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When Does The Doctor Tell You That You Are Hiv Positive

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Ask the Experts

Should you tell your childs doctor you are HIV Positive

I contracted HIV while I was pregnant from my childs father. I took meds during my pregnancy and during my c section delivery. So far my child has had three negative test and she is three months old. My child and I both see a infectious disease...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, I would definitely encourage you to share this information with your child's pediatrician. If the pediatrician is at all condescending or uncomfortable, find a new pediatrician who is not. Your infectious diseases specialist may be... Read more »

Can a doctor practice medicine if hiv positive?

Hi Dr.Im in paranoia right now. I went to a doctor(gastroenterologist) to check my anus because I... Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors: should they still work?

My name is Tanya and I am a student in hospitality. For one of my classes the students are... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Utah Man Sues Surgical Center, Two Doctors for Refusing Him Surgery Because He Was HIV-Positive

A Spanish Fork, Utah, man last month filed a civil rights lawsuit against HealthSouth Provo Surgical Center and two physicians, saying they refused him surgery for an ulcerated toe because he is HIV-positive, the Salt Lake City Deseret Morning News... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Doctor's Experience Caring for HIV-Positive, Male Inmates at Alabama Prison

The New York Times on Monday examined the experience of a doctor hired to fix problems within the HIV unit at the Limestone Correctional Facility in Alabama. Prison Health Services , which began providing health care for the Limestone inmates as... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wisconsin Man Files Lawsuit Claiming Doctor Refused to Perform Surgery Because of His HIV-Positive Status

A 54-year-old man from Waupaca, Wis., on Tuesday filed a lawsuit alleging that an orthopedist refused to perform a scheduled back surgery on him after learning he is HIV-positive, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports (Nunnally, Milwaukee... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Dutch Doctors Uncover High Rates of Syphilis in HIV-Positive Men

Over the past decade, rates of syphilis have soared in Canada and other high-income countries. Syphilis outbreaks are common and ongoing among men who have sex with men (MSM). In the United States and possibly elsewhere, rates of syphilis among MSM... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies
http://www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Pozme
www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for those... Read more »

Positive and trying hard to be positive about it

Posted by wishingforacure, 1 Reply
I just found out I was positive and found this website. I really want to share my story so here it is. I have been getting hiv tests since I was 16 and was always negative. I had unprotected sex a few times but every year the test came back... Read more »