Posts filed under: HIV

Shaking the shame and smashing the stigma around HIV

In my last blog I talked about some of the reasons why stigma, misinformation and fear around HIV is still a real and serious issue in the UK. In order to get everyone who may have been exposed to HIV, no […]

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What are the symptoms of HIV?

There are many rumours and myths out there about HIV and how it can affect those who have it. Gary Carpenter, clinical director of BioSure, cuts through the noise to answer the burning questions about the symptoms of HIV and […]

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Are HIV and AIDS the same thing?

HIV is a virus. AIDS is a condition. They are not the same thing. It is impossible to get AIDS without first being infected with HIV, but a person can have HIV without it ever developing into AIDS. Antiretrovirals (ART) […]

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