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Hiv Infected Physicians

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Physician with probable HIV infection

Dr. Frascino, I am a practing physician whose partner recently tested positive for HIV. Given the time we have been together I am quite sure I am positive as well. I currently have no symptoms and I am very leary of having my practice partners and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The first step would be to ascertain if indeed you have contracted the virus. Start by getting a Home Access Express Test. It is sold in retail and online pharmacies. It uses a double EIA with confirmatory IFA. Sensitivity and specificity... Read more »

physician husband stuck w/infected needle

My husband, a physician, was accidently stuck with an HIV infected needle during a surgical... Read more »

Physician to physician- desperate for your advice, best question you will ever have

Dr. Bob,This is at least my 4th time writing to you. Please refer to my last e-mail for a more... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chicago Tribune Profiles U.S. Physician Working With Women Infected With HIV Through Rape During 1994 Rwandan Genocide

The Chicago Tribune on Sunday profiled U.S. physician Mardge Cohen, who in July 2004 helped establish a clinic in Kigali, Rwanda, to treat women who were infected with HIV through rape during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. During a 100-day period in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Libyan Court Acquits Police Officers, Physician of Torturing Bulgarian Nurses to Confess to Infecting Children With HIV

A Libyan court on Tuesday acquitted nine police officers and a physician who had been charged with torturing five Bulgarian nurses to force them to confess to infecting about 400 Libyan children with HIV, Reuters AlertNet reports (Sarrar, Reuters... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gilead's $12,000-a-Year HIV Prevention Pill Fails to Win Physician Support

In Boston at this week's 18th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), numerous presentations addressed issues surrounding the use of Gilead Science Inc.'s Truvada as an HIV preventative. In late November, researchers reported... Read more »
HIV Medicine Association

HIV Testing Policy: A Joint Position Paper of the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American College of Physicians

Summary Federal policies regarding the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of AIDS have not kept pace with changes that have transformed the disease from a fatal illness to a chronic disease for patients with ongoing access to HIV care and... Read more »
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HIV and AIDS- NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
HIV and AIDS- NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS

In many countries throughout the world, people are going to naturopathic physicians when faced with a health issue.

It is naturopathic physicians, not medical doctors, who are specifically educated as physicians... Read more »

HIV providers needed! Physicians and mid-levels

Posted by jklein
HIV clinic in Dallas, TX advertising 2 job openings.

Our clinic is an extremely unique setting where we provide quality primary and HIV specialty care to under/uninsured patients and also conduct rigorous clinical trials. We recently became part of... Read more »

Finding a private physician

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi I'm new here and I'm looking for information about Private Physicians who specialize in HIV. You see My StepDad is HIV positive, and he's been looking for a private physician for months...can anyone help me?

L9

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Finding the Right Physician

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have a question. I am currently negative although am worried because I am still in window period for HIV testing after a worrisome sexual encounter (not quite out to 6 months yet).

I am pretty much closeted but have had to let my guard down... Read more »