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Can An Hiv Positive Woman Get Pregnant

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The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Single Woman or HIV-Positive Woman in Same-Sex Relationship (Serodiscordant or Seroconcordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ single woman or an HIV+ woman in a same-sex relationship seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Woman and HIV-Positive Man (Seroconcordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ woman and an HIV+ man seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will help you understand what might be... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Woman and HIV-Negative Man (Serodiscordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ woman and an HIV-negative man seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will help you understand what... Read more »
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HIV TEST RESULT IN 12 WEEK PREGNANT WOMAN

I AM 12 WEEKS PREGNANT, MY HIV TEST RESULT INDICATED 280 WHAT IS THE MEANING...
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
I have no idea what that means. HIV testing is usually performed first with a screening antibody test, and if positive, a confirmatory western blot test which should also be positive.... Read more »

HIV- woman gets pregnant by man with AIDS

I'm involved in a situation where the woman became pregnant by a man with AIDS. So far, she has tested negative. She is due late July and I have heard that even though she is HIV- right now, that during labor/birth, she may "cross...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
The most common test used to screen for HIV infection screens for the presence of HIV antibodies in the blood. After exposure, it can take at least 6 weeks (sometimes longer), to make sufficient antibodies to be detected by the test. This is why we... Read more »

HIV (Pregnant Woman)

Dear Doctor,My girlfriend is pregnant past 8 months.We did test for HIV in a well reputated hospital in August and fairly it was negative.But after having test she went to her mother house.There she went to a district hospital as a place is not well...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Most likely the second test was a false-positive test due to your girlfriend's pregnancy. See below. Follow-up testing should be able to quickly sort out your wife's true HIV serostatus. Use reputable hospitals and laboratories for... Read more »

HIV positive man, negative woman, having a baby

I am positive but my girlfriend is negative, we are planning to have a baby and we believe we ve got two options. Sperm washing and using PrEP for unprotected sex. My question is to have sperm washing, what is the maximum viral load accepted? Also,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is focused on side effects of HIV treatment. You need to discuss available option with your HIV provider. In your case taking your HIV medications and having undetectable HIV levels in first step. Evaluation for any sexually transmitted... Read more »
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HIV (Pregnant Woman)

Posted by Vinay007, 1 Reply
Hi All !

My girlfriend is pregnant past 8 months.We did test for HIV in a well reputated hospital in August and fairly it was negative.But after having test she went to her mother house.There she went to a district hospital as a place is not well... Read more »

Worried pregnant woman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My boyfriend was in risk with a positive girl several times in the past, and probably infected me with HPV. Now, I am pregnant . Hes been testing for three years ( seven Elisas, always negative ). Now I am worried because of my baby. Can three... Read more »

Pregnant and HIV positive: Need support

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a 32 year old woman. I found out that I was HIV positive in 1996. I had a 2 year old son and an eight month old at the time. I am pregnant now. I have NEVER taken any medication and I have never had a detectable viral load. I do not know any... Read more »

Do thjey screen pregnant woman for hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My ex husband girlfriend is pregnant and she does not know that he has hiv. He swore to me he was careful. Will they screen her for HIV in her pregnancy? I am so freaked out. The baby is in danger and I don't want to get involved since he has... Read more »