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Should Doctors Notify Patients Of Hiv

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Doctors in Berlin claim to have found a "cure" for HIV (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hi Dr. Bob.I was on the internet and ran across this article:http://www.aidsmap.com/page/1577949/I was wondering what you think about its potential and whether you think it holds up scientifically. I'm currently in medical school and am amazed by...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...then changed big time! The treatment for AML involves chemotherapy, radiation therapy and stem-cell transplants. In essence the doctors needed to completely wipe out Mr. Brown's existing immune system and attempt to reconstitute it from scratch... Read more »

Physician bitten by HIV+ patient

Hi, I am an intern with an interest in plastics so this is not my area of expertise!! I was bitten... Read more »

Doctor looking after terminal AIDS patient

Dear Dr. Bob I am sure you have answer these kind of question many a times, but I think an answer... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ukrainian HIV/AIDS Activists Allege Intimidation, Imprisonment of Doctors and Patients

... Inter Press Service reports that Ukranian doctors legally providing substitution drugs to injecting drug users are "facing illegal police intimidation and imprisonment," according Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Going Beyond HIV: Doctors Urged to Fight Patients' Other Illnesses Too

...HIV patients said they had at least one co-morbid condition, but the same proportion reported limited conversation with their physicians about such illnesses. At the same time, the study authors urged physicians to address habits among their... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwean Women's Caucus Calls for Government Review of Policy Barring Doctors From Disclosing Patients' HIV Status to Spouses, Relatives

...country's doctor-patient confidentiality policy in regard to HIV status, Zimbabwe's Herald reports. According to Zimbabwean law, physicians are prohibited from discussing a patient's health with a third party, including spouses, without the... Read more »
American Academy of HIV Medicine

Survey Reveals Nearly Twice as Many Physicians Than Patients Are Concerned About HIV Drug Resistance

... Washington, DC -- HIV-treating physicians and patients agree that resistance to anti-HIV medications is one of the most challenging issues in HIV care today. However, Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down). Anyway, what is the story for Doctors who are HIV positive? I saw a news article in the newspaper which said that recent patients of a HIV positive... Read more »

Just notified today I tested positive for HIV

Posted by spike, 19 Replies
...My health department contacted me, before my doctor today at work. I found out the HIV test I took came back postive. I am so afraid!. I don't want to go to sleep. I know I will Read more »

Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

Posted by akumar, 1 Reply
...Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev From: akumar My dear Brothers & Sisters, Re: Great ancient Indian science Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...age of onset and cause of geriatric diseases in the general population with the long-term survivors of H.I.V. infection. But physicians and researchers say that they do not see people in their mid-50s, absent AIDS, with hip replacements... Read more »