When Does The Doctor Tell You That You Are Hiv Positive

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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
...specialist may be able to give you a referral. There should be no reason for us "virally enhanced" folks to hide our status. HIV is a virus, not a sin! You may well have questions over the years that the pediatrician can help you with. Good... 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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

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

...What's more, about 31% of syphilis cases were detected only with blood tests because patients did not have symptoms. The Dutch doctors pinpoint the following circumstances to help explain the surge in syphilis rates: The use of highly active... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...HealthSouth Provo and had his surgery scheduled for December 2004, but then it was cancelled. The suit says that one of the doctors who referred Richardson for surgery said that "no scrub techs would do the surgery and it was the policy of... 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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...the operation, even after a nurse at Froedtert and Medical College called him to say Spera was cleared for surgery. Another doctor performed spinal fusion surgery on Spera in March 2003 ( Milwaukee Journal Sentinel , 10/5). Spera's attorneys... 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 »


Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...the world, people are going to naturopathic physicians when faced with a health issue. It is naturopathic physicians, not medical doctors, who are specifically educated as physicians but with an expertise in alternative medicine. The... Read more »

HIV providers needed! Physicians and mid-levels

Posted by jklein
...answering many of the problems faced by underserved communities. We are growing rapidly and are now actively recruiting a physician and a mid-level (NP or PA). The site qualifies for both NHSC scholarship recipients and loan repayment. ... Read more »

Should I report this HIV doctor?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 6 Replies
...Hi. It's six days since I had a bad experience with an HIVdoctor. The anger in me has subsided. However, I was so enraged by this doctor at the time that the next day I got in touch with the Read more »