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Duty To Warn Someone You Have Hiv

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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 in starting support groups or other avenues of support to other active duty soldiers in their areas.

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Hello Active Duty Military

My name is Delrae Lynn Adams I am a Veteran of the United States Army and the United States Army National Guard, I have Two Honorable Discharges, I am 41 and single I am a female and I also am hiv positive would you like to email me? Read more »

active duty looking to chat

Posted by pozinservice, 2 Replies
been poz for four years; on active duty and looking for people to chat w/. would love to find someone that understands what it's like to be poz and on active duty.
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Posted by familyfirst, 5 Replies
I have 5 wonderful children and each of them touch my heart in their own unique way. I didn't feel like a hero or superman any more it was just the opposite. The kids didn't know what was wrong just that dad didn't feel good and was always tired. I... Read more »

A warning to all women

Posted by capri75, 2 Replies
Just to let you know that there are scammers on HIV+ dating sites. They know how vulnerable we are and they are ready to attack as quick as they can. They will tell you how much they love you and wanting to marry you as in yesterday. They would also... Read more »
Ask the Experts

I am a law enforcement officer diagnosed with HIV. I became ill was hospitilized and placed on restricted duty.

I am a law enforcement officer in the State of Florida. Since being diagnosed with the HIV virus I was hospitilized and placed on restricted. I have provided my employer with documentation from my Doctor stating that I am able to return to a full...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
You are right that you have a right to privacy. And the doc of their choosing has a responsibility to maintain your confidentiality. When an employee is sent to "their own doc," it means a workers comp doc whose job it is to decide whether... Read more »

HIV food handler--employer's duties

A fast food restaurant (food handler) employee recently volunteered information to our manager that he is HIV positive. As an employer, do we owe a duty to his co-workers or the public to disclose his HIV status or take special steps to protect...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
You have a duty to keep this confidential. It would be illegal for you to disclose his status to anyone.... Read more »

Heavy Duty Mutual Masterbation

What is the risk of HIV infection from touching someones anus withoutactually inserting a finger into the anus? Is the skin around the opening considered a mucus membrane andtherefore likely to facilitate transmission assuming someone's finger...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.In order to become infected with HIV, the following conditions must takeplace: You must be exposed to pre-cum, semen, vaginal secretions, blood, orbreastmilk. The virus must get directly into your bloodstream through... Read more »

hiv and early warning signs

are there any kind of early warning signs such as serious stomach problems?...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am not a doctor and therefore am not qualified to respond to medical questions.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Woman Sues Drug Company for Failing to Warn Husband About Risk of Contracting HIV-2 in Company's Lab

The Maryland Court of Appeals on Monday heard arguments in a case in which an HIV-positive Maryland woman sued the pharmaceutical company Pharmacia & Upjohn for not providing sufficient warning her husband -- a former lab technician at... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Double Duty

My Story Getting Involved and Giving Back Treatment Tango Are You at Risk? Where to Find Information About HCV/HIV Co-Infection Online My Story The mind can transcend trauma, illness and addiction and I believe that everyone has... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bill Gates to End Regular Duties at Microsoft by July 2008, Devote Full-Time Efforts to Gates Foundation

Bill Gates on Thursday announced plans to relinquish over the next two years all daily work duties at Microsoft , the company he founded, and work fulltime for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation , which to date has spent more than $10 billion... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lesotho: Sacrificing Youth for Adult Duties

In Lesotho, 15-year-old Rapelang Ntsane is one of an estimated 1,860 teenagers orphaned by AIDS who now function as the head of their household. When Rapelang was born in April 1991, 2 percent of women tested at Lesotho's prenatal clinics were... Read more »