|urgency of initial treatment
Nov 15, 2003
I am pretty sure that I am newly HIV positive. Infected 5 months ago. I am also seeing many of the symptoms in my female partner. I would like to postpone telling her until after Christmas (2 months). Is this unwise for her long term health?
| Response from Dr. Wohl
Now, what do you think?
Of course you must tell her. You both need to see a physician if you have symptoms of HIV or any other illness.
Get tested immediately. You may find out that like many people who are convinced they are HIV+, you are not. That does not mean you don't have something else, so a doctor's evaluation is a must.
Just do it.
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