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Plastic Surgery And Hiv Testing

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Plastic Surgery NIGHTMARE!!!

Please advise... I am a 30 year old hiv+ male. My vl=undet, tcells=600. I am currently receiving treatment for my hiv. However, i have accumulated some fat in my breat area that I believe is the result of my meds. I have going to a plastic surgeon...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your HIV doc should be able to help you locate an HIV-friendly plastic surgeon. Gynecomastia can get worse and then better over time--hard to understand sometimes. Have you had a hormonal evaluation (testosterone, prolactin,etc). The test... Read more »

plastic surgery

Hi,I am about to a plastci surgery where will do suction of fat from my upper arms, back. neck and... Read more »

Plastic surgery and hiv

Can a plastic surgent refuse to provide me with hes or her services even if im perfectly healthy to... Read more »

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Doctor, Mechanical Engineer Developing Disposable Plastic Hypodermic Needles to Prevent Spread of HIV, Hepatitis

A doctor who works for CDC 's National Immunization Program and a mechanical engineer from the Georgia Institute of Technology have received a $60,000 seed grant to develop disposable plastic hypodermic needles for use in developing countries to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Lawrence Hospital Surgery Patients Warned of Possible Hepatitis, HIV Exposure

Ten surgery patients of Lawrence Hospital Center (LHC) in Bronxville are being notified of the need to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C due to improperly cleaned equipment. The state Department of Health said the hospital reported... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Workers Risk HIV/AIDS with Plastic Bags "Gloves"

Health workers in Tanzania's rural areas may be quite aware of HIV/AIDS and how the disease is transmitted, but many of them lack the proper gear to protect themselves from infection by HIV-positive patients. In a southern Tanzania district in the... Read more »
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HIV Testing and Surgery

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Was wondering if anyone out there knows whether it is standard hospital practice to test patients for HIV prior to major surgery. Thanx

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
when you have surgery do they test for hiv in your blood work

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does a hospital test a person for HIV before major surgery and if so will they inform the patient if they are positve.

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Jamie (surgery)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Im hoping your surgery goes good and it turns out to be nothing.Im not sure how long the hep vacine has been out if I find out I will let you know,But if you have antibody's your probably safe.My Lymph node still the same,don't know what my doctors... Read more »