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Hiv 1 And Plastic Surgery

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Hiv and plastic surgery.

Hi Keith.I am wondering if people with hiv can get chin reduction surgery? I hate how my chin looks and have wanted to get it fixed for ages. And if so, any advice on how to find a surgeon. I am sure some places do plastic surgery on hiv positive...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV+ patients generally do well with a wide range of surgery including plastic surgery. I would ask a local HIV/AIDS service organization who they have heard good things about in your region. KH... Read more »

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Doctor, Mechanical Engineer Developing Disposable Plastic Hypodermic Needles to Prevent Spread of HIV, Hepatitis

A doctor who works for CDC 's National Immunization Program and a mechanical engineer from the Georgia Institute of Technology have received a $60,000 seed grant to develop disposable plastic hypodermic needles for use in developing countries to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Workers Risk HIV/AIDS with Plastic Bags "Gloves"

Health workers in Tanzania's rural areas may be quite aware of HIV/AIDS and how the disease is transmitted, but many of them lack the proper gear to protect themselves from infection by HIV-positive patients. In a southern Tanzania district in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenyans Face Burial in Plastic

With AIDS causing some 700 AIDS deaths a day in Kenya, more and more trees are being felled for timber to make wooden coffins, according to Deputy Environmental Minster Wangari Maathai. Stopping the disappearance of the nation's forest cover is... 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

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Breast surgery and hiv

Posted by Anonymous
Has anyone had breast enlargement, or planning to?
Does anyone have information about the possible risks and side effects connected to hiv? Could lypodystrophy became a problem with breast implants?

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
when you have surgery do they test for hiv in your blood work

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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.

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