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Duty To Warn Someone You Have Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Check It Out The Bottom Line What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? HIV fraud is the promotion, advertisement,
Ask the Experts

psychotherapist working with HIV+ ct who is having unsafe sex

What, if any, are the legal implications for a psychotherapist working with a client who is HIV + and is having unprotected sex with multiple partners he/she is not disclosing to? is there something similar to a duty to warn? what are the...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Since I am not an attorney there is no way I can provide you with either an informed or adequate response to your inquiry. I suggest that you call your state professional association to ask them.Michael Shernoff, MSW Read more »

Willful Exposure

In Texas, is a psychologist mandated to inform an intended victim of a willful exposure to HIV? If a client tells the therapist he/she is mad at someone and is going to have sex and infect the person---what are the legal and ethical requirments for...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...legal requirements vary from state to state. Court decisions such as Tarasaoff v. California Board of Regents established a duty to warn and protect. In Tarasoff, duty to warn refers to the responsibility of a counselor or therapist to breach... Read more »

Eposed accidentally by cut during autopsy (HIV from CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2010)

I was doing the autopsy on 78yr male,died of Heart attack 10 days back and the body had been refrigerated at 4.c for 10 days. I was wearing two gloves and got very small cut on my thumb and later came to know that bood was HIV positive.What is your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is completely nonexistent. (See below.)The reason that the cadaver blood could test "HIV positive" 11 days after Read more »

HIV TRANSMISSION FROM DEAD BODY

I am a surgeon. I was working on a deadbody which was preserved in a refrigerator for 18 hours. As i was working , a piece of muscle splashed in to my eyes. I didnt take any prophylactic medications. What is the potential risk of me getting infected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...splashed into your eye??? Hmm. Maybe it's time to sharpen that scalpel doc. I generally don't think of muscles as splashing. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. See below.Dr. BobEposed accidentally by cut during autopsy (HIV from CORPSE OR... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Contacting other HIV+ active duty soldiers

Posted by armypoz, 5 Replies
...I am HIV+ and currently serving on active duty. Would like to contact other active duty soldiers of any branch that would be interested Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on http://hiv-aids.blog-city.com Other POZ blogz on http://www.HIVforum.com/blogs/ Read more »