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Dental Hygienist With Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Sharing food/blood in saliva?

Hi Dr. Bob, You rock! My best friend has recently been diagnosed as HIV+ and is really doing ok. I'm still digesting this news, but am ok now, too. I have kept the news to myself because it's really no one's business but my friend's. For myself, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...casual contact, such as sharing food, is correct. Your mom's fears are unwarranted. Why not turn your mom onto this site. As a dental hygienist she may well find it enlightening and by reading the wealth of information in the archives and at its... Read more »

Sharing food/blood in saliva?

Hi Dr. Bob,You rock! My best friend has recently been diagnosed as HIV+ and is really doing ok. ... Read more »

Hep C risk

My wife is a dental hygienist and I was wanting to know if there is any risk from a couple of... Read more »
Articles
Lambda Legal

Dental, Public Health Associations, and EEOC Challenge Firing of Hygienist With HIV

...States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission are among 11 organizations joining Lambda Legal to challenge the firing of a dental hygienist with HIV. In friend-of-the-court briefs submitted this week, the organizations argue there was no valid... Read more »
Lambda Legal

AIDS Discrimination Isn't Over

...follow the law and honor their contracts with HIV-positive policy holders. And with the filing of our complaint on behalf of a dental hygienist with HIV, in Waddell v. Valley Forge Dental Associates , we are again battling irrational fear of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Supreme Court Won't Hear HIV-Demoted Case

...A dental hygienist demoted when his employer discovered he has HIV lost his bid for a Supreme Court appeal Tuesday. The high court could have used Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dealing With HIV/AIDS in the Workplace

...to jobs involving invasive surgery or blood-to-blood contact. See, e.g., Waddell v. Valley Forge Dental Associates, Inc . (dental hygienist with HIV was risk to safety due to on-the-job blood to blood contact from sticks or cuts during... Read more »
Connect With Others

Dentist required Phoenix area

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I work for a dental clinic with a large HIV client base. The staff is great the patients are wonderful and the pay is ok. We are in need of a new dentist in the Phoenix Read more »

jackie blue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
it is called linear erythema gingivitis i have been tested and it was neg but the syptoms of this has me worried Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »