HIV Testing Directory
HIV tests are used to determine if a person has been infected with HIV and to monitor HIV disease. Tests for HIV include rapid tests and RNA tests. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how screening for HIV works, what each test involves, and much more.
Several types of tests can check your blood or other body fluids to see if you're infected with HIV.
Pregnancy and HIV Testing
WebMD explains HIV testing - lab and home tests - and how HIV and pregnancy are handled.
How Do You Treat HIV?
Daily medication and regular testing can help keep the virus from spreading and slow the effects on your body for many years.
Primeros pasos después del diagnóstico del VIH
Si acaba de enterarse que tiene el VIH, es posible que no sepa qué hacer. Conozca qué hacer para empezar a cuidar su salud y proteger a los demás.
HIV Testing: What You Need to Know
About 1 of every 8 people with HIV don't know they have it. Get tested so you can take steps to live a longer, healthier life -- no matter what the result is.
Advances in HIV Treatment: Understanding ART
One-pill-a-day drugs are making life with HIV easier and safer.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: A Pictorial Timeline of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic
A historical overview of the AIDS pandemic from the first human case to the present.
Slideshow: Essential Screening Tests Every Man Needs
Pictures show men the health screenings a doctor may recommend based on age and personal risk factors.
Slideshow: Living With HIV and AIDS: Myths and Facts
From treatment options to information on symptoms, see what's fact and what's fiction when it comes to HIV and AIDS.
Slideshow: Pictures and Facts About STDs
See what herpes, genital warts, the clap, chlamydia, scabies, HIV/AIDS, and other STDs look like. Find out their symptoms and what you can do.