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Will a baby affect my condition & no.s??
Jan 24, 2003

I have been positive for the last 2yrs 2months,my vl has remained less than 50 ever since and my cd4 is currently 754.Not yet on meds. Been thinking of having a baby this year. Will this affect my numbers and general condition?

Response from Dr. Jackson

Pregnancy has not been shown to cause a worsening in your clinical condition associated with HIV infection. It is very unlikely that your baby would become infected with your low viral load, but I recommend you receive antiretroviral therapy should you become pregnant to further decrease the risk.


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