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Do You Get An Hiv Test If You Are Arrested

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Test Positive Aware Network

Prosecuting HIV: Take the Test -- and Risk Arrest?

Imagine meeting someone online, having a nice chat, and then deciding to hook up. You have HIV, but you're adherent to your meds and have had an undetectable viral load for years. You and your sexual partner use a condom. Sometime later, the partner... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Prosecuting HIV: Take the Test and Risk Arrest?

Imagine meeting someone online, havinga nice chat, and then deciding tohook up. You have HIV, but you'readherent to your meds and have hadan undetectable viral load for years. Youand your sexual partner use a condom.Sometime later, the partner... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Human Rights Watch: Arrests, Trials of HIV-Positive Men in Egypt Reflect Ignorance, Injustice

Today, Human Rights Watch called on Egyptian authorities to stop criminalizing AIDS. New York-based HRW also urged the country to overturn the convictions of four men sentenced for habitual practices of debauchery, a term used for consensual... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Arrest

Shannon thanks for the reply. That's why I'm worried. There was blood involved, although very small amount. Our wounds might have touched during the struggle when arresting the suspect....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe exposure would have to be prolong in your situation.Transmission of HIV from a contaminated surface would require massive exposure to blood or other infected liquid for a prolonged period of time (for example: a blood soaked shirt of a health... Read more »

Arrest

Hello. Please help. I am a cop. Last week Saturday (2014-01-25) had to arrest a woman. I got scratched and later realized that she has small cut to her wrist. Both had blood but superficial wounds. I don't know if her wrist touched my...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou are not at risk. What you have read is correct.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly occurs... Read more »

hiv meds and cardiac arrest

hi is there a direct link with the use of HIV meds and cardiac arrest?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Unlikely. However, some HIV meds could affect the blood levels and therefore effect of certain cardiac meds, thus increasing their possibility of toxicity.... Read more »

Can Prescription Drugs or Supplements, Vitamins effect HIV Test Results?

Hi Dr. Bob,I sent you an e-mail last week. I'm the one who performed CPR on the AIDS Victim at an accident scene. I performed the CPR on July 25th and went to my health department on October 25th ( exactly 3 months ) to have the blood test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello CPR Lady,Your fears continue to be unwarranted and irrational. There is no reason to second guess your definitively negative HIV-antibody test results. Neither vitamins nor medications to treat shingles will affect the validity of your... Read more »
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another hiv related arrest

Posted by alive2, 1 Reply
another man in wny is caught spreading hiv knowingly having sexual conact without protection. this seems that it will further stigmatize hiv/aids to society.
here is another prime reason abstinence only doesnt work. comprehensive education must be in... Read more »

arrested for infection?

Posted by lost005, 3 Replies
I have been casually seeing the same guy for a while. He has never asked me my status and I have not disclosed. We have only had oral sex but I know there is still a chance. I was going to disclose but I read online that certain states you can be... Read more »

Articles on Cardiac Arrest: The Causes & Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Cardiac Arrest is life-and-death emergency -- every second counts. It is one of the leading causes of death among adults.
This is an Article at http://www.mesotheliomaresourceonline.com/articles/cardiac_arrest.html which has information on Cardiac... Read more »