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10 important questions to ask your doctor about HIV/AIDS

After an HIV diagnosis, people will have many questions about the condition and their treatment.

It can help to take a list of questions along to appointments about HIV with doctors and specialists. Here are some suggestions:

  1. Are you experienced in the treatment of HIV infection and AIDS?
  2. What can I do to improve my health and delay the onset of medical problems connected with HIV infection?
  3. In what ways should I change my day-to-day life?
  4. How physically active can I be with HIV or AIDS?
  5. What are the signs of complications or opportunistic infections?
  6. What can I do to prevent opportunistic infections?
  7. What can I do to prevent others from becoming infected with my HIV?
  8. Do I have to take the medication if I'm feeling healthy?
  9. How do you determine which medications I should be taking?
  10. How will we monitor my immune system's health?
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Medically Reviewed by Dr Rob Hicks on April 22, 2016

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