There are different ways to treat HIV. It depends on how severe the infection is and how healthy you are. The goals of treatment are to:

  • Lower the amount of the virus in your body
  • Keep the immune system as healthy as possible
  • Prevent other infections and cancers

If you have other infections or cancers, they will need to be treated as well.

HIV treatment includes:

MedicationsLifestyle changesOther treatmentsAlternative and complementary treatments

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