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Mandatory Reporting If You Have An STD

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.K. Should Not Implement Mandatory HIV Testing for Asylum Seekers, Parliamentary Report Says

The Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report on July 11 mistakenly reported facts related to the issue of mandatory HIV testing for asylum seekers in the United Kingdom. The Daily Report , using information reported in an earlier edition, incorrectly... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Mandatory HIV Case Reporting

In the debate about "names reporting" -- whether the government should collect the names of all who test positive for HIV -- public officials should take care to understand some realities about testing and about many communities' experiences with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report: Premarital HIV Testing to Be Mandatory for Muslims in Malaysian State

Beginning in January, Malaysia's northeastern state of Kelantan will require Muslim couples seeking to wed to undergo pre-martial HIV testing, the New Straits Times newspaper reported Thursday. Kelantan state Islamic Development Committee... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

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 »

STD Testing

If I test positive for STD gonorrena, syphilis does my doctor report it to the health department...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, some sexually transmitted diseases, such as HIV and syphilis, are reported to the health department. This helps epidemiologists keep track of how the epidemic is spreading and where new infections are occurring. It also helps in... Read more »

STD Prevention

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Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,OK, last time dude! Male urethral douching may have been popular during WWII but then again so were the Andrew Sisters. Neither is popular (or recommended) today. In fact male urethral douching could be harmful and the Andrew Sisters are,... Read more »
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Std

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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 »

Mandatory Testing

Posted by Jackie_Blue, 2 Replies
HIV2AIDS brought up an interesting point. That mandatory testing would rid us of the stigma that surrounds being HIV+. I'm just wondering, because over the years, the impression I've received from people scared to test was not that they were... Read more »