Wouldn’t I know?

You think you would know, right? Dr. Demetre explains why you can’t tell if you have HIV by the way you feel.

As with many other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), HIV often shows NO symptoms initially. As a result, people who have HIV often don’t find out until much later when the disease is further along and treatments may be less effective.

You cannot rely on symptoms to tell you whether or not you have HIV. The only way to know for sure if you have HIV is to get tested.

Click here to find free and low cost HIV testing locations in your area.

#AskTheHIVDoc is 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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