Day One: After You've Tested Positive

doctor holding hiv test tube
A positive HIV test is scary news…but it’s no longer a 100% death sentence. As better therapies continue to be developed, it’s entirely possible to live a more normal life. The key? Being informed and taking charge of your health.

Despite all the support you will get, particularly in the beginning, the real work is up to you. Given the right attitude and the right information, most people can live longer than they could when HIV/AIDS cases were first being diagnosed.

After your positive diagnosis, you need to do: