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Which HIV Treatment Regimen Should You Start With?

You may be worried about starting treatment, whether you're feeling overwhelmed with this life-changing event or you're confused about which regimen to choose. We've got the info you need.


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Getting HIV Drugs in the U.S.

Learn about many options for getting HIV drugs in the U.S. -- private insurers, ACA marketplaces, ADAP, Medicaid, Medicare, and more.

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'Hart Talks': London Actor Opens Up About Tragedy, HIV, and YouTube

Actor Stephen Hart finds triumph after a sexual assault led to his HIV diagnosis.

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Updates on HIV Treatment Advances and Other Notes From IAS 2019

NIAID's Carl Dieffenbach, Ph.D., joins Anne Rancourt to discuss some key takeaways from the 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science.

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Longtime HIV Survivor Reminisces About the Atlanta Buyers Club

Christopher Harris recently shared his compelling story with StoryCorps. He gave us a taste of the uncut version.

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HIV Treatment as Prevention (TasP)

The Well Project sums up treatment as prevention (or TasP), which refers to the ways in which we can use HIV drugs, or HIV treatment, to lower the risk of HIV transmission.

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Locate an HIV Care Provider

U.S. guidelines recommend that people with HIV start medical care and begin HIV treatment as soon as possible. Here are a few ways to find HIV care providers and services.

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Will Starting HIV Treatment With a Low CD4 Count Hurt My Lifespan?

I read recently that, even though longevity is increasing for HIV+ people, people who begin treatment with a low CD4 count will probably live a shorter period of time. Do you feel this is true?

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How to know if my viral load

Hi I wish to know how to see if the viral load is up or down ?2234 is it to high or?

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In May 2016 I tested positive with an initial viral load of 87, I was tested again 3 weeks later with a viral load of 61. Mu dr said this is unusual for a count this low. My Dr put on on Descovy and Tivicay a few weeks after that. I had the genotype...

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Risks of waiting 3 to 6 months to start treatment

I just tested positive with a cd4 of 345 and VL of 185000. I work in a Middle East country and have 6 months left on my contract. Treatment is illegal in this country and non-nationals with HIV are deported. My plan is to test CD4 and VL again on th...