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10 Most Common Questions Therapists Get From Poz People Over 50

Plus magazine’s mental health editor, Gary McClain, talks every day about HIV and aging, fielding questions from long-term survivors. Here’s his advice.

Is it Ever OK to Lie to Your Doctor?

I don’t always tell my doctor the whole truth. She doesn't need to know everything, does she?

Should You Hide Your #RX From Family and Friends?

I want to finally go on meds, but I haven’t told anyone I’m HIV-positive. How do I keep the prescription bottles hidden? Should I lie and say I have something else? — Maria

Ask the Therapist: Should I Get Fillers?

I’ve had HIV for 30 years and because of it I’ve had lipodystrophy. I want to have fillers injected in my face but my friends tell me I’m being overly obsessive about my sunken cheeks. What do you think? — Adam