HIV, AIDS

I just read your guide on HIV Testing and it mentions, “A reactive result is considered a preliminary positive, and means that HIV antibodies were found.” So what does it mean if the second test is negative?

Updated 1 December 2020 under Ask Us.

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system. If HIV isn’t treated it can progress into acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). However, with early testing and […]

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HIV, AIDS

What are the possibilities for getting HIV/AIDS even though I used protection?

Updated 27 May 2014 under Ask Us.

If you use latex condoms for protection and you use them correctly every time you have intercourse, the risk of getting HIV/AIDS is greatly reduced. The most dependable ways to […]

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HIV, AIDS

HIV Testing

Updated 26 July 2021 under Health Guides.

It’s now recommended that everyone over 13 years old should get tested for HIV at least once. If a young person is having sex without protection (e.g. not using condoms) […]

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HIV, AIDS

HIV/AIDS

Updated 16 October 2020 under Health Guides.

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system. If HIV is not treated, it can lead to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). Learning the basics about […]

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