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Physical Barriers In Hiv Care

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Ask the Experts

URGENT!!! do i disclose my HIV status during my pre-eimployment physical????

HELP!!!Changing jobs and they offered me a position based on passing my pre-employment physical. I will be working in a small hospital that is self insured. On the form it asked the standard things like allergies, asthma, high blood pressure, etc. ...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...Most pre-employment physicals have as their purpose making sure you can fog a mirror. This is an especially intrusive one. The fact that they ask doesn't mean Read more »

AIDS - Mental state and Physical Side effects

was deteected with H.I.V. in 1992. He started the following treatment from 2002.2002 - Duovir (he... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Married Women in India Who Experience Physical, Sexual Abuse by Husbands More Likely to Contract HIV, Study Finds

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Social Support and Maladaptive Coping as Predictors of the Change in Physical Health Symptoms Among Persons Living With HIV/AIDS

... Researchers in the current study sought to examine social support and maladaptive coping as predictors of HIV-related health symptoms in a primarily low-income and diverse sample of HIV/AIDS patients with respect to gender, ethnicity, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Bill Seeks HIV Test in School Physicals

...Illinois students receive immunizations and TB testing. Parents would be free to decline their permission for HIV testing. "[HIV/AIDS] is no longer a death sentence," Flowers said. "You can live with it and not die from it, but lack of knowledge... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Childhood Sexual Abuse and Physical Trauma in an HIV-Positive Sample From the Deep South

...medication adherence, reduced likelihood of being prescribed therapy, increased morbidity, and poorer quality of life among HIV-positive persons. "Thus, childhood victimization can be directly linked to behaviors that put a person at risk for... Read more »
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hiv rna by pcr ultra testing

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
if someone had 15.000 rna copies wont this test will pick up any copies from 50 and up thanks i took alot of this test and 400 copies was not det also from two weels all the way to 20 months , my last test was rna / nat elisa taken at 20 months... Read more »

Depleted emmotionally and physically!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...nausea/almost fainting spells and other never felt before "sickness". I feel like there is a really powerful virus in my body. Ok, if HIV is the culprit my theory is that I had the initial ARS and I tested negative for whatever reason then I... Read more »

How do you manage your health care?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...HIV/AIDS is a complicated web of conditions made more complicated by the interaction of the meds on our body chemistries. I would think Read more »

Physical

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I recently had a routine physical. My doctor did a finger prick to check my hemoglobin. If I were HIV+ would it show up in something like this? Thanks Read more »