What do I do now I have HIV?
Start HIV Treatment As Soon As Possible After Diagnosis Get in care and take medicine to treat HIV (called antiretroviral therapy or ART). Taking HIV medicine can reduce the amount of HIV in the blood (called viral load). HIV medicine can make the viral load very low (called viral suppression).
How can you be sure you are HIV positive?
If you didnt know earlier that you were infected with HIV, you may realize it after you have some of these symptoms:Being tired all the time.Swollen lymph nodes in your neck or groin.Fever that lasts more than 10 days.Night sweats.Weight loss with no obvious reason.Purplish spots on your skin that dont go away.More items •14 Apr 2021
Can HIV positive live a normal life?
A 20-year-old who began therapy in 2008 can now live up to 78 years, says a new study. LONDON: Young people with HIV may now have near-normal life expectancy because of the improvement in treatments, a new study in The Lancet journal suggests.