03: Getting Tested for HIV, 18: Know Your Rights

Why HIV criminalization doesn't work

By: Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, Division of Infectious Disease and medically reviewed by Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center If you know you have HIV, you should tell your sex partners […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV

Video: Don't let HIV define you

Don't let HIV define you If you’re living with HIV, we want you to know that you will always be more than the disease. ❤ ❤ ❤ It will never define who you are. It […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101, 18: Know Your Rights

Decriminalizing HIV: Undetectable = untransmittable

By: Ann Avery, MD, Infectious Disease Physician at MetroHealth Medical Center A lot of people who have HIV think it’s nothing to be ashamed of. And they’re totally right! HIV activists want everybody to understand […]

00. Spanish, 02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101, 18: Know Your Rights

Despenalización del VIH: Indetectable = intransmisible

Por: Ann Avery, médica de enfermedades infecciosas de Metrohealth Medical Center. Ver todos los blogs en español > Mucha gente que tiene el VIH piensa que no hay nada de lo que avergonzarse. ¡Y tienen […]

04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101

What happens if I don't seek treatment for HIV?

Doctors usually want you to start HIV treatment ASAP after you’ve tested positive for HIV. But sometimes it can be tempting to put off treatment. Treatment means doctor’s visits, taking your meds every day, getting […]

00. Spanish, 04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101

¿Qué pasa si no recibo tratamiento para el VIH?

Por lo general, los médicos quieren que empieces el tratamiento lo antes posible después de dar positivo en la prueba del VIH. Pero, a veces, puede ser tentador posponer el tratamiento. El tratamiento implica visitas […]

00. Spanish, 10: Side Effects & Complications, 16: Women and HIV

La PrEP y el embarazo: Conoce los riesgos y efectos secundarios

Por Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, División de Enfermedades Infecciosas, y revisado medicamente por Ann Avery, médica de enfermedades infecciosas de Metrohealth Medical Center. La cuestión de la PrEP y el embarazo es un poco […]

10: Side Effects & Complications, 16: Women and HIV

PrEP and pregnancy: Know the risks and side effects

By: Ann Avery, MD, Infectious Disease Physician at MetroHealth Medical Center The question of PrEP and pregnancy is a bit of a tangle. PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, is a medicine HIV-negative people can take to […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 10: Side Effects & Complications

6 reasons you may feel tired when you're living with HIV

By: Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, Division of Infectious Disease and medically reviewed by Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center Everyone feels tired from time to time, but it’s a problem when […]

00. Spanish, 02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 10: Side Effects & Complications

6 razones por las que te puedes sentir cansado cuando vives con el VIH

Por Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, División de Enfermedades Infecciosas, y revisado medicamente por Ann Avery, médica de enfermedades infecciosas de Metrohealth Medical Center. Ver todos los blogs en español > Todo el mundo se […]