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Clinical Assessment For Pregnant Woman

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Women and HIV

How Serious Is HIV for Women? What Do Women Need to Know? What Do Researchers Need to Know? Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Women? Only 7% of AIDS cases reported in 1985 in the U.S. were women and girls. That percentage grew to 27% in 2007 and appears stable through 2012. About 80% of women are infected through sex with an HIV-infected man (often an injection drug user), and many through injection drug use...
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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- 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 »

risk assessment

5 weeks ago I had sex with a hot gay , there wasn't any intercourse no oral . I just robbed my penis on his anus then between his legs which made a sore feeling on tip of my penis , and then he gave me hand job , I didn't see if he had cum...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
I'm very sorry to hear about your discomfort. As you found out, it's very important to be as honest and detailed when you're seeking medical advice. This will make sure that your medical providers are able to give you the best help... Read more »

woman to woman oral transmission (WOMAN to WOMAN)

In all the posts that I've read there's nothing about woman to woman HIV oral transmission. I'm going out of my mind with worry and was wondering if you could PLEASE give me your honest opinion.About 6 months ago I had oral sex with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Cunnilingus carries a negligible risk for HIV transmission, whether it's woman-on-woman or man-on-woman. If you're worried, a single rapid HIV test will give you a definitive answer in as few as 20 minutes. The odds you are negative... Read more »
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Please assess my real risk

Posted by jambo, 2 Replies
Hi All

This is my first post. I have sent many questions to Dr bob but never got his reply, so thought of posting it to this forum, maybe for some assurance, or maybe for some real advice. Thank you for your responses in advance.

Are my fear... 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 »

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 »

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 »