Expanding HIV and AIDS Drug Options
HIV-positive people have many options for AIDS and HIV drug treatment. Learn more about the expanding options.
Alternative Medicine for HIV and AIDS
Some people with HIV and AIDS turn to alternative medicine like herbs, yoga, and acupunture. Find out if it's right for you.
HIV: Giving Support - What Increases Your Risk
Most people get HIV by having unprotected sex with someone who has HIV. Another common way of getting the virus is by sharing needles with someone who is infected with HIV when injecting drugs. You have an increased risk of becoming infected with HIV thro
HIV: Giving Support - Prevention
Learn how to help prevent HIV infection.
HIV: Giving Support - Symptoms
Read about symptoms of HIV infection.
HIV: Giving Support - Other Treatment
HIV can cause emotional, social, and financial stresses that significantly add to the stress of being ill. Accepting that these stresses are present and getting the education and support you need may help you manage them and improve your quality of life.
HIV: Taking Antiretroviral Drugs
Taking antiretroviral drugs for HIV will not cure your infection. However, it may allow you to remain healthy for a longer time.Your willingness and ability to follow your antiretroviral therapy schedule exactly as prescribed is essential for successful treatment of your HIV infection. Not following your prescribed HIV therapy may cause treatment failures, such as: Drug resistance.Higher viral ...
HIV: Giving Support - Exams and Tests
Getting tested for HIV can be scary, but the condition is treatable so it is important to get tested if you think you have been exposed. If you test positive, early detection and monitoring of HIV will help your doctor determine whether the disease is pro
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Infection - Home Treatment
If you are infected with HIV, you can lead an active life for a long time. There are many steps you can take to maintain your health and prevent the spread of HIV. Learn more about HIV to help you actively participate in your health care decisions. Get th
HIV: Giving Support - Topic Overview
Information on the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS.