HIV: Giving Support - Topic Overview
HIV and AIDS can affect anyone. Worldwide,an estimated 33 million people are living with HIV or AIDS. 1 In the United States,more than a million people are infected with HIV. 2 Many of these people do not know they are infected. Since the use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) became widespread in 1996,the incidence of AIDS has decreased. Factors responsible for the decline ...
Questions to Ask Your Doctor About HIV/AIDS
If you've recently been diagnosed with HIV or AIDS, print out these questions, prepared by the experts at WebMD, to ask your health care provider at your next visit.
Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS
WebMD give you answers to frequently asked questions about HIV and AIDS.
Talking to Your Children About HIV and AIDS
It may be uncomfortable, but it's important to talk to your children about HIV and AIDS. WebMD offers tips for starting the discussion.
HIV/AIDS Discrimination and Stigma
Having HIV or AIDS can lead to discrimination and dealing with stigma. Learn how to cope.
What to Do After Being Diagnosed As HIV-Positive
Here are some steps to take when you learn that you are HIV-positive.
AIDS Wasting Syndrome
AIDS wasting syndrome occurs when you have AIDS and lose at least 10% of your body weight -- especially muscle.
Finding an HIV/AIDS Doctor
What you need to know about finding an HIV/AIDS doctor that is right for you.
WebMD provides a list of HIV medications used in the U.S.
Pneumocystis Pneumonia and AIDS - Topic Overview
Feeling tired is common if you have HIV,especially if you have had the virus for many years. Being severely tired can affect your ability to work,take care of yourself,and enjoy your life. There can be many reasons why you are tired. It is important that you and your health professional try to find the cause. Many of the things that cause fatigue can be treated,and you may feel better. ...