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What should one do if found HIV positive?  

 



Consult a clinician experienced in treating HIV/AIDS.

Protect your sex partner(s) from HIV by following safe-sex guidelines.

Inform sex partner(s) who may also be infected.

Do not share needles.

Get psychological support from a counsellor and/or join a support group for people with HIV.

Get information and social and legal support from AIDS service organisations.

Don't share your HIV status with people who do not need to know. Only tell people you can count on for support. Think about whom do you want to share your HIV status with.

Maintain a strong immune system with a healthy lifestyle and regular medical examinations.

Consider using antiretroviral therapies that may slow the progress of the infection in consultation with a qualified physician.