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How Are You Keeping Up With Your HIV Doc Visits And Labs During The Virus?

How Are You Keeping Up With Your HIV Doc Visits And Labs During The Virus?

I see my HIV doc every four months on the average, and have labs taken just before each appointment. I will be due for an appointment and getting my labs done soon. From what I understand our medical center and hospital the docs are having virtual appointments with patients. Haven't discussed getting labs with him. Kind of nervous to go into the hospital or medical center even masked up! The medical center uses LabCorp, which I think have their own labs scattered around where you can your… read more

A myHIVteam Member said:

Can you have labs done in a smaller location like a labquest or can the send someone to the house and then you can have a telemedicine visit with your doctor to discuss ?

posted about 2 years ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

I have been getting my latest appointment over the phone because my labs were done ahead of time.

posted about 2 years ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

I’m fortunate, I had my bloods and appointment just a couple of weeks before lockdown here, and collected my usual 6-month supply of ARVs. Hope everyone is doing ok though with their regime, stay safe and well.

edited, originally posted about 2 years ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

There's no need to worry there Michael. There will be a treatment and a test I do believe within this year.with the global community working on the vaccine I really believe we should see one by next year. I do believe he's right in that it will get worse in countries like Africa. 😔

posted about 2 years ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

My next labs are in 4 weeks

posted about 2 years ago
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