What was your response when finding out you were positive?
For me, I was uneducated on what HIV was, and its treatments. I just knew ghere wasnt a cure, that I was really sick, and was anxious to know how much time I had left. (LOL)
After the health department played question and question, i remember standing up and telling them, "Look, whoever had it, had it, and however I got it, is the way I got it. So, lets go from here. I have it. Who do i need to talk to, where do I need to go,… read more
I was diagnosed in April 2019. I started Atripla right away and was undetectable within a couple of months. Have had nearly no side effects. Now my doctor wants me to switch to Biktarvy because it has less risk of long term effects. I agreed but haven’t started it yet. I’m a little anxious about changing from something that is working well.
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What is your biggest struggle being HIV positive?
For me, I guess it would be always having a sore throat. It has never gone away and its already been a year
Is Winter tougher on you than Spring or Summer?..Do you feel physically and emotionally better in the warmer or colder months?
I was searching for info on a drug I'm going to take and came across a link to a post I made here a few months ago. I thought this site was private for us. Very upset
Any recommendations for a good doctor in Phoenix? I liked the one I was with but now he is book a minimum of 6 weeks out for appointments and almost impossible to get in with anymore.
In a normal relationship, you would tell your partner you’re poz. But do couples ever talk about the horrible situation of it actually happening?! My partner knows I’m poz and we take ever my precaution, but like I said...we’ve never really had the “what if” talk. Do you think the relationship would really survive that?
I am meant to travel to Dubai with a friend for some conference in February and while browsing through the internet I see UAE has restrictions for people with HIV .Any insight about this would be highly appreciated. Thanks
If you were to sit down and write a letter to yourself then able to give it to yourself when you were 15, what would you tell yourself?