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HOW MANY YEARS CAN A CHILD LIVE WITH HIV

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Flu Season and Living With HIV

Introduction What Is the Flu? How Do You Get the Flu? Who Is at Risk For the Flu? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Diagnose the Flu? How Do You Prevent the Flu? How Do You Treat the Flu Virus? How Do You Treat Flu Symptoms? What About Flu Shots? Concerns For People Living With HIV Concerns For Pregnant Women, Children and People Over 50 Introduction Influenza, or simply the flu, is a serious respiratory infection that makes...
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helping HIV+ 2 years old child

Here in Italy, some doctors says that antiretroviral therapy is a big failure and it's useless; some others say the opposite.I'm helping an orphan child affected by HIV. He lives in Nyumbani (Nairobi).I received your address by the program...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Antiretroviral therapy can be very effective in preventing HIV disease in children if a combination of antiretroviral drugs are used, and the child takes the medicine as directed. However, monotherapy is only effective for several weeks typically... Read more »

Response to 50 year old male wanting child

I live in UK with HIV pos man.I am negative. I have 15 month old twins born as a result of sperm washing (due to other issues we had to have ICSI where a single sperm is injected into the egg and then placed back). I was tested before treatment and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Yes, you're correct. If there's any doubt (none in my mind), I'd have your children tested. BY... Read more »

i am a male on ATRIPLA for a year i want a child now.

his it possible i can have children without infected my negative wife and baby?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Yes, it is possible, but you need to talk to your doctor about this.There is emerging data on the use of pre exposure prophylaxis for the HIV negative partner while the HIV-positive one has had undetectable viral load for a long time. Sperm washing... Read more »

Could a child born to HIV+ Mother be HIV+ at 8 years without SYMPTOMS?

An HIV+ mother had a newborn who was put on AZT in 1995. Could that child be HIV+ now?If so, would they be tested yearly by regular pediatrician?...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
If the baby tested negative for HIV antibody after 18 months of age, the baby is not infected.BJ... Read more »
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Hiv- Living with Hiv+ Partner for almost 2 years.

Posted by gmac5233, 5 Replies
Are their any other couples that would like to chat and share experiences? I am 34 and Hiv- & my Partner is 33 and Hiv+, we are experiencing a great life together but I have daily concerns about health issues and just day to day stuff.
We would... Read more »

HIV & Child Custody

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Does anyone know the laws regarding hiv and child custody? My ex is saying she is too afraid to let me have my kids unsupervised. That I might have a blood accident or something and not tell her or not protect them. She said that because I am... Read more »

Still living strong with HIV:Magic Johnson and his wife 20years

Posted by STDAsk, 2 Replies
Johnson,arguably the greatest NBA player of all time, Magic Johnson found out he had AIDS after a physical before the 1991-1992 season.

Recent news found he and his wife of 20 years relax on Italian getaway.The couple, who married in September 1991,... Read more »

live-in relative with HIV/AIDS

Posted by qwerty, 4 Replies
i overheard a conversation from my lil brother concerning he might have hiv/aids; he is under 18 years old but i also heard in the conversation he's been sexually involved with other boys and men. he doesnt know i heard all this and now im... Read more »