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Compensation For Prostitutes Who Get HIV

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kentucky Supreme Court Rules Doctor Could Disclose Man's HIV Status to Employer for Workers' Compensation Claim

The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday ruled 4-3 that workers' compensation laws allow a doctor to disclose a patient's HIV status to an employer for workers' compensation claims, the AP/ Lexington Herald-Leader reports. The case involved Steven... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Should Provide Medical Care, Compensation to HIV-Positive Blood Donors, Piot Says

UNAIDS Executive Director Peter Piot on Thursday encouraged the Chinese government to provide compensation and medical care to thousands of people who contracted HIV through the government-supported blood transfusions in the late 1990s and early... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Shows Value of Hepatitis C Therapy for HIV Co-Infected Patients With Compensated Cirrhosis

Spanish researchers report success in treating HIV- and hepatitis C-coinfected people with compensated cirrhosis -- those whose livers are still functioning -- with pegylated interferon and ribavirin. Patients who achieved a sustained virologic... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Disclosure for Worker's Compensation Claim

I am filing a California workers compensation claim for medical treatment reimbursement for a work related, accidental fall. The paperwork requires an Authorization for Release of Personal Heath Information requesting my doctors contact information...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
This should be confirmed with your W/C attorney. Otherwise, confirm with your worker at the insurance company that no actual medical details will go to your employer. Also, read carefully any medical release you are asked to sign. Medical releases... Read more »

Prostitute1 vs Prostitute2

Prostitute1 (HIV +ve ) had sex with lesser number of HIV +ve men.Prostitute2 (HIV +Ve) had sex with more number of HIV +ve men.Will Prostitute2 has higher amount of HIV virus in her body fluids because of the fact that, she had sex with more number...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nope! HIV infection doesn't work that way.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Previous article on Prostitutes with an HIV Positive client

Hey Doc, I read an article in POZ a few months ago concerning a trial where about 100 prostitutes had engaged in sex with their normal clients. 1 or more of these clients were HIV positive, the prostitutes were being tested & they remained...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
I am not sure which specific article you are talking about, however I have heard about this issue. This is not my area of expertise, but my very "basic" and "simple" understanding of the issue is the following: There is evidence... Read more »

Does talking to prostitute or just hanging around will get HIV?

I hang around where prostitutes are soliciting customers, and sometimes talk to them. Sometimes I will be eating food may be a prostitute sitting across the table. But I never indulge anymore with them. But for just window shopping hand around...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
People get HIV from sex or infected blood. Just talking to people and 'hanging around' poses no risk whatsoever of getting HIV or any other STD.... Read more »
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story about anthony johnson: forced prostitution

Posted by 6arywary, 3 Replies
has anyone heard the story of anthony johnson? he was a boy who was sexually abused, forced into prostitution by his parents, and it eventually led him to contract aids. then he was adopted by his social worker.
i just heard about this story... Read more »

hand job by prostitute

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can you get hiv from a hand job by a prostitute???
Worried.

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Prostitutes? HELP!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi all,

I have a terrible fear of being infected with HIV. About four years ago, I had sex with three different prostitutes (In Holland, I'm Dutch). Two times she satisfied me orally, one time vaginally. I am almost certain that I used condoms (I... Read more »

hand job by prostitute

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I received a hand job from a prostitute. Can I get HIV/STD's from this. I am in an exclusive relationship, we don't wear condoms, do I need to be tested before my girlfriend and I have sex. I am really worried...

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