Abortion And Hiv Testing

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Pregnancy and HIV

I have been with my wife for 8 years. We have two children 8 weeks and 16 months old. If my wife was tested for HIV at the hospital (state law)and was negative both times, would that mean that i was negative? Could transmission be avoided for this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...too. About 1.5 years after being together with her 100s of times, she got pregenant. She didn't want to keep it so she got an abortion. A week or so after the abortion she had an STD test includig HIV. She was negative for all STD's including... Read more »


when an abortion is performed, do they usually automatically test for aids?also can having more... Read more »

HIV testing

If a female were to become pregnant, but seek an abortion. Would she have to first see a doctor to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...the country have given birth to at least 1,155 infants, 129 of whom tested positive for the virus and eight of whom died of AIDS-related conditions, BelaPAN reports. Shylava said the efficiency of care that HIV-positive women receive depends on... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...ending your pregnancy because you may feel you cannot care for a child right now, or maybe there are other reasons. Having an abortion is a very personal choice. Only you can decide whether or not to continue your pregnancy. No one can force you... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PEPFAR Reauthorization Bills Should Address Increased Risk of HIV Among Women in Africa, Editorial Says

... When reauthorizing the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief , Congress should address the "cultural tragedy" that married women in Africa are at an increased risk of HIV, a Kansas Read more »
RH Reality Check

U.S. Policy Ignores the Reproductive Rights of HIV-Positive Women

...diminish prejudice and stigma against people living with HIV in the U.S. The Obama administration released the first U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy in July. The Strategy addressed head on the effects of stigma and discrimination on the health... Read more »
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What do you say to him?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...wasnt finacially ready, but I think suicide would have been my option if I would have carry this child just to here that I was HIV+and the chance my child being born with it. I herd about some people being able to have healthy kids while infected... Read more »

ARS symptoms - Do i have any hope

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...started having doubts because the last guy she dated was white thrash. She also revealed that he got her pregnant but she got an abortion. This made me even more scared. I am really freaking out now. Please can someone help me. I am really... Read more »

Am I Infected?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...toothpaste. After changing my toothpaste it never happened again. I aslo have caught the flu. And i read aroud that some symptoms of HIV are flu like symptoms. And this has gotten me real worried. My gf tested for HIV before, but this was two... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...test was 2 weeks ago hiv 1 and 2 because she is now pregnant and because she is so convinced she is hiv pos she has called for abortion information this is destroying my life and hers she has never been sick in her life she has some symptoms i... Read more »