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hiv aids

can a person get hiv aids from oral sex when there are no cuts in the mouth or the penis?

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Hi. I am Ashli Parsons and I would like to be an aids specialist someday. Right now I am about to graduate from a college in Oklahoma, as a CMA/ X-Ray tech. I was just wondering if you could point me in the right direction as to where I might find a ...

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FBI Special Agent

I have always wanted to become a special agent with the FBI. I start applying for the position, but they require a copy of my medical records. Can HIV disqualify me for this position? I know that training is very physical and can cost cuts and bruise...

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HIV vs. HCV pre-employment blood testing

Hi, I'm a med/surg traveling agency nurse. I carry my own indep. insurance my agency carries my work comp. I've work at different hospitals and agencys in the United states.. Recently for the first time ever, when applying to a county hospital in Cal...

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Pre-employment HIV testing

About a year ago, while interviewing for a potential position within the medical field, I was asked to submit to a blood draw for drugs/HIV. The offer for the job was pending on the results of the draws. After the results were obtained from the poten...

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Can I be a poz Paramedic?

I was an EMT-B at age 16 and when I was infected, I dropped the dream of becoming a paramedic because of my status. I'm 26 now and that dream and passion is still there. I am having a hard time finding information on any legal or other challenges I m...

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Does a prospective employer know if I was on disability previously

Due to a medical condition, I am considering going on short-term disability. If I change jobs, can my current employer tell a prospective employer about my leave of abscence, and, if yes, how much are they allowed to disclose? For example, can they s...

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Drug testing and HIV meds?

My son is applying for a job at a local hospital. They require a drug screening. He has been told that Sustive can cause a false positive for marijuana - is this true? He doesn't feel that he needs to disclose his HIV status - this job doesnot requir...

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hiv and the military

I would like to know what is the u.s navy's policy on hiv? I found out that I am hiv+ four weeks ago and I think that the person who gave it to me is in the navy. Can someone have hiv and stil serve in the navy? I know that you can not have hiv and e...

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clean needlestick through bloody glove

I am a nurse and I have a question concerning HIV transmission. In December, I was placing an IV in a patient wearing gloves. During the procedure, I got a small amount of blood on my gloves. I proceeded to draw blood off the IV for blood tests which...