Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: TheBodyPRO.com Covers AIDS 2014
   
Ask the Experts About

Hepatitis and HIV CoinfectionHepatitis and HIV Coinfection
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


Donation of body to science
Jul 8, 2008

I am a low income, HIV+ long term survivor. Recently I searched the internet and found ther are companies that let you donate your body to science, then they will cremate your remains for your family. My sisters and om are my only familY. mY SISTERS ARE STRUGGLEING SINGLE PARENTS AND MY Mom is widowed and senior. I thought this would be a great way to save them the expense of cremation. Then to find out your instantly rejected if you've had Hep b or c/ HIV+/ or ever had an STD. I would think this would be an atribute to the right kind of researcher. Is there any place to donate your body to science where they would appreciate the special circumstances our donations come with.

Response from Dr. McGovern

I am sorry but I am not aware of any. However, since you are a long-term survivor, I am hoping that your financial situation will improve long before you die. Best regards for a brighter outlook.



Previous
Fist fight
Next
Can you clarify?

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement