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Afraid of open wounds

Hello I'm very very very afraid of these diseases.I work in a shop and i am asking whether i could get a disease if i was to handshake a person with open wounds in my hands or touch the money received with my wounds. I'm afraid to also tell people of...

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chances of contracting through body contact

how small of a droplet of blood is needed to contract the hiv virus? a fellow nurse at work was brushed up against by a cna who has aids virus,also i need to know the confidentiality laws in regards to aids and the work place. thankyou dm

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What about the discrimination against women with positive HIV/AIDS?

Dear Ms. Breuer, I have recently come across this grate site, and having read couple of messages with your answers I have decided to ask you to help me if possible. The point is that I want to write my Term Paper about "Avoidance of discrimination ag...

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You are wrong about HIV in the military

Hello, I read a recent question you answered about an Air Force capt who was diagnosed with HIV. I am a current Army soldier, and I wanted to let you know that the military's policy is that you cannot initially join the military with HIV, but if you ...

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AIDS contamination on jewelry

I am quite concerned about an issue I am having at work. I work at a jewelry store that recently accepted 4 pairs of returned earrings from a regular customer who has been quite open about having AIDS for several years. The earrings were crusted with...

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HIV positive/military

Hi, Last week a friend of mine tested positive for HIV. He is a Captain in the airforce. I do know that people can not enter the military if they test positive, but what about members who are already in the military. I have looked at the questions yo...

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FAA First Class Medical issuance to Pilots operating under CFR Part 14 FAR 91/121/135

I was recently diagnosed with HIV. As per the FAA Medical Form, I included the name of the drug (Trizivir) I am using for treatment. The Medical Examiner was unable to issue me a medical (FAA First Class Medical Certificate, issued each six calendar ...

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A boss that thinks he's GOD

I'm asking you this question to see if I have enough legal rights to sue my previous boss for sexual harressment, verbal abuse, slavery treatment as well as illegal work place behavior. I don't want to sue him for the reasons of money but for human i...

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Employer invades my privacy

I have recently taken a short term disability leave from work due to a worsening of my AIDS-related condition. Although, my employer asked me what my disability was, I never disclosed its exact nature and asked that any information concerning my leav...

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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...