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Can A Health Professional Test One's Blood Sample For Hiv Without Ones Permission

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...and hospitals. If you give your name , even if the test site says your name is known only to them and not the lab, the test is technically confidential , not anonymous. Confidential antibody testing means that you and the health care provider know your results, which may be recorded in your medical file. There are also testing sites that offer confidential testing. Those who are tested confidentially and are found to be infected with HIV...
Ask the Experts

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...virus to his partner, though it remains unclear whether her infection was caused by the procedure. (A lawsuit is underway.) Health care professionals willing to undertake the sperm-washing venture are quick to remind their patients that it is... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...virus to his partner, though it remains unclear whether her infection was caused by the procedure. (A lawsuit is underway.) Health care professionals willing to undertake the sperm-washing venture are quick to remind their patients that it is... Read more »

HIV+ DAD and HIV- MOM desire CHILD

Is it possible for a HIV+ Dad that is undetectable and a HIV- Mom to have a HIV- baby? Please advise.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...virus to his partner, though it remains unclear whether her infection was caused by the procedure. (A lawsuit is underway.) Health care professionals willing to undertake the sperm-washing venture are quick to remind their patients that it is... Read more »

HIV+ man having children

Dr. Bob, thank you for all of your calming words, and the time you devote to helping those with HIV and the "worrywarts". My question is technical, but can an HIV+ man have a child through in-vitro without risk to the baby or the mother? Or is the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...virus to his partner, though it remains unclear whether her infection was caused by the procedure. (A lawsuit is underway.) Health care professionals willing to undertake the sperm-washing venture are quick to remind their patients that it is... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of good health care. Lab testsare important tools that help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...together. Some of the diabetes medications may interact with HIV drugs. To reduce the chance of drug interactions, make sure your health care provider is aware of all the medications you take. Pre-Diabetes People with pre-diabetes are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Blood Sugar and Fats

...below 100are good, and levels over 160 are considered to increase your risk forheart disease. For very high risk patients, some health care providers try to lower LDL levels to 70 or less. HIV health care providers are treating more of their... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...individual will produce enough antibodies to be detected by an HIV test. If you have any unexplained symptoms, talk with your health care provider and consider re-testing for HIV. Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? Viral load tests... Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Home Access Blood Sample

Posted by hello123, 1 Reply
...For the Home Access test blood sample, it says to completely fill the circle with blood, and it has to completely soak to the back too. The front is mostly soaked, Read more »

Zovirax(acyclovir) and HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous
...Does the HIV test results get affected if one is on Zovirax(acyclovir) medication when the blood sample for the test is taken. Zovirax is a medication for HSV. Read more »

ACNE BLOOD HIV TESTING OKAY?

Posted by WorriedinVegas
...I recently sent in a blood sample for hiv-1 testing to HOME ACCESS. I got the blood for the sample from a scabbed acne, which I picked. It was more than enough Read more »