HIV and AIDS | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • Is there any sure way to avoid getting HIV infection?
  • What is the best treatment for me?
  • How can I avoid getting any infections that will make me very sick?
  • How can I find support groups in my community?
  • What diagnostic tests will you run?
  • How often will I need to see my doctor?
  • Will there be any side effects to my treatment?
  • Is it safe for me to breastfeed my baby?
  • Will using a condom keep my girlfriend/boyfriend from getting infected with HIV?
  • Should I follow a special diet?

Source

How to Recognize and Treat Acute HIV Syndrome by BL Perlmutter, M.D., Ph.D., JB Glaser, M.D., and SO Oyugi, M.D. (American Family Physician August 01, 1999, http://www.aafp.org/afp/990800ap/535.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 01/96

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