Jan 19, 2001
Is it possible to have the HIV virus and not show symptoms for 2 or more years. My only questionable exposure was two and a half years ago and I have recently come down with a fever, muscle aches and weakness, with a lack of a sore throat. I appreciate you answering my question.
Response from Dr. Young
It is extremely unlikely that your symptoms are related to HIV infection. The vast majority of people exposed to HIV become antibody test positive within 6 months of exposure. BY
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.
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