Symptoms of HIV

Once exposed to the HIV virus, your body immediately begins to respond. Learning to recognize the symptoms of HIV may be able to help manage infection.

HIV Diagnosis

HIV infection may manifest symptoms that are similar to less serious conditions, or show no symptoms at all. Regular testing is crucial to diagnosis and treatment.

HIV Tests

Several tests can be administered to determine whether or not a person has been exposed to the HIV/AIDS virus and to what stage the disease has progressed.

Your HIV Viral Load: Why This Number Matters

Monitoring your viral load is a key measure of how well your HIV treatment is working. Learn what the different scores mean and how your doctor can use this information to tailor your HIV treatment.

Rashes and Skin Conditions Associated with HIV/AIDS

The HIV virus puts patients at risk for a wide range of infections, including a number of conditions that can lead to rashes, sores, and lesions. Find out what to look for and get information on treatment options.

The Most Dangerous Complications of HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS can put you at risk for developing serious diseases, including certain cancers, tuberculosis, shingles, and more. Learn what the latest research is revealing and what you can do to stay healthy.


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