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Living With HIV

Today, an estimated 1.1 million people are living with HIV in the United States. Thanks to better treatments, people with HIV are now living longer—and with a better quality of life—than ever before. If you are living with HIV, it’s important to make choices that keep you healthy and protect others.

Newly Diagnosed with HIV

Newly Diagnosed with HIV

If you’ve been diagnosed with HIV, it means that you were exposed to the virus and a test has shown that you are now living with HIV in your body. Learn more about HIV diagnosis.

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Understanding Care

Understanding Care

Finding a health care team that is knowledgeable about HIV care is an important step in managing your care and treatment. Learn more about health care provider involvement.

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HIV Treatment

HIV Treatment

HIV treatment involves taking medicines that slow the progression of the virus in your body. Learn more about treatment.

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AIDS and Opportunistic Infections

AIDS and Opportunistic Infections

Opportunistic infections (OIs) are infections that occur more frequently and are more severe in people with weakened immune systems, including people with HIV. Learn more about OIs and AIDS.

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Telling Others

Telling Others

Learn more about to share your HIV status with others.

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Protecting Others

Protecting Others

Learn more about actions you can take to prevent passing HIV to others.

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Dealing with Stigma and Discrimination

Dealing with Stigma and Discrimination

You are entitled to the same rights as any other patient in the medical system. Learn more about your rights, HIV stigma and HIV discrimination.

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Mental Health

Mental Health

Good mental health will help you live your life to the fullest and is essential to successfully treating HIV. Learn more about managing your mental health and seeking treatment.

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Healthy Living with HIV

Healthy Living with HIV

Being aware of your overall health beyond HIV can help you manage your HIV and improve your well-being. Learn more about the many things you can do to stay healthy.

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Family Planning

Family Planning

Learn more about preconception care for people living with HIV who want to be parents.

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Traveling with HIV

Travelling with HIV

Learn more about taking special precautions when travelling abroad while living with HIV.

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Additional Resources

Additional Resources

Links to more resources for persons living with HIV.

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