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Dad Study And Hiv

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
HIV i-Base

Renal Impairment in the D:A:D Study

An analysis from the large prospective D:A:D cohort looked at patients with normal renal function at baseline and associations between renal changes and individual HIV drugs and changes in treatment, adjusting for renal and HIV related risk factors.... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Abacavir Link to Cardiovascular Events in High-Risk Patients Maintained in D:A:D Study

A poster at CROI 2014, presented by Caroline Sabin from University College London and colleagues, presented follow-up results from D:A:D since the initial findings in 2008 of a link between abacavir use and risk of myocardial infarction (MI) in... Read more »

Abacavir, Didanosine Associated With Higher Heart Attack Risk, D:A:D Study Finds

Listen to interview (30 min.): Download MP3 --> One of the most talked-about studies presented at CROI 2008 was authored by Caroline Sabin and colleagues on behalf of the large, international D:A:D cohort. 1 It focused on the impact of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV+ DAD and HIV- MOM desire CHILD

Is it possible for a HIV+ Dad that is undetectable and a HIV- Mom to have a HIV- baby? Please advise....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes. See below.Dr. BobPlease help meJun 9, 2009 Dear Dr. Frascino, I leave in Ethiopia. I am male living with HIV. My CD4 is now 450 and viral load less than 40 in ML. My problem is I have a wife who is HIV negative, who want to have a baby from... Read more »

Can a child contact HIV from a carrier who's "dads friend"? (CASUAL CONTACT, HIV BASICS)

My daughters (5) and her father, is in a relationship with a girl who is a HIV Carrier on medication. Can the virus be given to my child? I want to make sure to protect her from getting it. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First of all, there is no such thing as an "HIV carrier." Someone is either HIV positive (infected) or HIV negative (not infected).Next, HIV is not transmitted by casual conduct and you should have no fears about your daughter... Read more »

Pregnant - mom and dad infected

My sister is 4 months pregnant, HIV positive and also has hepatitis. The father of the baby also has HIV. What are the chances, realistically, that this baby will be born healthy and test negatively for either of these viruses?thanks. ...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Let's take HIV first. In the absence of antiretroviral therapy, approximately 25% of HIV positive women transmit HIV to their infants. Within any group of women, the risk of transmission varies with maternal viral load, clinical status, CD4... Read more »

Lancet cut my finger, dad has HIV

While recently checking my dads (who is HIV undetectable) blood sugar, I Scraped the side of my finger with the lancet I used on him. I am not too certain if dads blood was on the lancet, however my finger did bleed. I immediately put a alcohol...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk of HIV transmission this way is very small. First is because your dad has an undetectable viral load and we know that someone who has this decreases the risk of transmission by up to 96%. Secondly there would need to be a significant... Read more »
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Divorced hiv positive dad

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies

I am the ex wife of an hiv positive dad. He became positive after our divorce. I am having a hard time dealiing with his status. We have two very small children under 4 years old. I am afraid to leave them with him alone. He has been very... Read more »

My dad got cut by a razor at the barber

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I might sound a little paranoid now, but I am pretty worried. My dad went to get a hair cut recently and the barber was using a razor and accidently cut my dad. I am afraid that the barber used the same razor on a lot other people. Is it possible... Read more »

just found out dad has hiv/aids

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello to all of you out there, and thank you in advance for any advice or help you might give me.

I have just learned, somewhat inadvertently, that my dad is HIV positive. I suspect that he has full blown AIDS now that the HIV has been confirmed. He... Read more »

My dad is HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a 25 yr.old female and I just found out that my straight father and his girlfriend are HIV positive. Anyone want to share with me any feelings or discussions, I'm ready to talk, :(

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