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Hiv Positive Physicians

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Activists Caution HIV-Positive Patients and Their Physicians About Monotherapy in Upcoming Access Program

New York -- AIDS activists and physician advocates welcome the news that ViiV Healthcare will be providing expanded access of dolutegravir (DTG), a new investigational integrase inhibitor for HIV patients with few remaining HIV treatment options.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Roanoke Woman Sues Hospital, Physicians Over Disclosure of HIV-Positive Status

A Roanoke, Va., woman last week filed a lawsuit in Roanoke Circuit Court against Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital and two doctors for allegedly revealing her HIV-positive status, the Roanoke Times reports. The woman, who filed the suit... 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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Physician to Physician

Hello again. My question remains the same: How would a new strain of HIV get detected? Let's say that there is a new strain of HIV out there. Would you expect the carrier to test positive on a standard ELISA, and then when the particular HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,As a physician, you really should have a better understanding of infectious agents and their immune response. That you choose to be "concerned that you have false negative tests" is your choice. There really isn't much use in my... 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 descriptive account of my situation. I will briefly summarize what has happened to me:I am an otherwise healthy physician in my mid 30s with a baseline...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Worried Physician,I'm sorry, but I have no way of referencing your previous e-mail, which I'm sure is now buried among thousands of others. So I'll try to address the concerns you raise here.I wonder a bit what type of physician... Read more »

What Type of Physician treats HIV

I have been HIV positive for over 25 years and doing just fine - I am researching and want to switch physicians - what type of physician would be best schooled on treating HIV positive men?? WOuld it be and infectious disease dr. or is there...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.Great question. In the past (here in the US), HIV doctors were nearly always infectious disease trained. Today, with fewer cases of AIDS complications, and the average age of people living with HIV approaching 50,... Read more »

Do you know a Family Physician who is not HIV prejudice in the Toronto area?

HIV+ female needs a Family Doctor. Do you know a family doctor who doesn't mind accepting HIV+ patients in the Toronto or Scarborough area in Ontario, Canada? I have an HIV Specialist but she insists that I find a family doctor as well but...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Unfortunately, I only know HIV specialists in Toronto, not family physicians. Why don't you ask your HIV doctor to recommend some generalists that are HIV-friendly and with whom she has good working relationships? Good luck!... Read more »
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Posted by bradford, 1 Reply

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 »

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?


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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 »

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

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies 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 »