If A Doctor Was Hiv Positive Should He Tell His Patients
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Studies Find Few Differences in Health Outcomes for HIV-Positive Patients Cared for by Nurses Versus DoctorsHIV-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 »
Montreal Hospital Begins HIV Testing Thousands of Child Patients Operated on by HIV-Positive SurgeonA Montreal children's hospital by Saturday had already tested 400 former child patients and scheduled testing for 500 more who were operated on between 1990 and 2003 by a now-deceased surgeon whom the hospital administration recently learned was... Read more »
AIDS 2010 Studies, Releases: Treating HIV-Positive Patients With ARVs Drove Down Number of New HIV Infections, Study Finds"Treating HIV patients with cocktails of AIDS drugs helps to stop them spreading the infection further and more than halved the number of new HIV diagnoses in a study in Canada, scientists said on Sunday," Reuters reports. The study, which was... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,We have been following the story of "The Berlin Patient" for a number of years. Due to a recent publication in the medical journal "Blood," the story has resurfaced with great fanfare. So it's time for an update on not... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolGiven that your husband's virus is suppressed and that his CD4 cell count is about 300, his bladder cancer should be managed exactly as it would be managed were he to be HIV negative. Most of the chemotherapy and radiation treatments do not... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYour doctor is speaking of the viral load (amount of HIV virus in your blood) as being undetectable. That is a response to the treatment they put you on. Your HIV antibody test will still be positive, and there are other ways to detect HIV which is... Read more »
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Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 RepliesHi 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 »
Posted by akumar, 2 RepliesBoon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev
My dear Brothers & Sisters,
Re: Great ancient Indian science "Yoga & Pranayama" is a boon for HIV & AIDS patients.
I am impressed by the Great job, being... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesHi! I am a 28 year old female doctor with HIV. I got the
infection through a needle stick injury. I was diagnosed in 96 when I offered a blood transfusion to a friend's father. I have been through hell, mainly because my profession put me in constant... Read more »
Posted by spike, 19 RepliesMy 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 »
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