HIV

How Much Does PrEP Cost?

PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is a medication that has been FDA approved since 2012. This medication is used to prevent HIV. However, since its formation, many people have misinterpreted the purpose of this medication and there is a lot of misinformation and misconceptions surrounding this form of medication.  One of the most commonly stated misinterpretations is …

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What Are the Early Signs Of HIV? (Symptoms To Be Aware Of)

Infection with HIV occurs in three phases. Without therapy, it worsens and finally overwhelms your immune system. Your symptoms will be determined by the stage of HIV you have. Here are the three different stages of HIV and what symptoms they have. Acute Acute HIV infection is the earliest stage of HIV infection and usually …

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When Is A HIV Test Conclusive? Everything That You Need To Know

HIV Tests are between 99-100% reliable. Newer forms of HIV tests, otherwise known as fourth generation tests, are closer to 100% accurate, while rapid tests are right 99% of the time. If you have been recently exposed to the HIV virus, these rapid tests may not be as trustworthy as more extensive tests.  What Is …

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