Why should I Be Tested? The Benefits of Knowing

·         Immune system monitoring and early treatment can greatly improve your long term health.

·         Knowing you are positive may help you change behaviors that would put yourself and others at risk.

·         You will know whether or not you can infect others.

·         Women and their partners considering pregnancy can take advantage of treatments that potentially prevent transmission of HIV to the baby.

·         If you test negative, you may feel less anxious after testing.