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Can Your Doctor Test You 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 »

Doctor said Regular Blood Tests would show Signs of HIV Infection

Hello Dr.I wanted to tell you what an amazing job you do. You are such a good person who deserves... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi: Doctors Shun HIV Tests

...Malawian doctors are turning down specialist training offered in the Republic of China because they are reluctant to submit to the AIDS test Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...that ignorance, racism, and homophobia are complicating the fight against HIV/AIDS. It also warned of a looming shortage of doctors trained to treat HIV patients. The paper said there is an "urgent need" to expand access to HIV/AIDS treatments,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Black Doctors Endorse Routine HIV Testing

...recommendations be expanded to include mandatory HIV testing of persons entering the correctional system. NMA represents some 30,000 black doctors. Back to other news for September 28, 2006 Search the Newsroom archive 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 Read more »
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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 »

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 Read more »

HIV and AIDS- NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...the world, people are going to naturopathic physicians when faced with a health issue. It is naturopathic physicians, not medical doctors, who are specifically educated as physicians but with an expertise in alternative medicine. The... Read more »

Neuropathy

Posted by tol85, 1 Reply
...question is, how common is neuropathy in early HIV? I started getting symptoms of neuropahty 3 months after an encounter and my doctor prescribed lyrica and it has helped, I'm terrified of getting tested, but i fear the worse, because my doctor... Read more »