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How Is Someone Notified That They Tested Hiv Positive

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Just notified today I tested positive for HIV

Posted by spike, 19 Replies
My health department contacted me, before my doctor today at work. I found out the HIV test I took came back postive.
I am so afraid!. I don't want to go to sleep. I know I will discuss this with my personal doctor in the morning. But this first... Read more »

Am I right to notify?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Recently I learned of my spouse's affairs with **multiple**partners over the past 10 years. In fact we married because my spouse infected me with HIV (at the time I thought it was a death sentence, etc...).

Now I feel that these people my spouse... Read more »

I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »

I tested Positive, My boyfriend didnt, False positive?

Posted by ruraltgwoman, 1 Reply
I tested positive for HIV on 12/10. My boyfriend just got his results back today 12/21. His results came back negative.

We have been having unprotected sex for the last 4 years and have been together for 5. I have only been wih him during that... Read more »

Possible Positive HIV Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
This past week I went in for my annual blood HIV testing because my spouse has HIV. My initial HIV test this week returned with an abnormal result which inspired that lab to test with the additional Western Blot exam. This too returned... Read more »
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guy notified me he was positive

Dr Bob:I want to donate and I think what you are doing is awesome for the community.Please help me! I had an encounter. Unprotected oral and protected anal. In the last part of October 2007, in November I started with nausia and aching knees. In...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Axiety?" What's that? Sounds uncomfortable.Your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests out to 12 weeks plus your undetectable PCR at 28 days are definitive and conclusive. Your HIV risk is minimal at best, assuming the... Read more »

dr notified about hiv results

When applying for life ins. a hiv test was required. If your results are positive, will the ins company notify your doctor/primary care physician of the results? If you already have insurance with the company(inital hiv test was negative) will you...
Steve Berg

Response from Steve Berg

Insurance & Benefits Advocate AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)
I don't know what the state laws are where you live as to physician notification requirements. They will notify you that your application is denied due to medical reasons. Hopefully, the actual HIV status will only be released to your physician... Read more »

insurance notify employer

If your employer provides the employee's medical insurance, is it lawful or mandatory for the medical insurance company to notify the employer that the employee takes medication used for HIV positive patients?...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
The insurance company or administrator can only release information to the employer to the extent needed to administer the plan. Therefore, as part of renewal, the administrator and/or insurer could release information about the costs related to... Read more »

Gardasil plus flu vaccine, false positive HIV?(INFLUENZA VACCINATION AND INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT TESTS) (FLU SHOT AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TESTS)

A week ago my 17-year-old daughter received a letter from Red Cross indicating she screened HIV positive after donating at a recent blood drive. Results were HIV-1/HIV-2 Positive, Confirmatory Indeterminate, NAT Negative. Retesting was done at a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for your post. Yes, we are trying to get this more recent information out to a wider audience. The influenza vaccine changes from year to year to cover the most likely flu strain candidates for the coming flu season. We do have recent... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Carolina Senate Committee Approves Measure Removing Requirement That School Officials Be Notified of Students' HIV-Positive Status

The South Carolina Senate Medical Affairs Committee on Wednesday approved a measure (SB 970 ) to eliminate a requirement that a school superintendent and nurse be notified of students who are diagnosed with HIV, the AP/ WISTV reports (AP/ WISTV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nevada: STD-Positive Clients to Be Notified

The downtown headquarters of the Southern Nevada Health District was shut down this past weekend after an engineering report found the building lacks an internal support system. As a result, employees and clients are being sent to other health... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Leaders of Merck's Canceled HIV Vaccine Study Notify Participants Whether They Received Vaccine, Placebo

Leaders of Merck 's experimental HIV vaccine study on Monday decided to notify all of the trial's 3,000 participants whether they were given the vaccine or a placebo, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Representatives of Merck, NIH and a group... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Kalamazoo County Notifies Health Providers to Watch for Syphilis

Kalamazoo County health officials are asking area health care providers to help curb syphilis infections, which have been rising locally and statewide. While county incidence is still low compared with other STDs, primary and secondary syphilis... Read more »