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Mandatory Reporting If You Have An STD In Michigan

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In Michigan, Effort to Enforce HIV "Health Threat" Law Raises Questions

A University of Michigan study reports that public health officials in 14 Michigan jurisdictions are using information from the HIV surveillance names reporting database to find and prosecute HIV- or STD-infected people who are legally considered a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Two Sexually Transmitted Diseases Rise; Metro Health Officials Believe Extra Screenings Reveal More Cases of Chlamydia, Gonorrhea

In metro Detroit, reported cases of chlamydia rose 25 percent last year, while cases of gonorrhea rose 18 percent, statistics from the state Department of Community Health show. In Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties, chlamydia cases climbed from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Celebrate Valentine's Day With HIV/STD Testing at the Health Department

On Thursday, Valentines Day, the Genesee County Health Department in Flint is offering STD screening, including free HIV testing, and running a small health fair. The health fair is part of GCHDs fourth annual Black AIDS Awareness Campaign, which is... Read more »
Ask the Experts

mandatory testing

is hiv testing mandatory in prenatal care in michigan?...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
It is recommended but not mandatory.... Read more »

Mandatory Fed/CA Registration of HIV infected

Dr. Daar, What are your thoughts about mandatory registration to the CA State Dept of AIDS Service; Riverside County already has a Surveillance Unit in place to inform partners that could be infected. Eric, what are your thoughts?Sincerely,JOHN...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Hi John,Thank you for your posting and I appologize for not addressing your question sooner. Although for many years I have shared the concerns of many about any HIV reporting, I think the time may be right for this to proceed. First of all, the... Read more »

test results reported?

if i tested positive for gonorrhea in michigan, would that be reported in michigan, and then in turn would a health officer be in contact with my wife?...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Cases of STD's are reported to the state and local health departments, but unless you tell them your wife was a sexual partner, they would have no reason to contact her. They would not contact her simply because she was your wife.If... Read more »

Confidentiality? (NAMES BASED REPORTING, 2010)

Hi Robert,I suppose this isn't the correct forum for this question, but I hope that you can help me get the word out to anyone who cares about privacy.HIV Poz Names Gathered by the State of HawaiiWhen I go to the doctor, one of the forms that I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV surveillance data are now used to track the epidemic. It is indeed a federal law. Firing your doctor or insisting your records be kept under the name John Doe won't help. See below.Dr. BobPrevention? Apr 25, 2006Doc, First I would... Read more »
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really scared in michigan

Posted by chris34, 1 Reply
i had unprotected sex about a month ago and shortly after i started having a discharge so i went to the doc and had a std test done he said everything came back neg but since then ive had a cold sore swollen glands a rash diarrhea and ive not been... Read more »

Am I at risk of hiv or std *DELETED*

Posted by Bigdude325, 1 Reply
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Std

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have noticed that recently that when I masterbate I am shooting less sperm than before and the sensation is not the same . can it be an STD? thanks Read more »