Does The Er Test For Hiv During A Visit
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,I would recommend the following baseline tests:1.Complete blood count (CBC)2.Comprehensive chemistry panel3.Hepatitis screening for A, B and C4.STD screening (syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, etc.)5.Tuberculosis skin test6.Toxoplasma IgG... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:Syphilis is transmitted via skin-to-skin contact. Using a condom reduces the likelihood of transmission, but does not eliminate it. HIV and other STD's such as Chlamydia and Gonorrhea are transmitted via bodily fluids. Using a condom... Read more »
WorkPositive, Inc.Hospitals set their own policies on HIV-positive employees. It's probably just as well; otherwise the job would be done by legislators. They are within their rights as long as they treat all employees with HIV in the same way. Go ahead and take... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Extremely Worried ENT patient in NYC,No, you cannot get HIV-infected from the nasolaryngoscope used for your exam, even if it did cause the abrasion. Yes, the post 9/11 world is a bit nuts. "Ahhhnold" is running for governor here and... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi, I written several times before. I've had several negative hiv tests after possible exposure in Aug. 99(unprotected heter.intercourse)briefly. Unk. status of ex-girlfriend. My last results were negative in May 01(Quest diagnostics) for hiv1... Read more »
Posted by lifepart2, 6 RepliesI tested positive on March 30. I was having some routine blood work done and on a whim asked for HIV test as well. Rest of the stuff turned out good, HIV test not so good.
My family doctor told me that my numbers are very good (low), but didn't... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousI want to take a one week vacation in mainland China and I've heard I can't if I'm HIV-Poz. Is this true? Is there a blood test required for such a short stay?
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Posted by Blixer, 5 RepliesThanks to everyone for your support here. It has been a blessing this first week. I just got back from my first visit with the HIV specialist. Basically it was... let's draw blood, check you over, send you on your way, and see you again in six... Read more »
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