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12 Jul 2005

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How soon after you have been invected with HIV will the blood test show? What are the first simptomes you can expect if infected?
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01 Jan 0001

PIP, a PCR test is more than 90% sensitive after 5 days and will give a definite result after 14 days. A 4th generation ELISA test is positive within 3-4 weeks and a follow up after 3-6 months will give a definite result.
As far as the symptoms are concerned, some people develop symptoms and signs within 2-4 weeks of being infected, but not all do. These include the following:
• Fever
• Malaise
• Rash
• Joint pain
• Swollen lymph glands
This will clear up after 3 to 14 days and is usually followed by seroconversion within 1 to 3 months. If you have more questions please post them as a new question to ensure that I receive them. Good luck.
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