Cons Of Telling Patient Doctor Has Hiv
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WorkPositive, Inc.Dentists and other healthcare workers use universal precautions. This means using a barrier (latex gloves)whenever blood is present. This protects them, not only from HIV, but from a host of other bloodborne pathogens. This eliminates the need... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Francophobe,Well, it's now two against one that you are indeed whacked. So I guess that settles that, right? (By the way, I think Dr. Gallant is an exceptionally insightful and knowledgeable HIV spiciest! I would strongly suggest you... Read more »
Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDSDear Writer,You inquire specifically whether 1) as a health care professional in Texas you are obligated to notify an HIV-positive patient's partner of your patient's HIV status, and 2) whether you may be held criminally liable if you fail... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastFrom a practical perspective it would be difficult to prove that you acquired the infection from this person. Even in situations involving recent infections when you have matched blood samples it can be difficult to link HIV infection in two... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 7 Repliesrecently infected I haven't been able to tell. Am 26. Lost my nerve, not my looks. So I just stay away from possible encounters. Getting tired of that. How do you break the news. OR do you?
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI had a low risk encounter (condom, no break no slip) with a high risk person (many sex partners status assuming HIV+ positive in retrospect) just 2 1/2 weeks ago, should I tell parents of possible exposure i.e. had one night stand?
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesthank you guys for your time and answers. i think the main reason i'm worried is because it was honestly one of those sexual encounters where the very next morning i was like " I shouldn't have done that. That was stupid." But if you were to develop... Read more »
Posted by pecanqtee, 4 RepliesI have been living with HIV for almost 3 years. The only people who know my status are my mother, her husband, my aunt, my best friend, and my partner. I am the mother of a wonderful 15 year old son and sister to a fantastic younger brother. I... Read more »
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