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latent period / early symptomatic

Apr 7, 2001

Does it go without saying that an infected individual who one or two months after contracting the virus has an extremely low viral load will take SIGNIFICANTLY longer to develop AIDS? Is such a person also very unlikely to suffer any of the possible effects of HIV infection during the latent period, such as swollen nodes, rashes, headaches etc etc?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Someone with a low or undetectable viral load after seroconversion, could still have HIV related symptoms associated with acute infection.

Should I change medical regimens?
Undectable to High Viral Load in a Few Months

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