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What Do The Doctors Look For When Testing For Hiv

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Scared to go to the doctor or get tested (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)

Dr Bop please, please, please I need your help.I've written to you many times over the past few months, you have responded twice, and I thank you so much for that (I was the Positive I'm Positive Fluffernutter who tested negative on an Oraquick Oral...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Yep, your fluffernutter Looney Tunes status remains very much intact!What's this nonsense about being too scared to go to the doctor and get tested??? That's just adding more nuttiness to your fluffernutter status. See below.Comments such as "I'm... Read more »

Please Explain Doctor About Hiv 2 (HIV-2, HIV-2 TESTING, 2010)

Doctor, is Hiv 2 related to Hiv 1? That's it. Hope you answer and thanks.H.R. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kansas: Physician -- HIV Test Guidelines Not Being Followed

...patient declines the offer for HIV testing, it can be noted in his or her file, said Sweet. But if a patient sees two or three doctors and is never offered the test, then turns out to be infected, "It's just like a failed diagnosis for cancer,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: B.C. Officials Want HIV Tests Offered on Routine Doctor Visits

... Public health officials in British Columbia are testing the feasibility of offering an HIV test to anyone seeking care at a doctor's office, clinic or hospital. The initiative, called Stop HIV/AIDS, is funded by a four-year, $48 million (US... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Singapore Ministry of Health Calls on More Physicians to Offer Anonymous Rapid HIV Tests

...July 2007 and June 2008, compared with 678 who did so between July 2006 and June 2007. Sixteen of the 1,723 people who were tested were diagnosed with HIV (Tan, Straits Times , 7/19). According to Singapore's Today , the increase in testing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Proposal -- HIV Tests During Doctor Visits

...commissioner. One in six people with HIV/AIDS in the United States lives in the city. Frieden wants HIV testing done during routine doctor exams and wants state law changed so a patient's verbal consent could authorize testing. Current state law... 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 »

Can doctors take HIV tests? UK question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...UK lad here that needs to have a HIV test done but the only problem being that my local GU clinic is only open on Tuesday afternoons between 12 and 4 and I cannot Read more »

At Home HIV Testing Kits

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone. Does anyone know anything about doing your own HIV test yourself at home? Is there such a thing? How do I get one? I think the only way I will ever be able to test is through this Read more »

saliva test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How accurate are the saliva tests? I hear both on them...yet some HIV clinics only use them as their testing methods. Thanks! :) Read more »