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Starting HIV Treatment and Medical Care

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Begin HIV Treatment

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Russian Nesting Dolls

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1. Why do I want to start treatment?


starting line

2. Am I ready?


lifestyle

3. Which regimen will still let me live my life?


surrender to the truth

4. Have I surrendered to the truth that I have HIV?


support circle

5. Who will I tell about my regimen?


pills

6. Why this regimen?


caution

7. What side effects am I willing to tolerate?


side effects

8. How can I expect to feel on this regimen?


plan b

9. What if it doesn't work?


stoplight

10. Can I stop?


Heidi M. Nass

Myles Helfand

Myles Helfand

@MylesatTheBody

Myles Helfand is the executive editor and general manager of TheBody/TheBodyPro.