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Can Someone With Hiv Work In Long Term Care Facilities

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Pain associated with long term treatment of HIV

Dr. Henry,I started having deep aches in all my joints 2 years ago. I have been treated for HIV for 15 years with normal CD4 cell counts and non detectable Viral Loads and no other major illnesses. My specialist sent the inflammatory lab work up...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have not seen credible data clearly linking long tern successful HIV treatment with swelling of joints or specific drugs with that problem either. In our large HIV clinic we also have not been seeing Read more »

revealing hiv to employers

Am I required by law to reveal my HIV status to my employers or am I protected by the... Read more »

Long term care insurance

Since it's still a rarity to obtain life insurance if you're HIV pos I assume the same is true of... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tanzania Urges Employers, Workers to Set Aside HIV/AIDS Budget

...Organization (ILO) meeting in Dar es Salaam that government ministries had set aside a budget to fight against HIV/AIDS and that both employers and employees should do the same. Reports have said more than 10 percent of the active labor force in... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

Survey on Employment and Vocational Needs of HIV-Positive Women

...Liza Conyers of the National Working Positive Coalition to conduct a survey that will help the PWN identify the vocational and employment needs of women living with HIV/AIDS. Given the implications of this study, it is critical to have as much... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV in Prisons and Jails

...in their community. Getting a referral to an AIDS services agency is very important. Prisoners may need help finding housing, employment, and support services. If you are a prisoner who is getting ready to be released, consider visiting the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Military Still "Not Keen" on Employing HIV-Positive People

... Despite a recent Pretoria High Court ruling that the South African National Defense Force (SANDF) had to consider HIV-positive soldiers for promotion, one plaintiff says he continues to be overlooked. Sipho Mthethwa was among three plaintiffs Read more »
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Newly Diagnosed!!!

Posted by BeerMe30, 4 Replies
...truly negative...not sure how I will deal with it if she is positive. I have had scares in the past, so I randomly give myself HIV test, this time I came back poisitive. I am sure my numbers have changed in the past weeks. I am still waiting... Read more »

employment for a AA female in Atlanta

Posted by darlene45, 1 Reply
I am a 45 year old AA female living in Atlanta. Tuesday I was terminated from my job, because my supervisor told me that I called out too much and was constantly late. I have been diagnosed since 2001, I suffer with neuropathy in my hands.... Read more »

pre employment drug screen

Posted by chrgd71, 2 Replies
i am going for a new job. its one i REALLY want. i have been on meds for 7 months now, sustiva/truvada. all the info i can find states that i will probably show a false positive because of the sustiva. has anyone else had to deal with this? how... Read more »

Employment drug test positive which HIV med is it

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have recently changed my combination to 3TC, Abacavir and Efavirenz. I work within an industry that requires regular and random drug and alcohol testing. My urine tests are now coming back positive for canabanoids ( I dont smoke dope). I can have... Read more »