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could you tell me what is the lenght of time to develop aids after the exposure to the hiv virus?

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Dr. Jane Eason
33 years experience Infectious Disease
AIDS: I'm not sure if you are asking how long it takes to become HIV positive (seroconvert) after an exposure, or if you mean how long it takes to develop AIDS after being infected with HIV. These are 2 separate things. HIV seroconversion can occur a couple of weeks or several months after an exposure. AIDS is a more advanced stage of HIV infection.
Answered on Jun 13, 2014

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