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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 »

Selective employmee group (commercial divers) annual physical-HIV blood test?

We are a small engineering company, but a substantial part of our work force are commercial divers.... 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

Illinois: Bill Seeks HIV Test in School Physicals

... Under a bill introduced by state Rep. Mary Flowers (D-Chicago), HIV testing would be offered during school physicals, when Illinois students receive immunizations and TB testing. Parents would 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

...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, and sexual orientation. To study coping strategies, social support... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Long-Term Impact of HIV and Orphanhood on the Mortality and Physical Well-Being of Children in Rural Malawi

...No published studies from sub-Saharan Africa have recorded child mortality and morbidity by maternal HIV status beyond age 3 years. More information on the impact of orphanhood on child physical well-being is required, especially Read more »
Connect With Others

How to Live With HIV

Posted by judy
...As few as 10 years ago, AIDS was considered an automatic death sentence. From the time a person developed full-blown AIDS to the time of death was generally Read more »

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

Older HIV'ers

Posted by aNewBeginning, 1 Reply
...I learned I am HIV positive on 2/03/10. I met with my infectious disease doctor two days. I would like to hear from older guys who are dealing Read more »

Must read for all you HIV worry warts

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...with her twice. I also slept with three others during that period all unprotected. Then shortly after I began to worry about HIV. This fear consumed me for years I drank and drank started smoking again, became very irresponsible finacially to... Read more »