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Medical clearance and disclosure of HIV
Aug 17, 2011

if i needed medical clearance for surgery or any medical procedure, Does my primary care have to disclose my HIV status?

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hello.

Yes, your primary care doctor can and should confidentially share your HIV-positive status with the rest of your health care team. This would be for your benefit. Discuss your concerns with your HIV specialist. He can advise you how to keep your medical information confidential while assuring that those who need to know do.

Dr. Bob



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