HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Infection - Home Treatment
If you are infected with
HIV, you can lead an active life for a long time.
Make healthy lifestyle choices
Join a support group
Support groups are often good places to share information, problem-solving tips, and emotions related to HIV infection.
You may be able to find a support group by searching the Internet. Or you can ask your doctor to help you find one.
Prevent other illnesses
immunizations and the medicine treatment you need to prevent certain
infections or illnesses, such as some types of
pneumonia or cancer that are more likely to develop in
people who have a weakened immune system.
Tips for caregivers
A skilled caregiver can provide the
emotional, physical, and medical care that will improve the quality of life for
a person who has HIV.
If your partner has HIV: