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Abortion And Hiv Testing

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of Abortions Decreasing Among HIV-Positive Women in Belarus, Official Says

The number of HIV-positive women in Belarus who are forgoing abortions is increasing, Svyatlana Shylava, chief ob-gyn for the country's Ministry of Health, said on Tuesday, BelaPAN reports. According to Shylava, about 176 infants were born to... Read more »
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HIV-Infected U.S. Women More Likely to Abort Pregnancy Than HIV-Uninfected Women

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of the study she presented at ICAAC/IDSA... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Reproductive Health Agendas Hampered by Global Focus on HIV/AIDS Programs, Controversies Over Abortion, Other Issues, Panel Says

The global focus on HIV/AIDS initiatives and "ideological controversies" surrounding issues such as abortion have "marginalized" reproductive and sexual health in the global health agenda, according to a panel of public health experts said on Friday... Read more »
Ask the Experts

abortion/aids?

when an abortion is performed, do they usually automatically test for aids?also can having more than one abortion affect future chances for havinghealthy children? Thanks for your help...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. When a woman gets an abortion, they arenot normally tested for HIV infection. The posting, "Blood Test" discusses the circumstances that a physician would normally do HIVtesting. Depending on the state... Read more »

abortion

Hi just a quick question.. In the UK, before you have an abortion on your consultation visit they test you for everything swab wise from your vagina and then they take lots of bloods a full blood count, hiv, hepitis and syphilis. I no that because i...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiI'm sure if your results showed anything abnormal they would be obligated to tell you. You can always call and have them disclose your lab results to you.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Hiv and abortion

Can you still get an abortion when having hiv ?...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereYes, you can still have an abortion. I would certainly let your medical providers know about your condition so that they can ensure you get the best medical care available especially if your immune system is weak. Take careLHW... Read more »

abortion and HIV

Hi,Have you ever heard of anyone contracting HIV from an abortion? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope. Have you?Dr. Bob... Read more »
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abortion

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
My wife has been [posting on this board for over 2 yrs and i have come to the realization i cant handle this anymoer she has had many hiv 1 test and a antigentest nat test hiv 2 test all which were from exposures back in 91,92,93,94 her last test... Read more »

Abortion

Posted by Pointless, 2 Replies
Hi just a quick question.. In the UK, before you have an abortion on your consultation visit they test you for everything swab wise from your vagina and then they take lots of bloods a full blood count, hiv, hepitis and syphilis. I no that because i... Read more »

Test was negative at 10 weeks after hiv exposure? Can someone tell me what type of hiv test it was?

Posted by Reez79, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with woman born with hiv 4 or 5 times on July 31st. 4 days later she told me she was born with hiv. I went to the hospital that same day and got pep and took it for a month. I stopped taking it on September 9th.

I got a rapid... Read more »