|HIV - Baby Can They Convert?
Nov 4, 2003
I am HIV+, unknown when I was infected, found out when my baby was 2. My baby is negative. My husband is negative. I heard today that they are seeing more and more children from HIV+ mothers who test negative at birth convert to being positive when they are around ten years of age...Is there any truth into this. The source was not reliable.
| Response from Dr. Pierone
I have never heard of an uninfected child showing signs of infection at age 10 or any age. It just doesn't make sense. Please don't worry.
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