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Hiv-positive Doctors

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HIV Positive Doctors: should they still work?

My name is Tanya and I am a student in hospitality. For one of my classes the students are required to do a debate on Doctors should be able to work in the medical field if they have tested positive for HIV, I am pro for this topic. I need some...
Steven Pieters

Response from Steven Pieters

Metropolitan Community Church of LA
Why would you worry about a doctor practicing medicine when they are living with HIV? Most doctors today practice "universal precautions" which means they use protective gloves and/or masks and goggles if there's any chance of... Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors

Hi I was recently diagnosed with HIV and at the time I was a pre-med student. I have been told it... Read more »

Followup:-HIV POSITIVE Girlfriend !!! You ought to help me greatest Doctor

Dearest Doctor Bob,With reference to question:Q203581I wish to thank you from the bottom of my... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Find Few Differences in Health Outcomes for HIV-Positive Patients Cared for by Nurses Versus Doctors

HIV-positive patients who receive care from trained nurses fare just as well as those who are treated by physicians, according to two studies released at the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, Reuters reports. Delegates at the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Utah Man Sues Surgical Center, Two Doctors for Refusing Him Surgery Because He Was HIV-Positive

A Spanish Fork, Utah, man last month filed a civil rights lawsuit against HealthSouth Provo Surgical Center and two physicians, saying they refused him surgery for an ulcerated toe because he is HIV-positive, the Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Doctor's Experience Caring for HIV-Positive, Male Inmates at Alabama Prison

The New York Times on Monday examined the experience of a doctor hired to fix problems within the HIV unit at the Limestone Correctional Facility in Alabama. Prison Health Services , which began providing health care for the Limestone inmates as... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wisconsin Man Files Lawsuit Claiming Doctor Refused to Perform Surgery Because of His HIV-Positive Status

A 54-year-old man from Waupaca, Wis., on Tuesday filed a lawsuit alleging that an orthopedist refused to perform a scheduled back surgery on him after learning he is HIV-positive, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports (Nunnally, Milwaukee... Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
Hi everyone,
I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down).

Anyway, what is the story for... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies
http://www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Pozme
www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for those... Read more »

Positive and trying hard to be positive about it

Posted by wishingforacure, 1 Reply
I just found out I was positive and found this website. I really want to share my story so here it is. I have been getting hiv tests since I was 16 and was always negative. I had unprotected sex a few times but every year the test came back... Read more »