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After An Hiv Test Are You Notified Of The Results

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dr notified about hiv results

When applying for life ins. a hiv test was required. If your results are positive, will the ins company notify your doctor/primary care physician of the results? If you already have insurance with the company(inital hiv test was negative) will you...
Steve Berg

Response from Steve Berg

Insurance & Benefits Advocate AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)
I don't know what the state laws are where you live as to physician notification requirements. They will notify you that your application is denied due to medical reasons. Hopefully, the actual HIV status will only be released to your physician... Read more »

guy notified me he was positive

Dr Bob:I want to donate and I think what you are doing is awesome for the community.Please help me!... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Carolina Senate Committee Approves Measure Removing Requirement That School Officials Be Notified of Students' HIV-Positive Status

The South Carolina Senate Medical Affairs Committee on Wednesday approved a measure (SB 970 ) to eliminate a requirement that a school superintendent and nurse be notified of students who are diagnosed with HIV, the AP/ WISTV reports (AP/ WISTV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Leaders of Merck's Canceled HIV Vaccine Study Notify Participants Whether They Received Vaccine, Placebo

Leaders of Merck 's experimental HIV vaccine study on Monday decided to notify all of the trial's 3,000 participants whether they were given the vaccine or a placebo, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Representatives of Merck, NIH and a group... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nevada: STD-Positive Clients to Be Notified

The downtown headquarters of the Southern Nevada Health District was shut down this past weekend after an engineering report found the building lacks an internal support system. As a result, employees and clients are being sent to other health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Kalamazoo County Notifies Health Providers to Watch for Syphilis

Kalamazoo County health officials are asking area health care providers to help curb syphilis infections, which have been rising locally and statewide. While county incidence is still low compared with other STDs, primary and secondary syphilis... Read more »
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Just notified today I tested positive for HIV

Posted by spike, 19 Replies
My health department contacted me, before my doctor today at work. I found out the HIV test I took came back postive.
I am so afraid!. I don't want to go to sleep. I know I will discuss this with my personal doctor in the morning. But this first... Read more »

Am I right to notify?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Recently I learned of my spouse's affairs with **multiple**partners over the past 10 years. In fact we married because my spouse infected me with HIV (at the time I thought it was a death sentence, etc...).

Now I feel that these people my spouse... Read more »

Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ex-Lab Worker Questions HIV Test Results

By FOSTER KLUG, Associated Press writer

BALTIMORE - Thousands of patients could have received questionable HIV (news - web sites) test results not just hundreds, as hospital officials have suggested,... Read more »

how do i know my hiv results in the navy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
hello to all, i just want to know how long does it take for me to get my results back from a prior hiv test...im in the navy,overseas and abored a us naval vessel... can anyone please tell me info about this....and how would you know that your... Read more »