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Should Doctors With Hiv Tell Their Patients They Have It

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Doctors Rejecting Me As A Patient Because of HIV/AIDS Status

Hello, I was diagnosed with pjp pneumonia & AIDS 6 years ago... I almost died, but I beat'em both. I am on Atripla, and having good results - I have NEVER missed a dose since beginning my HAART treatment - my CD4 count is now 364 (...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
Medicaid in all states is difficult to deal with as the reimbursement level is so low, many doctors will not accept it. You are correct that there is discrimination going on, definitely with the latter doctor and possibly the other as well. I... Read more »

I'm i aids or hiv patient, help doctor.

Hi! doc. I was tested positive for hiv last year september with the VL of 3235, & CD4 of 80.... Read more »
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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

Zimbabwe's Parliamentary Women's Caucus last weekend adopted a resolution calling on the government to review the country's doctor-patient confidentiality policy in regard to HIV status, Zimbabwe's Herald reports. According to Zimbabwean law,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

German Doctors Declare "Cure" in HIV Patient

A new report finds that nearly four years after a bone marrow transplant, a patient with both HIV and leukemia appears to be free of HIV. "Our results strongly suggest that cure of HIV has been achieved in this patient," wrote the investigators, led... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

GlobalPost Blog Interviews Iranian Doctor Imprisoned After Treating HIV/AIDS Patients

GlobalPost's "Global Pulse " blog features an interview with Iranian physician Kamiar Alaei, who along with his brother, Arash Alaei, worked to treat patients with HIV/AIDS in Iran and was arrested and imprisoned by Iranian government authorities... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

The care of HIV-positive individuals should include close attention to the co-morbid conditions that can arise from the infection or HIV treatment, says a study presented at the recent 18th International AIDS Conference in Vienna. "We just want to... Read more »
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Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

Posted by akumar, 2 Replies
Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev
From: akumar

My dear Brothers & Sisters,

Re: Great ancient Indian science "Yoga & Pranayama" is a boon for HIV & AIDS patients.

I am impressed by the Great job, being... Read more »

HIV Doctors in Akron Ohio

Posted by Bulldog, 2 Replies
I have lived in Akron now for a year, In this time, I have visited 1 care center which seems to be run by a woman with a sever problem with the God Complex! I have dealt with many offices and doctors in my 20 yrs of being pos. For some reason in... Read more »

Florida HIV Doctor

Posted by Anonymous
I live in Palm Beach Florida and I am looking for a doctor that has some background in working with AID's patients the ID doc that that I am seeing now has no clue. I was told that in Fort Lauderdale FL there are doctors that are specialist in HIV,... Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
Hi everyone,
I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down).

Anyway, what is the story for... Read more »