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surgery with hiv

I NEED TO HAVE A HYSTERECTTOMY IS THIS SAFE AND WHAT SHOULD I BE LOOKING OUT FOR.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Patients with HIV generally due very well with surgery including hysterectomy. KH Read more »

Could surgery be connected to a sudden incr in v/l?

My post surgery viral load, previously undetectable, is 140,000. Might this increase be related to... Read more »

HIV + and Laser Eye surgery

Laser Eye SurgeryI have been HIV-pos for about 8 years and have had no significant problems. My t... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Lax Infection Control at Surgery Centers

... Two-thirds of ambulatory surgery facilities surveyed in three states had at least one lapse in infection control, according to a recent report. Of the 68 facilities Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wisconsin Advocacy Group Files Lawsuit Against Medical Clinic for Allegedly Refusing to Perform Surgery on HIV-Positive Woman

...civil lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Milwaukee against a Fond du Lac, Wis., medical clinic for allegedly refusing to perform surgery on an HIV-positive woman, the AP/ Chicago Tribune reports. The suit alleges that the defendants in the case... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal and ARCW File Federal Lawsuit on Behalf of HIV-Positive Woman Denied Surgery by Healthcare Provider

...District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin on behalf of Melody Rose, a 35-year-old Wisconsin woman who was denied surgery to remove her gallbladder because she has HIV. "Discrimination in healthcare remains a major problem for people... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nevada to Cite More Surgery Clinics for Unsafe Practices

...health of patients is not at risk, he said, adding, "They said don't do it, so we don't do it." Inspectors found St. Mary's Surgery Center at Galena had a "lack of high-level disinfection or sterilization of instruments used between patients,"... Read more »
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rush surgery

Posted by alive2
...i had a feeling my ankle was really badly hurt, i just received a message from surgeon 1 day after i seen him, that i needed surgery to repair damage on my ankle, the swelling isnt getting better its getting worse, the knee keeps getting bigger,... Read more »

surgery for anal warts

Posted by bakcake, 3 Replies
...I am facing anal wart surgery in a week. i would like to know what happens step by step during the surgery Read more »

HPV POST SURGERY

Posted by HealingPower, 1 Reply
...Okay, so I had my surgery last Wednesday(thank the Lord for Anesthesia) May 31. I took Thurs/Fri off, and glad I did they gave me Hydrocodone/Apap and Read more »

surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...when you have surgery do they test for hiv in your blood work Read more »