Why Early HIV Treatment Matters

Why Early HIV Treatment Matters

February 15, 2020 0 By Jose Scott


There may be some good news for HIV patients
– starting medication immediately after diagnosis may help keep patients healthy longer. I’m
Erin White with your latest health news. A new study found that HIV patients may have
a lower risk of developing AIDS or other serious illnesses if they begin antiretroviral drug
treatment early. AIDS is the final and most serious stage of HIV infection. Without treatment,
patients who are diagnosed with AIDS typically survive about three years. Speak with your doctor today about new treatments
for your condition.