FIND THE RIGHT
FIND THE RIGHT
Your doctor can be a partner. A guide to help you live your life with HIV. He or she should be someone you feel comfortable with. That way, the two of you can have an open and honest conversation.
Here are some ways your doctor should support you.
When you meet your doctor, ask questions. Listen to how he or she responds. Your doctor should provide clear answers. It should feel easy for you to share personal information. When you feel comfortable, that's when you know that your doctor is the right one for you. If not, it is OK to find a doctor you do feel comfortable with.
Your doctor is a key part of your support system. But others can help, too. These are people you feel comfortable talking to about living with HIV. Your support system can include any combination of the following:
You might want to make a list of people on your support team. Your list can include names, phone numbers, and email addresses.
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