“How long does it take to show symptoms of HIV?”- This is usually the question that most people who are suspected HIV positives are asking. Initial HIV symptoms often show up in the first four weeks right after the contact. The symptoms could last for a few more weeks but for some, it may occur over a shorter period of time. Contact Health on 21 if you think that you or a loved one is suffering from HIV.
As the stigma surrounding HIV and AIDS decreased in past years due to a rise in education about the disease, there still remains some questions and uncertainties regarding its transmission. Poor hygienic practices in certain places like medical establishments have long been proven to increase the risk of HIV. That’s why the health protocol to keep their instruments clean must be strictly implemented in order to protect the health and well-being of people.