive immunologic impairment stages 2 and 3.
With treatment you may never have aids.
How long does it take for someone to get hiv. How long it takes hiv to become aids is different for everyone. At 12 weeks or three months 97 percent of people have enough antibodies for an accurate. The genetic strain of hiv a person has been infected with some of which may be more or less virulent than others.
This is called the window period during the window period hiv tests can come back negative even though the person has the virus. However is the most advanced or final stage of the hiv infection. In the case of an untreated hiv infection the overall mortality rate is more than 90.
Aids acquired immune deficiency syndrome. However some people may exhibit the symptoms only for a few days. Hiv stands for human immunodeficiency virus.
Hiv can be passed to other people during the window period. Some patients have mild or no symptoms. However for some people it may take longer up to three months for detectable antibodies to develop.
Most people will have enough antibodies to test positive within three to 12 weeks after contracting hiv. Most people who get hiv get it through anal or vaginal sex or sharing needles syringes or other drug injection equipment for example cookers. Symptoms can continue for up to several weeks.
Primary hiv symptoms may show up two to four weeks after initial exposure. The early symptoms reoccur and become more severe. How long someone has waited to get tested after an exposure more on that later the type of hiv test completed and how long it takes for a particular community health center or lab to analyze and report the test result to the patient.
If you don t get treatment it might take 10 to 15 years. Generally speaking the time it takes to go from hiv infection to aids is around five to 10 years if no medical intervention is made. There are many factors to consider including.
But there are powerful tools that can help prevent hiv transmission. Hiv early signs and symptoms may appear after about 2 6 weeks after exposure to the virus. Differences in time can be due to any number of factors including.
If someone has hiv it means that they have been diagnosed with the hiv infection. In most patients the symptoms gradually resolve over a few weeks. From a tattoo or a body piercing.