03: Getting Tested for HIV, 04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101, 05: HIV Healthcare, 06: Talking to a Doctor

HIV lab tests: Understanding your CD4 and viral load results

Lab tests tell you and your doctor what’s happening to you at the cellular level, and the results can help your doctors know how best to treat you. For people living with HIV or other […]

06: Talking to a Doctor

4 ways to keep it real with your doc

You know you’re supposed to be honest with your doctor. Doctors keep you healthy, which might make them seem scary. Nobody likes to look at a doctor and admit stuff like how often you go […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 06: Talking to a Doctor

6 tips to remember doctor appointments

You look at your phone and start feeling panicky. Your doctor’s appointment was two hours ago. Don’t feel bad. We all have trouble remembering doctor’s appointments. None of us are perfect. It’s not a big […]

01: Blogs With Audio Content, 06: Talking to a Doctor

Questions to ask the doctor during your first HIV visit

HIV doctors can diagnose an infection, prescribe anti-viral meds and explain how to fight back against the virus.     But they can’t read minds. If you’re unsure about anything about having to do with HIV, […]

05: HIV Healthcare, 06: Talking to a Doctor

Video: Time to ask your doctor about PrEP

Time to ask your doctor about PrEP When things get hot and heavy, will you be ready? 😉 With PrEP, you can get TheD without worrying about HIV! 😍 Ask your doctor about it today or check out […]

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Video: Checking in at the clinic is just that easy

Checking in at the clinic is just that easy. Seriously. We know that making the decision to start treatment for HIV can be intimidating. 😟 😩 But don’t worry — Jen will show you what […]

05: HIV Healthcare, 06: Talking to a Doctor

Can HIV meds stop working?

If you have HIV, your life depends on taking the right anti-retroviral drugs. So it’s only natural to wonder: Can HIV meds stop working? The answer is sometimes—but it’s not something to panic about or […]

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Why it’s important to tell your healthcare providers about your HIV status

It’s best for your health if all your doctors know your HIV status. Your dentist can look for signs of trouble that show up first in the mouth. Your dermatologist can talk to you about […]

06: Talking to a Doctor

What are opportunistic infections?

Opportunistic infections are diseases that attack a weakened immune system. They are not welcome news because they really only happen during the final stage of HIV infection, AIDS.

05: HIV Healthcare, 06: Talking to a Doctor, 11: Healthy Habits

Take your meds! The importance of HIV medication adherence

Adherence comes from the word “adhere,” which means “to stick.” And that’s exactly what you have to do when you have HIV infection: Stick to your treatment plan. You’ve probably heard by now that anti-retroviral […]