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Can A Physical Tell If You Have Hiv

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Selective employmee group (commercial divers) annual physical-HIV blood test?

We are a small engineering company, but a substantial part of our work force are commercial divers. There is a company requirement as well as an (ADC)Association of Diving Contractors requirement for an annual dive physical. One of the blood test...
Nancy Breuer

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WorkPositive, Inc.
If your testing found an HIV-positive diver, what would you do? The answer to that question should tell you that you don't need to do an HIV test. Why would HIV status matter? If the helmets are washed out with antiseptic--or even sea... Read more »

pre-employment physical for flight attendant HIV+

During the physical examination, the doctor makes you tell all meds your currently taking. When... Read more »
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Prevalence of Childhood Sexual Abuse and Physical Trauma in an HIV-Positive Sample From the Deep South

Sexual and severe physical abuse in childhood is associated with the following in adults: post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, dissociation, substance abuse, revictimization, high-risk sexual behaviors, and engaging in abuse of... Read more »
The Well Project

Physical Activity, Exercise and HIV

Table of Contents What Are Physical Activity and Exercise? Benefits of Exercise and Being Physically Active How Much and What Type of Physical Activity Do You Need for Health Benefits? Other Types of Physical Activity Tips for Starting a... Read more »
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News & Views: Let's Get Physical; Cutting Corners on HIV Prevention; the "Silent Epidemic"; and More

HIV News & Views, Aug. 22, 2013 - TheBody.com August 22, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription HIV/AIDS BLOG CENTRAL Janine Brignola: The Journey Is the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Bill Seeks HIV Test in School Physicals

Under a bill introduced by state Rep. Mary Flowers (D-Chicago), HIV testing would be offered during school physicals, when Illinois students receive immunizations and TB testing. Parents would be free to decline their permission for HIV testing.... Read more »
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Physical

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently had a routine physical. My doctor did a finger prick to check my hemoglobin. If I were HIV+ would it show up in something like this? Thanks

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Depleted emmotionally and physically!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am the "It's all over folks" poster on page 5 of this forum if you want more background information.

The good news is I did test neg at about 5/6 weeks. The bad news is that I have been sick for about a month now. Never been this physically ill... Read more »

Physical symptoms keep coming back?

Posted by haley, 3 Replies
So I've been infected for about a month now. I started getting symptoms after week one and after week 2 I found out I was positive. After about 7-8 days of symptoms, I started feeling a lot better physically. I even had my appetite back and... Read more »

As A Survivor of Childhood Physical & Sexual Abuse

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I find the link for an article praising a person like Michael Jackson who is currently awaiting trial on charges of child molestation both insulting and threatening. Beyond his own selfish agenda-I find no reason to be an audience for pandering to... Read more »