Apr 27, 2004
I am currently undergoing seroconversion period. While my last HIV test at 9 1/2 weeks came out negative, my symptoms are overwhelming ( oral thrush, diahrrea, weight loss, skin rashes, molluscum...)I recently had a knee injury that will require surgery. Should I tell the surgeon my current possible HIV + status ?
Response from Ms. Breuer
There is no requirement to tell the surgeon, but what can you actually tell him/her? How do you know this is seroconversion? Have you seen a doctor about the symptoms?
Surgeons treat all patients as if they have HIV.
I'm more concerned about what you're telling yourself.
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