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Do Hospitals Test For HIV Before Surgery

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hiv test before emergency surgery

Do hospitals/doctors do tests on patients for emergency surgery or any type of heart surgery/angioplasty?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,If you are asking if HIV tests are routinely done without the patient's knowledge or consent prior to emergency surgery, the answer would be no. I do wonder, Read more »

hiv testing and surgery

Is it typical for doctors/hospitals to test for HIV before surgery, more specifically major surgery... Read more »

Do they randomly test in hospitals

Hi before you undergo a surgery and right when they give you a blood test before surgery do... Read more »
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HIV Testing and Surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Was wondering if anyone out there knows whether it is standard hospital practice to test patients for HIV prior to major surgery. Thanx Read more »

Surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does a hospital test a person for HIV before major surgery and if so will they inform the patient if they are positve. Read more »

Xango and hiv testing

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I was wondering if consuming Xango, the natural juice that has been said to have a lot of good stuff in it, can it affect the results when testing for hiv antibodies? The producers of Xango state that it boosts the immune system.. Anyone knows... Read more »

Sister having issues...

Posted by kat01, 2 Replies
...see or speak to her daughter becuse she feels that she has given her daughter a death sentence.She is in another state in a hospital she has tried to commit suicide twice.Her doctor has told that she has maybe two yrs because she was also... Read more »