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Author Topic: Visit to the dentist  (Read 1417 times)

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Offline keyite

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Visit to the dentist
« on: April 23, 2007, 04:14:25 PM »
Went for a checkup with the dentist today, first one since diagnosis. He's gay too and I'd already heard on the grapevine that he was likely to be cool with pozzies. Still, I felt a little apprehensive: disclosure still feels like a big deal. But I told him and he burst out "that's no problem!". He then looked mortified and said "no, no, I don't mean it's unimportant news, just that it makes no difference to your treatment here". I just laughed and told him I knew straight away what he'd meant.

For once disclosure actually felt quite empowering and unproblematic (and pleased to report teeth were okay too...) :)

Offline milker

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Re: Visit to the dentist
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2007, 04:26:12 PM »
lol it's great that everything is okay with your dentist, it's very important that you feel comfortable with a care provider, and it was an important decision to disclose, so congrats for your good job, and your good teeth !  ;D

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Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: Visit to the dentist
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2007, 04:40:38 PM »
I've always found a dentist very comfortable with HIV by getting referrals from my ID doctor.  If one lives in a largish city I doubt it should be much of an issue.

Anyway, all dentists should be assuming all of their patients have HIV anyway if they're following recommended procedures.
"Iíve slept with enough men to know that Iím not gay"

Offline SASA39

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Re: Visit to the dentist
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2007, 10:00:41 AM »
I was having a hard time trying to find one for my self.And at last through my female GP i have founded one : she is female too and I was amazed by her aproach.She did not even wear a gloves , saying to me :
"If everything was corectly done before I do not have to be afraid from anything "
everything was over for about 15 ` she let me go with some advices :
" Rub your dental plaque because it might provoke nasty infections"
"Come to see me whenever you want"
"And you`re doing fine "
I was amazed ! What a woman !
                                            Al
Oct.     `06.  CD4=58  ?    %       VL not perform. ?!?
25.Dec.`06.         203       14        VL= 0
29.May.`07.    broken device        VL=1363
20.June`07     broken device        VL=0
25.Dec `07  CD4=582                  VL=70
14.May `08  CD4=448
29.July `08                                  VL=0
26.Nov `08  CD4=674                    VL=179
16.Mar `09  CD4=554                    VL=0
19.Jan`10 CD4=715               
03.Mar`10                                    VL=0
24.Aug`10 CD4=524                     VL=0
04.Dec`10 CD4=626                     VL=0
15.Sep`11                                   VL=93
17.Nov`11                                   VL=0
05/26 .Jul`12 CD4=713                 VL=0
28.Nov`12 CD4=916                     VL=0
09.May`13                                 VL=0

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Visit to the dentist
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2007, 10:32:17 AM »
SASA39, there is no one going to mess with my mouth without having their hands gloved. That's just not acceptable.

Offline SASA39

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Re: Visit to the dentist
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2007, 10:39:18 AM »
I was just tring to say that she did not give a **** , am I infected or not.And she was not puting any of her hands into my mouths.
Did everything with instruments.
Oct.     `06.  CD4=58  ?    %       VL not perform. ?!?
25.Dec.`06.         203       14        VL= 0
29.May.`07.    broken device        VL=1363
20.June`07     broken device        VL=0
25.Dec `07  CD4=582                  VL=70
14.May `08  CD4=448
29.July `08                                  VL=0
26.Nov `08  CD4=674                    VL=179
16.Mar `09  CD4=554                    VL=0
19.Jan`10 CD4=715               
03.Mar`10                                    VL=0
24.Aug`10 CD4=524                     VL=0
04.Dec`10 CD4=626                     VL=0
15.Sep`11                                   VL=93
17.Nov`11                                   VL=0
05/26 .Jul`12 CD4=713                 VL=0
28.Nov`12 CD4=916                     VL=0
09.May`13                                 VL=0

Offline racingmind

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Re: Visit to the dentist
« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2007, 10:55:54 AM »
I'm not sure I would be too confident in a dentist that would not wear gloves...even to make a point that they "don't care".  That's just stupid.
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11/06: CD4: 405 (28%) VL: 124,324
12/06: CD4: 450 (29%) VL: 114,600
1/07: CD4: 440 (27%) VL: 75,286
3/07: CD4: 459 (30%) VL: 44,860
5/07: CD4: 353 (24%) VL: 50,852
7/07: CD4: 437 (29%) VL: 39,475
9/07: CD4: 237 (32%) VL: 372,774
10/07: CD4: 324 (27%) VL: 115,454 
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12/08: CD4: 619 (36%) VL: undetectable
3/09: CD4: 802 (38%) VL: undetectable
7/09: CD4: 1027 (43%) VL: not tested
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Offline SASA39

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Re: Visit to the dentist
« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2007, 10:57:01 AM »
Beter some than none.But she is good!
Oct.     `06.  CD4=58  ?    %       VL not perform. ?!?
25.Dec.`06.         203       14        VL= 0
29.May.`07.    broken device        VL=1363
20.June`07     broken device        VL=0
25.Dec `07  CD4=582                  VL=70
14.May `08  CD4=448
29.July `08                                  VL=0
26.Nov `08  CD4=674                    VL=179
16.Mar `09  CD4=554                    VL=0
19.Jan`10 CD4=715               
03.Mar`10                                    VL=0
24.Aug`10 CD4=524                     VL=0
04.Dec`10 CD4=626                     VL=0
15.Sep`11                                   VL=93
17.Nov`11                                   VL=0
05/26 .Jul`12 CD4=713                 VL=0
28.Nov`12 CD4=916                     VL=0
09.May`13                                 VL=0

 


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