Do I need an HIV test?

Dr. Flash offers guidance on starting the conversation with your doctor about HIV testing.

A key part of taking care of yourself means finding a healthcare provider that you feel comfortable with and is someone with whom you feel you can be open and honest. The more you tell your doctor about what’s really going on with you, the better they can help you. And don’t be afraid to ask questions.

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#AskTheHIVDoc is a video series from Greater Than AIDS featuring top HIV doctors providing answers to commonly-asked questions about HIV prevention, testing and treatment.

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