Quick Answer: How Is HIV Contracted And What Are The Treatment Options 3 Points?

How long can you stay undetectable?

A person’s viral load is considered “durably undetectable” when all viral load test results are undetectable for at least six months after their first undetectable test result.

This means that most people will need to be on treatment for 7 to 12 months to have a durably undetectable viral load..

What are the 4 stages of HIV infection?

Stages of HIV InfectionStages of Infection – (assuming no treatment) … Stage 1: Infection. … Stage 2: Asymptomatic. … Stage 3: Symptomatic. … Stage 4: AIDS/Progression of HIV to AIDS.

Is it hard to contract HIV?

It’s true that HIV is a virus, like a cold or the flu — but it doesn’t spread the same way. In fact, it’s a lot harder to catch. You can only get it when certain fluids from someone who’s infected get into your body.

Is HIV easy to catch?

The truth is that it’s not nearly that easy to get HIV – the medical literature estimates that the transmission rate is actually about 0.1% per sex act, or 10% per year. One way of interpreting these big overestimates of risks is that HIV education is working.