HIV Testing: The Top Ten Reasons to Take an HIV Test





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Published on Dec 29, 2008

Becky Kuhn, M.D. explains the top ten reasons to take an HIV test:
(1) If you are HIV positive, getting treatment early can save your life.
(2) If you are HIV positive, practicing safer sex techniques can save your partner's life.
(3) If you are HIV positive and pregnant, getting treatment can prevent your unborn child from contracting HIV.
(4) You may have been exposed to HIV without realizing it.
(5) You can be HIV positive and not even know it.
(6) HIV testing is quick, easy, and free.
(7) Your privacy is protected.
(8) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that all adults take an HIV test.
(9) You'll be doing your part in the global fight against HIV.
(10) If you are confirmed HIV negative, you'll stop worrying you might be HIV positive.

This video refutes myths and misinformation about HIV testing from videos "Lee Evans Speaks Out About the HIV Tests," "Deconstructing the Myth of AIDS," "AIDS Inc.," "The Other Side of AIDS," and "House of Numbers." It also debunks the claims about HIV tests by HIV denialists like Peter Duesberg, Stefan Lanka, Kary Mullis, Celia Farber, Christine Maggiore, Gary Null, Andrew Maniotis, the Perth Group, Eleni Papadopulos-Eleopulos, David Rasnick, Valendar Turner, Robin Scovill, Brent Leung, David Crowe, Walter Gilbert, Harvey Bialy, Rebecca Culshaw, Roberto Giraldo, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, and Matthias Rath. Visit http://aidstruth.org/denialism/denial..., http://www.GlobalLifeworks.org and http://AIDSvideos.org to learn more.

This video is freely downloadable from http://www.archive.org/details/TheTop... . Disabled accessibility: The transcript for this and many other AIDSvideos.org videos can be downloaded from http://aidsvideos.org/translate.shtml . [Do you want to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS? Are you fluent in a language other than English? Then volunteer to translate this video into another language! Click http://AIDSvideos.org/translate.shtml to learn how you can help!!!]


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