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Can My Doctor Test For Hiv

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If I have cancer surgery will doctors test me for HIV?

When you are diagnosed with cancer and have surgery do doc's test for HIV?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...This is a good question. Obviously whether or not your doctor tests you depends on the doctor. When I see a patient with one of the cancers which can be related to HIV, such as lymphoma, Read more »

6 doctors, 6 HIV tests, 2 NAATs, What's going on?

Feb 24th I had unprotected vaginal sex with two females. 2-3 weeks later I broke out with a very... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi: Doctors Shun HIV Tests

...10 scholarships a year for specialist training since 1999. These are open to all Malawian doctors, but Taiwan insists on an HIV test as a condition of application, and only those who test negative qualify. Four doctors applied in 1999; two... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Doctors Advocate HIV Tests for All; Insurers Urged to Pay for Screening

...have not really been revisited in a serious way." Saag and other speakers observed that while CDC has recommended routine HIV testing since 2006, many insurers still do not pay for the test. They noted that the transmission of HIV from mothers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Black Doctors Endorse Routine HIV Testing

...nation's largest association of African-American physicians, has announced its endorsement of CDC's call for routine voluntary HIV testing in medical settings. "One of the reasons for such high HIV mortality in the African-American community is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: Bill Requires Doctors to Offer Test for HIV

... The state House has voted 140-14 in favor of House Bill 429, which would require Georgia doctors to offer HIV testing to pregnant women and to link those infected to counseling and care. Women could refuse the test; their refusal would be noted Read more »
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Can doctors take HIV tests? UK question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...UK lad here that needs to have a HIV test done but the only problem being that my local GU clinic is only open on Tuesday afternoons between 12 and 4 and I cannot get Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down). Anyway, what is the story for Doctors who are HIV positive? I saw a news article in the newspaper which said that recent patients of a HIV positive... Read more »

reasons doctors test

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...I was just wondering what some of the reasons doctors decide to test for hiv you know besides oral thrush like blood values (low or hight cbc hemoglobin, vitamin, testosterone deficiencies ) any input would Read more »

Doctor told me to come back

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...year ago and it turned out be negative. About the same time I tested for HIV, I found out I have HPV. I haven't had any other HIV tests since then due to the excessive fear. I went to see my doctor last tuesday for Pap smear. She called me today... Read more »