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Best Way To Keep Maternal Hiv From Harming A Fetus

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Maternal hiv antibodies in the baby

Can maternal HIV antibodies protect her baby? If not why not?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Yes, to an extent, but pregnant women with detectable viral loads can also pass the virus to the fetus during pregnancy, at the time of delivery or during breast feeding. Read more »

Transmission of HIV during Pregnancy

Dear expert, I have a question pertaining the transmission of HIV from the mother to the fetus.... Read more »

Safe sex (POSITIVE PREGNANCY)

My questions are: Is it advisable for couple on medication with cd4 above 150 to have unprotected... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HAART and the Safety of the Fetus

...defects as a result of the use of the tranquilizer thalidomide, pregnant women have been especially careful about protecting the fetus from the toxicity of medicines. Some pregnant HIV positive women may be concerned about the potential effect of... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...Services Montreal (Women) Montreal, Quebec 514-495-0990 direction@casm-mtl.org netrover.com/~casm Ontario Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Strategy Toronto, Ontario 416-944-9481 1-800-743-8851 info@oahas.org www.oahas.org The Teresa... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nevirapine (Viramune)

...CD4 cells due to the risk of liver problems. Nevirapine does not appear to harm pregnant women or increase the risk to their fetus. Therefore it is considered the safest NNRTI for use by pregnant women in the first 3 months of pregnancy. If you... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...affect women living with HIV infection. To date, the medical community has focused a large amount of its research efforts on HIV/AIDS in men. 1 , 2 However, both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have suggest that,... Read more »
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Want to have a baby

Posted by Positivelyok, 5 Replies
...would like to hear from anyone who has or is currently going through a pregnancy and what it entails as it relates to being HIV positive. We are going to our regular check-up in a few months and will discuss our plans with our MD to see if this... Read more »

testing for HIV Aids: urgent pls help!

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...on the bed. the fluid must have gotten intach with my penis cuz otherwise i wdnt hav contracted ghonorrea. do you think HIV Aids virus can be that 'sly' as the ghonorrea virus have prooved to be? but for sure i din get back i.e din have sex... Read more »

can you get HIV from fingering

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...do you get aids or HIV from fingering? Read more »

hickey

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...is it possible for HIV to be transmitted by getting or giving a hickey? thanks Read more »