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What Are The Consequences Of Improper Health Information Disclosure For Hiv Or Aids

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Ask the Experts

HIV Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS 2009)

Hey Doc..it's me Alabama Gal.....hope you are doing well! I am adjusting to new meds-yuck.I just read where someone asked you if it was necessary to disclose their HIV status (while using condoms etc for safe-er sex) in a state that has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Alabama Gal,This is a complex topic. I'll reprint below some information from the archives that discusses disclosure laws in greater detail.Dr. Bobhiv and sex (DISCLOSURE LAWS)Jul 2, 2008 Hi Bob, l recently tested positive to hiv and l am a... Read more »

I hope you post this one to the ones that ask about disclosure (DISCLOSURE, DISCLOSURE LAWS)

I am surprised to hear of people asking Is it right or necessary to disclose my HIV status? Well... Read more »

Informed supervisor concerned about disclosure

I am the supervisor of an employee recently diagnosed HIV positive. This individual informed me of... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Christian Science Monitor Examines Possible Improper Distribution of AIDS Drugs by Private Doctors in Developing Countries

The Christian Science Monitor on Tuesday examined the possibility that "many" private doctors in developing countries -- some of whom do not have training in HIV/AIDS care -- are improperly prescribing combination antiretroviral drug regimens,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Prevention Must Overcome Denial, Focus on Human Consequences of Disease, Health Journalist Says

Although public health campaigns that encourage youth to delay sexual intercourse or have fewer partners "remain vitally important" in the fight against AIDS, "to date, many HIV prevention programs in Africa have proven surprisingly unsuccessful,"... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Late HIV Diagnosis: Predictors, Costs, Consequences, and Solutions

Table of Contents Introduction CDC Says Test Everyone (Almost) Late HIV Diagnosis: Numbing Numbers Harbingers of Belated Diagnosis or Presentation How Much Does Late Diagnosis Cost -- and Who Pays? Clinical Consequences of Late HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Disclosure and HIV

Table of Contents Preparing for Disclosure How Disclosure Affects You and Others Who Needs to Know Disclosure and Relationships Who May Not Need to Know Whom You May Want to Tell Disclosing to Children Taking Care of Yourself ... Read more »
Connect With Others

Lying about HIV status consequences?

Posted by John_Ortiz, 1 Reply
11 months ago I was cruising online and found this semi-attractive guy who claimed he was a bottom. I ended up meeting with this guy and asked him if he had any condoms with him, but he said no and I asked him if he was DDF and HIV- and he said yes... Read more »

Brothre w/ HIV and disclosure

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a brother whom I am very close with and love dearly. He was diagnosed with HIV 2 years ago and is still not on meds. His viral load is between 50k and 80k and cd4 around 350, I think. Anyway, He has been dating a girl for six months and I... Read more »

Disclosure of HIV status without permission

Posted by njpozdad, 2 Replies
I was diagnosed hiv+ on July 26, 2010. At that time I was very sick and could not lend my then wife support for my diagnosis. She was afraid she was positive too. Since we didn't have sex for 7 years before my diagnosis there was no chance she was... Read more »

Full disclosure.....isn't everyone entitled to it?

Posted by gray8872, 1 Reply
My husband is HIV+ and I am neg. He never really wanted to deal with his status and resented me for trying to inform him of what was happening to his body. I am okay with that but, what bugs me more is that he is currently involved with another... Read more »