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i was drug tested yesterday and I am HIV +

I take NORVIR, PREZISTA AND TRUVADA, Will they show up, or Should I call them monday and let them know. Otherwise I never in my life have taken any kind of drug. Thank you. Luis

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Still up to date? Guilt and anxiety for taking son to get haircut is killing me!

Dear Ms. Breuer, My 4 year son was nicked or "pinched" by an electric hair clippers/trimmers last month and I have worried about it ever since. When we got to the haircut place (fun kid place where they get to watch videos while they get their haircu...

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PLEASE answer

i was rubbing my eye with hot water and touched the bottom of a sink (the metal part felt somewhat warm) and ddnt know not to rub my eye if there is hiv blood. i did put some of the water in my eye tho, slightly rinsing it. i did the same but more of...

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HIV/HEP B+ NURSE

I AM INTERESTED IN PURSUING A NURSING CAREER. ONE OF THE PROGRAMS REQUIRES A DRUG TEST AND HEALTH SCREENING ON WHICH I WILL HAVE TO DISCLOSE MY MEDICATIONS. ISN'T THIS THE SAME AS TELLING MY EMPLOYER MY STATUS? I HAVE BEEN HIV+ SINCE THE 1980'S AND H...

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SCARED AS HELL

I think I am being presumptuous here and overly stressing out , its my nature. I work in the casino environment and recently went to the aid of a guest who had a seizure . He fell hitting his head to the floor and was bleeding from the head , I held ...

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revealing hiv to employers

Am I required by law to reveal my HIV status to my employers or am I protected by the discrimination act of 1990?

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hiv+ nursing student

I am a newly graduated nursing student getting ready to sit for the state boards in Florida. Do I have to notify the board that I am HIV+? On the application there is a question that ask "In the past 5 years have you been diagnosed or treated for a p...

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Employer requiring specific diagnosis for reasonable accommodations!

I'm a salaried exempt employee with HIV/AIDS that works for a company with approx. 200 employees contracted by MediCare who access patient information via a Web-based program and then make medical assessment/case management calls to recipients nation...

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Employed as a Compounding Pharm Technician

Is my employment status somehow protected, when my job is compounding IV bags with medication? (I am of course HIV+.)I have just begun treatment yet my employment attendance has been affected by an icreasing onset of infections (I was not on medicati...

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PLase Help NYPD medical

I am applying and taking the NYPD exam and as part of the application process they require a background check and medical history. I am in great shape, 25 years old, and have been on ARV's for 2 years. Can i be denied employment if my status were to ...