Dr. Khalsa is a District Medical Group physician and medical director at Valleywise Community Health Center – McDowell. Board certified in family medicine, she earned HIV specialist certification from the American Academy of HIV Medicine.
One of the new treatments for HIV/AIDS approved by the FDA is cabotegravir and rilpivirine. Cabotegravir and rilpivirine are long-acting injectable HIV treatments. The two medications are available as a monthly injection administered by a healthcare provider.
It’s normal to be scared and overwhelmed after finding out you tested positive for HIV. Nowadays, HIV is considered a chronic treatable condition, so knowing your status is the best first step to staying healthy with medical treatment and self-care.