do they test for hiv before operations??????????
Jan 17, 2005
dr bob do they test people for hiv before operations in all hospitals?such as back operations etc?
Response from Dr. Frascino
One wonders why you ask!?! Are you putting off that herniated disc operation because you are afraid they will test you for HIV? Or perhaps you're wondering if that desperate housewife who lives next door who just came home form the hospital is safe for some neighborly TLC.
Oh well, whatever the reason, the answer is no. You can't assume an HIV test will be run before all operations in all hospitals. Sorry.
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