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Author Topic: How to deal with HIV if doctors don't care?  (Read 443 times)

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Offline blackbeauty40

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How to deal with HIV if doctors don't care?
« on: March 02, 2021, 10:23:51 am »
I found out I was positive in 1992, and the doctor I had at that time was wonderful. I was an elite controller so we decided not to start medication until my numbers started dropping in 2010-2011. Now, due to some other health issues, medication was stopped in early 2018. My doctor moved to another state around that time and I was switched over to another doctor. I've seen this new doctor a few times and I honestly don't like them. They are very dismissive and critical. Because of this, I haven't been to see them since April of 2020 because of exposure to COVID. The reaction I got at that time was basically if I wasn't dropping dead because I couldn't breathe, it was nothing to worry about. Anyway, I've been dealing with very painful lymph nodes for about 4 weeks, been having soaking night sweats and other issues; however, I don't want to go to this doctor.  Does anyone have any suggestions? I live in Chicago.

 


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