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Meet Gena Tew: Instagram Model Reveals AIDS Diagnosis on Social Media

Gena Tew is a social media influencer and TikTok star who recently made it to the headlines after she revealed her AIDS diagnosis. At first, she talked about her AIDS diagnosis at the start of this year in March in a TikTok video.

And since then, the TikToker has been sharing her journey with AIDS diagnosis on TikTok. Continue reading further to catch deep insights into the personal and professional life of Gena Tew.

What does Gena Tew do for a living?

For those of you who are unversed, let us tell you Gena Tew is a social media celebrity. According to the report of Famous Birthdays, she is 27 years old right now. Tew has more than 401 thousand followers on the video-sharing platform TikTok at this point in time.

When we talk about Instagram, Gena also has a profile on the social networking service. As of now, she has 47 posts on her Instagram feed and she boasts a fanbase of 29.3k followers on the social media platform Instagram.

Tew has been giving regular updates about her AIDS diagnosis to her fans by the means of social media. Not long ago, she went on to say that her page is not supposed to be educational or some sort of documentary. She also stated that she appreciates that people are getting aware about AIDS.

Gena Tew opened up about her AIDS diagnosis in March

Yes, you read that right. Gena shared that she was diagnosed with AIDS in March of this year. Every now and then, she tries to answer the questions of her fans about her AIDS diagnosis and she has unveiled how she got it.

Tew said, “I do not know who gave it to me or where I got it, all I know is that because I was so sick to the point of death, they said I had to have had it for eight to ten years. At that time frame, I was in New York City and I was homeless.”

In the past, the social media star had also said that she had been assaulted while living in New York. She went on to say, that she had gotten free tattoos, so it “could have been from a dirty needle.”

Gena continued, “Did I know those people? No. Did I say anything when those things happen? No, because I was naive and I was stupid and I was young.”

Gena Tew has also talked about losing mobility

Due to her AIDS diagnosis, Gena has stated that she has had some mobility issues. In May, she told her fans about her wheelchair and she stated that she couldn’t walk.

In June, Tew posted a video of herself from the hospital. The video was from the first days of the Instagram influencer knowing she had AIDS. At that time, she said she was so weak that she couldn’t even speak properly.

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Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


  1. I hope you’ve started your medications. Take it every day on time and you will get better. You will be back to your normal self soon. You have a new life now, follow your medical team’s advice. We

  2. You are so beautiful you will continue to live a good life. The most important thing to do is medication test and try to be alcohol free for a period of time. God bless n all my love to you. ❤️❤️❤️❤️I’m a hiv specialist

  3. Hi I don’t know u but I had a little sister to go through this. She passed now. I don’t know u but u favor her. Your story has made me sad that this also happened to u. Do me a favor and take all of your meds as they tell u to. Change your eating habits and remember to pray there’s hope. Now they are trying blood transfusion with the same blood type and it has proven to work look into it. Much 💘 sweetie.

  4. Stay strong, keep the faith and keep only those with positive energy in your space. You are beautiful, brave and courageous and I’m praying for your healing and restoration sweetheart 🙏🏽❤️❤️‍🩹🙏🏽


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