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Will A Physical Examination Test For Hiv

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employment physical and physical urine test

I went for a physical for employment for a construction company after I submitted a drug screen test and passed wat was the urine test for the physical? Was it to see if I have aids or stds of some sort so they would know if I was to get hurt or...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
Very doubtful. In most, if not all, states it is illegal to perform an HIV antibody test on you without your specific consent. It was just a screen for illegal drugs. Further, as long as the pre-employment exam shows that you are able to do the job,... Read more »

Can HMO Physical Exam detect HIV?

I just wanna ask if HMO Physical Exams can detect if you are a HIV positive or not. I recently had... Read more »

Selective employmee group (commercial divers) annual physical-HIV blood test?

We are a small engineering company, but a substantial part of our work force are commercial divers.... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Houston Chronicle Examines Local Church's Efforts to Increase HIV Testing

The Houston Chronicle on Wednesday examined efforts by pastors at the predominantly black St. John's Church in Houston to encourage people to receive HIV tests. St. John's offers HIV testing, among other services, through the non-for-profit... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Report Examines Funding for Efforts to Implement Routine HIV Testing

"Report on Findings From an Assessment of Health Department Efforts To Implement HIV Screening in Health Care Settings ," National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors : The report found that funding is the primary barrier encountered... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Long-Term Impact of HIV and Orphanhood on the Mortality and Physical Well-Being of Children in Rural Malawi

No published studies from sub-Saharan Africa have recorded child mortality and morbidity by maternal HIV status beyond age 3 years. More information on the impact of orphanhood on child physical well-being is required, especially as the number of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Bill Seeks HIV Test in School Physicals

Under a bill introduced by state Rep. Mary Flowers (D-Chicago), HIV testing would be offered during school physicals, when Illinois students receive immunizations and TB testing. Parents would be free to decline their permission for HIV testing.... Read more »
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Physical

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently had a routine physical. My doctor did a finger prick to check my hemoglobin. If I were HIV+ would it show up in something like this? Thanks

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Depleted emmotionally and physically!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am the "It's all over folks" poster on page 5 of this forum if you want more background information.

The good news is I did test neg at about 5/6 weeks. The bad news is that I have been sick for about a month now. Never been this physically ill... Read more »

Physical symptoms keep coming back?

Posted by haley, 3 Replies
So I've been infected for about a month now. I started getting symptoms after week one and after week 2 I found out I was positive. After about 7-8 days of symptoms, I started feeling a lot better physically. I even had my appetite back and... Read more »

How To Examine Your Lymph Nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Here is some information on the position of the various lymph nodes, as well as diagrams and photographs to show how lymph nodes are examined.

http://www.meddean.luc.edu/lumen/meded/medicine/pulmonar/pd/step23a.htm
A great resources showing... Read more »