HIV and AIDS
Sarah has HIV. She describes her pregnancy and the steps she had to take to ensure shed have a healthy baby.
An expert explains what HIV is and how to avoid passing it on to your unborn child.
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Read about HIV, a virus most commonly caught by having unprotected sex or by sharing infected needles and other injecting equipment to inject drugs.
Symptoms of early HIV infection, also called primary HIV infection or seroconversion, and AIDS (late-stage HIV infection).
Read about the causes of HIV, how it spreads, who's most at risk and its origins in Africa
Read about HIV testing, including when you should get tested, where you can get tested, and what the different tests involve.
Treatments for HIV, including post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), antiretrovirals (ARVs), HIV and pregnancy, sperm washing, side effects and getting support.
Information for people living with HIV, including medication advice, how to stay healthy and reduce your risk of illness and where to find help and support.
Find out how to prevent passing on HIV to others by taking precautions, such as using a condom, when having penetrative vaginal or anal sex.
Sarah has HIV. She describes her pregnancy and the steps she had to take to ensure shed have a healthy baby. An expert explains what HIV is and how to avoid passing it on to your unborn child.
Tina Middleton caught HIV when she was just 20 years old from a partner with haemophilia.
Mick Mason, who has haemophilia, caught HIV and hepatitis in the early 1980s from contaminated blood products.
Michael Edwards contractedHIV in 1990. He is now 62 and is still working and leading a healthy life. The first sign was a bad dose of flu. Like me, my GP is