Living With HIV/AIDS

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Living With HIV/AIDS

Description

This 16-page booklet is for people infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and for their friends and families. The focus is on helping people live with HIV and keep themselves healthy.

This booklet addresses the following questions:

  • What is HIV and how did I get it?
  • What is the difference between HIV infection and AIDS?
  • How long does it take to go from HIV infection to a diagnosis of AIDS?
  • How can I stay healthy longer?
  • What can I expect when I go to the doctor?
  • What is the treatment for HIV or AIDS?
  • What are some of the other diseases I could get?
  • How do I protect other people from my HIV?
  • Is there special advice for women with HIV?
  • Where can I find help in dealing with HIV?
  • Additional information and resources

Developer:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention

Funding Sources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention

History

Release Date: 2003
Review Date: 2007
Recent Summary: February 2008
Original Summary: May 2005
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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