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Can Pregnancy Prolong The Development Of Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...If they are not infected, the mother's antibodies will eventually disappear. The babies will test negative after about 12 to 18 months. What About the Mother's Health? Recent studies show that HIV-positive women who get pregnant do not get any sicker than those who are not pregnant. Becoming pregnant is not dangerous to the health of an HIV-infected woman. This is true even if the mother breast-feeds her newborn for a full term (2...
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unprotected sex in pregnancy

Dear Dr. Bob, I had an unptotected sex when 5-month pregnant and since then I have been seriously worried about my hiv status. I was tested several times - at 2, 3 and 4 month point (the 4-month test taken 14 days after the childbirth), all tests...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your unborn child at risk for STDs, including HIV. Fortunately your HIV-antibody tests out to four months have been negative. Pregnancy does not alter the HIV seroconversion window timeframe. Dr. Bob Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...also carry HIV. Infection during pregnancy, childbirth, or breast-feeding (mother-to-infant transmission). Any woman who is pregnant or considering becoming pregnant and thinks she may have been exposed to HIVeven if the exposure occurred years... Read more »

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...his unprotected exposures while maximizing your chances for pregnancy. I'll reprint some information about magnetic couples and pregnancy below for our readers.Good luck!Dr. BobChildren and aids (SPERM WASHING) (PREGNANCY) (POSITIVE PREGNANCY)... Read more »

Follow-up:Unprotected sex in pregnancy

Dear Dr. Bobthanks for your response. I feel much much worse after I read it, however. I am really sorry I misspelt "Unprotected" and from what I wrote you could guess I am really really REALLY sorry that I threatened my child. I am not a native...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...including acute or primary HIV-1 infection. The assay may also be used as an aid in the diagnosis of HIV-1/HIV-2 infection in pregnant women. An ARCHITECT HIV Ag/Ab Combo reactive result does not distinguish between the detection of HIV p24... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Women Who Become Pregnant Less Likely to Develop AIDS, Die of AIDS-Related Causes, Study Says

... HIV-positive women who become pregnant are less likely to develop AIDS or die of AIDS-related causes than HIV-positive women who do not become pregnant, according to Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infection and Pregnancy Status Among Adults Attending Voluntary Counseling and Testing in Two Developing Countries

...also reported intention to reproduce before learning their serostatus would be less likely than uninfected participants to be pregnant or to have a pregnant partner 6 months post-VCT. All participants included in this analysis were drawn from the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Pregnant Women Who Receive Tenofovir, Emtricitabine During Childbirth Have Decreased Risk of Developing Drug Resistance, Study Says

... HIV-positive women who are pregnant and receive the antiretrovirals tenofovir and emtricitabine during childbirth could reduce the risk of developing resistance Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Majority of HIV-Positive Pregnant Women in Developing World Lack Access to PMTCT Services, Report Says

... Two-thirds of HIV-positive pregnant women in the developing world do not have access to treatment to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission, which could lead to Read more »
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My HI poz gf is pregnant!! plz help!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...im not sure what to do my gf is poz and a litle while ago the condom broke and now shes pregnant is she safe? is the baby? am i? shes really scared that im going to leav her we dont have insurense and i dont know if i can Read more »

pregnacy during ure period

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...if u have unprotected sex during ure period can u get pregnant? Read more »

Getting Pregnant

Posted by orange01, 2 Replies
...I am looking for advice. My boyfriend and I are HIV +. We have been talking about the possiblity of having a baby. I am taking atripla and he is not on any meds right now. I Read more »

New meds in development

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...news release and backgrounder from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America regarding the 83 new medicines in development to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS. It is good news. Here's the release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 83 NEW... Read more »