What happens if I test positive for HIV?

Take a deep breath – everything is going to be alright. You must find a healthcare provider or an HIV services organization that can provide emotional support and healthcare for you. Your doctor will want to monitor your health closely to ensure you have no other infections, such as Hepatitis C. In most cases, your doctor will start you on medications to treat the virus before it starts damaging your immune system. By working closely with your healthcare provider, you can reach an undetectable status quickly. This means that the virus is under control, and you aren’t able to share the virus with others. This also ensures that you can live a long and healthy life like HIV-negative people. If you need help finding an HIV Care provider near you, you can use our resource finder tool.

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