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Disclosure And Hiv Patients

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HIV Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS 2009)

Hey Doc..it's me Alabama Gal.....hope you are doing well! I am adjusting to new meds-yuck.I just read where someone asked you if it was necessary to disclose their HIV status (while using condoms etc for safe-er sex) in a state that has disclosure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...doesn't mean you automatically have a high viral load. In fact many "just HIV" folks have much higher plasma viral loads than AIDS patients who often have their viral loads suppressed to undetectable levels with antiretroviral therapy. 3.... Read more »

Laws of Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS, 2010) (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV 2010)

Hey Dr. Bob,It's great to see you've been doing this forum for all these years. Exactly how long... Read more »
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Female Patients' Stigma, Disclosure Concerns Reduce Their Access to HIV and TB Care in Africa, Study Shows

...or maintenance. David Kaawa-Mafigiri, Ph.D., M.P.H. For this specific poster, we examined the social context of disclosure. We know that the ability to disclose enhances your care, your testing, your entry into care and your ability... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Are HIV Care Providers Talking With Patients About Safer Sex and Disclosure? A Multi-Clinic Assessment

...medical care. Thus, HIV clinics have become an increasingly important setting for delivering prevention messages to HIV-positive patients. In the current study, the researchers sampled HIV-positive men and women in care at HIV clinics and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wisconsin: "Opt-Out Consent" for Automatic HIV Test

...person cannot be denied health care based on his or her refusal to be tested. The law doubles existing penalties for illegal disclosure of HIV testing results and HIV-related discrimination. Disclosure of a patient's HIV test results can only... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indicators for Sexual HIV Transmission Risk Among People in Thailand Attending HIV Care: the Importance of Positive Prevention

...Thailand occur among low-risk partners of people infected with HIV," the authors noted in introducing the current study. Among HIV patients accessing routine care at the National Infectious Disease Institute in Thailand, the risk of HIV... Read more »
Connect With Others

disclosure

Posted by alivehoping, 4 Replies
how is it the name is going to be used to track health conditions in california?doesnt that violate hippa in some way?i know they only use numbers here in ny for the very issue of privacy.i feel if the names are connected to the heath records then... Read more »

HIV Disclosure in the Military

Posted by TheConversation, 2 Replies
...about being gay in the Military. I would like to know who all is having issues, fears, doubts, whatever about disclosing their HIV status in the Military. I've copied a general email I send out to interested organizations and individuals below:... Read more »

Disclosure... Done... now the waiting

Posted by IzPoZ, 5 Replies
...of rejection, worried that he, too, would turn and walk away. Instead, he calmly told me that he's never known anyone with HIV or AIDS and now he wants to learn more. OMG! He's wanting to LEARN about this.! So, I sent him information that my... Read more »

HIV Disclosure, "The Conversation"

Posted by TheConversation
...I'm writing a book and doing a video documentary on the subject of "The Conversation" that everyone with HIV has when they disclose their HIV status. I'm looking for people from every race, age, nationality, and background; including Read more »