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How I Knew I Had Early Signs Of Hiv

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MY PHYSICIAN TESTED ME...I NEVER KNEW AND SURELY NEVER SIGNED THE FORM GIVING CONSENT!

With few exceptions (HOWEVER,I DON'T MEET ANY)Oregon statute requires that informed consent be obtained prior to submitting a persons blood for HIV testing. I can understand my physicians desire to find the root cause for my recent illness, BUT...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I will not comment on the legalities of HIV testing. The most important thing now is to determine where you are on the HIV spectrum and decide on whether HIV treatment is indicated or not at this time.... Read more »

I knew you wouldn't answer!!! You and I know I'm infected...Falling apart

Dr.Why won't you answer my questions? I'm killing myself over this and I can't eat,... Read more »

knew but late

my husband died due hiv 1 he knew his hiv status few days before. I am tested negative in elisa... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Draft Policy in Uganda Recommends HIV-Positive Children Know Their Status as Early as Age 10

"A Ugandan draft policy recommending that HIV-positive children be informed of their status by the age of 10 has drawn mixed reactions from health workers," IRIN PlusNews reports. The goal of the policy is to "improve children's adherence to their... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV in the Classroom: Teaching in Response to the Terror of HIV's Early Years

HIV in the Classroom: A Spotlight Series Before Dr. Kimberley Hagen co-founded the Center for AIDS Research at Emory University in Atlanta -- back when there barely was any HIV research, or HIV education, or anything but fear and ignorance... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Diary of an HIV Doctor: Life During the Early Years of the Epidemic

ACT UP and other AIDS activists were often chaining themselves to various public buildings. They were frequently getting arrested while shouting and attempting to increase public awareness for AIDS. Two Republican presidents refused to demonstrate... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Uncovering Cases of Early HCV Infection in HIV-Positive Men

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infects the liver, causing inflammation. Over time as HCV-related inflammation continues, parts of this vital organ degrade as healthy tissue is replaced with useless scar tissue. This can lead to an increasingly... Read more »
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Who Knew?

Posted by DanielGG, 5 Replies
Who knew?

Who knew three years ago that I would be sitting here working on HIV presentations? Who would have guessed that I would be doing volunteer work, when my life was so materialistic, filled with drugs and alcohol, living day to day, partner... Read more »

My boyfriend knew and didnt tell me

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Im 26 years old, and I just found out yesterday that my boyfriend of one year is HIV+. He has known for 10 years, and he never told me. I am in a state of shock. This man has treated me like a princess since the day we met. I know his family, he... Read more »

I knew I shouldn't have.

Posted by donottrust, 2 Replies
First of all I would like to thank you The Body for being such a resourceful place to obtain information about HIV/AIDS. I have learned a lot here. And thank you for whoever will contribute to this thread.

I am a girl. Mid 20s. Have a pretty health... Read more »

"I freakin knew it"

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
I knew that news was going to come out regarding the possibility of the rapids not always picking this shit up. I knew it!!!! I'm the one would called the FDA and told them I really think there could be a problem. I told them about Daisey and some... Read more »