There are many good reasons to take the test:
Testing can reduce your anxiety and may help you make changes to improve your quality of life.
If you are thinking about getting pregnant, testing can help you look at the risk of passing HIV to your baby. There are medicines you can take to reduce the baby’s risk of getting HIV.
You will know if it is safe to donate blood or organs.
If you have HIV, you can learn how to keep your immune system strong.