For lots of people, the ‘fear of the unknown’ stops them from accessing sexual health testing and support. In this episode of Talking HIV, Jim and Andy remember how they used to feel going into clinics and where they went for support in the early days of being diagnosed with HIV.
You can test for HIV at any time. If you think you might have put yourself at risk it's good to get a test right away. However, HIV can take time to show up in a test. This is called a window period and is something you might want to ask your healthcare advisor about if you are taking a test.