|Is it possible to find out exactly how long you have the HIV virus
Aug 27, 2012
Good day Doctor,
Last Friday, we were shocked with the sad news of a family member being HIV positive, however i needed to know if it possile to tell through blood tests how long she has had the virus for, according to her doctor he says over a year, i have been reading on the internet and it says there is no way of knowing exactly how long you have been infected for unless you were getting tested for Hiv regulary.
Is this true?
| Response from Mr. Chambers
That's my understanding too, however, I'm a benefits specialist and don't have medical training. You need to ask one of the doctors on this panel.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- How Long Does It Take For The Hiv Virus To Show Up In Blood?
- How Long Does It Take For The Hiv Virus To Show Up?
- If Condom Popped But Person Did Not Cum Is There Possibiliy For Hiv Infection?
- Common Coated Tongue Symptoms
- Broken Condom Risks
- Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Anal Fingering?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.