Once again HIV and AIDS are not the same thing. However, it is accepted that being infected with HIV would lead the individual into getting the AIDS Condition. But this isn't always the case.
There are a few rare times when HIV would turn itself into another form of virus that is similar to AIDS such as Idiopathic CD4-Lymphocytopenia ICL
. Although, some cases of ICL does not have the similar characteristics of AIDS and often clear up without any treatment.