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Children On Hiv Medication And Autistic Symptoms Due To Medication

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

Table of Contents Introduction The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself Related Info Sheets by The Well Project Introduction HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discusswith their children. However it is important that all families have thisdiscussion. There are many reasons you may want to discuss HIV and AIDS withyour children: you...
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autistic/HIV

Dear Dr horwathI have spent many weeks combing the archives and cant find a case like mine.It all started in august 2003 when me and my new girlfreind both went to get rapid HIV tests (i am a 26/m/ american been living in thailand for last 18...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You have had multiple HIV tests and they have all been negative. You should believe them, and ignore that first rapid test with the ambiguous result. There may have been something wrong with the test.You should not be taking antiretrovirals. I... Read more »

New data on HIV medication in children?

I have represented a lot of Social Security disability applicants over the years. I know that in the past, there was concern about the long-term effects of HAART meds on children - who did not have a fully developed immune system when they...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am not the best person to answer that question. Younger persons with HIV infection often have a more pronounced CD4 recovery on effective ART compared to adults partly due to a larger/more functional thymus gland. Newer HIV regimens often get... Read more »

can not understand asymptomatic children with hiv

children who are asymptomatic,do they take any kind of medication at all or do they live their normal life without showing any sign of disease,or disease progression.another question concerning the so called long term surviving children,do these...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
There are some children and adults whose immune system is very effective at suppressing viral replication to undetectable levels in the absence of any medication. These children can in fact live to 12 years of age without any symptoms whatsoever.... Read more »

Life Insurance medical exam/Similar symptoms to HIV/AIDS

Hello I have 2 questions:1) What happens if an individual has been declined for life insurance due to having the HIV virus or the AIDS virus yet unaware? Does the Life Ins. Co. normally notify the individual (by mail, ph, etc?)and advise...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Usually when a person is declined coverage, either the insurance company tells him why or advises him how to get more information with respect to why coverage was denied. I do not know what disease has symptoms closest to HIV but it is probably... Read more »
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Will a child with hiv exhibit symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If a child was born or contracted hiv as a child, would they eventually exhibit syptoms when they are older? I thought they would but read somewhere that a child got it as a baby (through pregnancy) and went all the way to college before they found... Read more »

Raising Children with HIV

Posted by TwinsDad, 3 Replies
Hello ladies,

I am posting this for my wife. She is still in denial and I want to help her with some information about raising children with HIV in 2005. Thank you for your cooperation. Read more »

What do you tell your children?

Posted by Jackie_Blue, 1 Reply
I call this one of my something to think about posts. By the title I'm sure you can guess it's directed at parents that are on this board.

Call it synchronicity, every once in a while it seems a topic seems to keep catching my attention. Today it... Read more »

Symptoms Symptoms Symptoms!!!

Posted by plantation84, 1 Reply
Hey Everyone,

Ok where to start... I stood on a needle on holiday 2 months and 13 days ago. I went to the doctors in the country I am currently working in. (which also jails you and takes ur visa if you contract hiv or hep) They told me not to worry... Read more »