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Disclosure Of Hiv Status

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Behaviour, Condom Use, and Disclosure of HIV Status in HIV Infected Heterosexual Individuals Attending an Inner London HIV Clinic

In 2001, the National Strategy for Sexual Health and HIV for England emphasized the role of HIV services in reducing secondary transmission of HIV through prevention work with HIV patients. The researchers undertook the current study to determine... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Disclosure of HIV Status to Sex Partners and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among HIV-Positive Men and Women, Cape Town, South Africa

"The HIV epidemic continues to amplify in southern Africa and there is a growing need for HIV prevention interventions among people who have tested HIV-positive," the authors wrote in introducing the current study. Anonymous surveys were completed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Release of Lansing Sex Sting Police Report Raises Concerns About Disclosure of HIV Status

Advocates are asking why the Lansing Police Department's report of a May 22 sex sting included the information that one of the arrested men is HIV-positive. According to the report, the man, whose identity was withheld by the Michigan Messenger,... Read more »
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Disclosure of hiv status

Hi , I am currently in a nursing program and have a question about my status being disclosed. I was feeling ill and a classmate took me to the hospital, Long story short she found out my hiv status and told the teacher. The teacher went and told...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
There may certainly be legal problems with what they did. I encourage you to contact a local legal services to see what your rights might be, as some states have variations on the confidentiality laws. An alternative would be to go directly to... Read more »

Disclosure of HIV status

I was diagnosed with HIV a year ago and am applying for my residency training in family medicine through the Canadian matching program this year. I will be started soon on HIV meds, my CD4 counts being 230 and vl 69,000. My HIV specialist tells me...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I congratulate you heartily for your courage in pursuing your medical training under these circumstances and for the courage to write to me. In Canada, there is absolutely no requirement for your physician to report you to licensing authorities... Read more »

Disclosure of HIV +ve status

knew the results of her tests. The judge admitted that this was an unprecedented case as the law is cut and dried about non-disclosure of HIV status and "unprotected sex" but pretty vague about the above situation. The case is still...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
This is a curious law suit. If she had sex with him using a condom, then presumably she was aware of the risks of unprotected sex (as she should be). It seems to me she decided to go ahead with having sex with knowledge of the potential risks.... Read more »

Hot to tell others of HIV status (DISCLOSURE, 2009)

Dr. Bob, I have been told I am HIV positive with a cd4 count of 569. I do not kow how to tell my children in their 20's, my sister, or the woman whom I love who resides in Asia. She is most likely infected and I do not know how to approach it,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Despite the title of your post, it appears you, like most HIVers, are anything but "hot" to tell others your HIV status!Disclosure is never easy. I vividly remember disclosing my HIV-positive status to my parents, siblings, friends and... Read more »
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Disclosure of HIV status without permission

Posted by njpozdad, 2 Replies
I was diagnosed hiv+ on July 26, 2010. At that time I was very sick and could not lend my then wife support for my diagnosis. She was afraid she was positive too. Since we didn't have sex for 7 years before my diagnosis there was no chance she was... 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 those that are... Read more »

I'm HIV+ and doing a Master's thesis on disclosure

Posted by Dolbylife
Hi everyone,

I know first-hand how difficult life is with HIV. I was diagnosed in 2004, on Valentines day of all days, and I have since decided to focus my studies on how HIV is communicated to the individual, the public, and the effects of these... Read more »

I'm HIV+ and doing a Master's thesis on disclosure

Posted by Dolbylife, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,

I know first-hand how difficult life is with HIV. I was diagnosed in 2004, on Valentines day of all days, and I have since decided to focus my studies on how HIV is communicated to the individual, the public, and the effects of these... Read more »