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If I'm positive, is my life is over?

World AIDS Day is the day where, all over the globe, we remember those we’ve lost to AIDS. We also celebrate the progress made in fighting the epidemic. There is still no cure for AIDS, but HIV can be managed by prevention and early treatment.

One of the things that make HIV so difficult to control is that people are afraid to get tested. This means many people are spreading the virus without knowing it. Sure, it is scary to take that test. But sometimes courage is more important than hiding away.

People are scared to get tested because:

HIV is not a death sentence if you get tested and treat it. With a healthy lifestyle and ARVs (medication for HIV) you can live a long life. When you feel ready, talk to someone you trust who can give you support like a family member, friend, counsellor, doctor or traditional healer.

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Shakes

Being Hiv positive doesn't mean its ur end ,rather its where u start to learn more about urself and encouraging others not to give up but to continue living more than anyone who doesn't want to know about his or her status

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@Counsellor_101

At the end of the day it's understandable why people feel afraid of getting tested I mean living with HIV is something else, you may lose friends due to it and have a lot of broken relationships🤞

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