If you want to make sure that you’re getting tested for HIV, ask your provider for the test.
Dr. Flash goes over why you shouldn’t assume your doctor is testing you for HIV.
Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all Americans ages 13-64 be tested for HIV as part of routine health care that does not mean testing is automatically done. Ask to be tested!
Many places offer free or low-cost testing. Click here to find HIV testing near you.
#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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