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How To Sue A Doctor For Discrimination On Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...Department of Health can tell people you might have exposed, without using your name. Employers You may want to tell your employer if your HIV illness or treatments interfere with your job performance. Get a letter from your doctor that explains what you need to do for your health (taking medications, rest periods, etc.). Talk with your boss or personnel director. Tell them you want to continue working, and what changes may be needed in...
Ask the Experts

My HIV MD discriminates because of my weight

I will like to first tell you about myself, I am 47, male and was diagnosed with AIDS a little over 3 years ago and I am currently on antivirals (Viramune, Truvada) and I also suffer from clinical depression and are on anti-depressents (Zoloft,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...be sure they regularly get expert advice on HIV issues.Training and ExperienceMany people with HIV/AIDS get their care from physicians who are specialists in infectious diseases. However, especially now that people are living longer with HIV,... Read more »

First claim of aids cure from the scientific community and qualified medical doctors! (BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT,"FUNCTIONAL CURE"

Hi Dr. Bob,While I dont have hiv nor have been at risk, I follow your posts just for your great sense of humour and expert knowledge.Anyway, the news just broke that German doctors have had a breakthrough which might be a big step in finding a CURE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,See below.Dr. Bobbone marrow transplant???Nov 14, 2008 Hi Doctor, My boyfriend just showed me this article http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2008-11-12-aids-cure_N.htm Is this possible true? Read more »

100% HIV +ve from Oral Sex [ Medical Doctor]

Dear Dr Bob, I have a unique case unlike any other...(yeah where Have I heard this before) ...I can definetly say that I have HIV + from unprotected oral sex with an escort. Men like myself with foreskins are I feel at an infinetly higher risk from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hung Wankenstein to Head-in-the-Bushes overnight or was this a gradual change? I shudder at the thought that you are in fact a "medical doctor" as your title suggests. Where did you find information that "symptoms" such as these are suggestive of... Read more »

Discrimination against HIV+ medical student

Hello Dr Bob, I am a third year medical student who recently found out I was HIV+. I stupidly disclosed this to the school who is now considering throwing me out of the program. That's almost 7 years down the drain. I read that you were HIV+ and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,If you are writing from the United States, you cannot be thrown out of medical school solely because you tested HIV positive. I'm confident your lawyers have told you this already.Universal precautions were established long ago to prevent... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Times of Central Asia Examines HIV/AIDS Epidemic, Related Stigma, Discrimination in Tajikistan

...teachers in the country said that HIV-positive children should not be allowed to be in classes with other children and that 60% of physicians said they would not want their children to have any contact with children living with the disease. More... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...types of viral load (RNA) testing (testing directly for the virus itself). Viral load testing is generally used to allow physicians to track with great accuracy the progression of HIV in the body -- thus helping HIV-infected patients make... Read more »
Mid-Atlantic ADA & IT Information Center

Questions and Answers: The ADA and Persons With HIV/AIDS

...the individual is qualified. For example: An HIV-positive accountant required two hours off, bimonthly, for visits to his doctor. He was permitted to take longer lunch breaks and to make up the time by working later on those days. A... Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down). Anyway, what is the story for Doctors who are HIV positive? I saw a news article in the newspaper which said that recent patients of a HIV positive... Read more »

discrimination in the delivery room?

Posted by megjemima, 3 Replies
...I have been positive for over 10 years. Now I am pregnant and in my first trimester (yay!). My doctors have been very supportive. Over the years, I have had good doctors and bad. However I fear discrimination in the delivery room. Read more »

HIV Doctors in Akron Ohio

Posted by Bulldog, 2 Replies
...1 care center which seems to be run by a woman with a sever problem with the God Complex! I have dealt with many offices and doctors in my 20 yrs of being pos. For some reason in Akron the few HIV specialist whom are able to be seen, all clients... Read more »

UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...their bodies. There are individuals who know they are infected but who refuse to be tested for fear of discrimination. There are doctors, nurses and health care workers who were infected accidentally. Some people were infected through receiving... Read more »