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Affects Of HIV/AIDS On A Baby

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Diarrhea and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Diarrhea and HIV How Does Diarrhea Affect the Body? Treating Your Diarrhea Taking Care of Yourself Diarrhea and HIV Diarrhea is one of the most common problems for people living with HIV(HIV+). It can affect as many as 80 percent of HIV+ people. While diarrheacaused by advanced HIV disease has decreased, many HIV+ people have diarrheafrom their HIV drugs. Diarrhea occurs when you have bowel movements more...
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In Tears 4th time pls answer i am afraid that i affected my baby

Dear Doctor i am male from india i had a vanigal sex with csw my condom burst i finished in her and i tested 3rd,8th week, 13th week, 15th week all are negative Here in india windows period is 6 months. my wife was pregnant i had unprotected sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Vanigal" sex? Hmm. What's that?Your negative HIV-antibody tests at 3, 8, 13 and 15 weeks would be considered by many HIV specialists to be definitive and conclusive. The odds are now astronomically in your favor that you did not... Read more »

AZT side affects on healthy baby?

My newborn baby was administered AZT the same day she was born. However my wife was found not to be HIV positive. The medication was discontinued after four days. What effect will this have on my baby whom was otherwise a healthy baby?...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
No long-term side effects have been identified thus far in babies who have received AZT to prevent HIV transmission. It is therefore unlikely that your baby's brief exposure to AZT will have any ill effects.Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.... Read more »

Will a baby affect my condition & no.s??

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?...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
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... Read more »

hiv+safe to have a baby

Hello, Im HIV positive my boyfriend is not Hiv positive we want to try for a baby i been living with Hiv for 18 years my cd4 count is 595 my viral load is in the 100's and the medicines im taking im doing very well on im taking combivir and...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
You have several good questions -- let's take them one at a time. If you are on antiretroviral medications and your viral load is < 1000, your chance of passing the virus to the baby is 1% or less. Viracept and combivir appear to be safe... Read more »
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7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »

Care home for people affected with HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
Hi All~
I don't know if this will interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those... Read more »

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
Hi All~
I don't know if this will interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those... Read more »

My Cousin and her baby have AIDS HELP!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, i am new here and i am writting because i have a HUGE problem, we just recently found out that my cousin was tested HIV positive but within the last 2 months she moved from HIV to having AIDS and she is extremelly sick. The Problem is that she... Read more »