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Do Doctors Test For Hiv When Your Pregnant

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Georgia Gov. Perdue Signs Bill That Would Require Doctors to Offer Pregnant Women HIV Tests

Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue (R) on Thursday signed into law a bill (HB 429 ) that would require doctors in the state to offer pregnant women HIV tests, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports ( Atlanta Journal-Constitution , 5/18). The bill,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Facing Deadline, Nevada Lawmakers Pass Proposal to Require HIV Tests for Pregnant Women

Among other actions Thursday, the Nevada Assembly approved SB 266, which requires doctors to offer pregnant women an HIV test as part of prenatal care.Back to other news for May 2007 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Gov. Davis Undecided on Whether to Sign Bill Requiring Physicians to Offer HIV Testing to Pregnant Women

California Gov. Gray Davis (D) has not yet decided whether he will sign a bill that would require physicians to offer a voluntary HIV test to all pregnant women in the state, according to Davis spokesperson Russ Lopez, the Los Angeles Times ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

pregnant and affraid of HIV test (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2009) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2009)

Hello I am a 38 year old mother of two, ages three and five. I am pregnant again and was thrown when my doctor sent me for an HIV test with my other routine blood work. I don't believe they tested me with my other pregnancy's. I started...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your fears are unwarranted. It would be extremely unlikely that you are HIV infected. I'm also fairly certain you were HIV screened during your previous pregnancies. You (and all our readers) should not fear getting HIV tested. When it... Read more »

Indeterminate result HIV test 13 weeks pregnant (PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE HIV TEST, 2011)

Hi, I'm sorry to ask this question, as I realise that there are lots of similar questions on the subject, but I wanted something a little more specific as I am so stressed out!I am 13 weeks pregnant with my second child and had my routine...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible and hence so is your chance of being HIV infected. Please note an "indeterminate" result is not a "positive" result! Pregnancy can induce nonspecific cross-reacting antibodies that can... Read more »

pregnant wife tested hiv positive and I tested negative

I have been with my wife for 13 years in an on off relationship throughout.During this period I have had a couple of relationships.My wife has recently admitted to seeing other men. Last November we hit another bad patch in our relationship and my...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
If you test negative and she tests positive, then she was not infected by you. However, you have both had other partners, so there is no room for pointing fingers of blame here. Since she is HIV positive and pregnant, she needs to take the treatment... Read more »

Pregnant and just tested positive on the routine HIV test

I am pregnant and part of the labs I had to get drawn was a HIV test. I was shocked when I came up positive. I even made them test it again, because I was sure they mislabeled a tube. Still positive. I have never used drugs and only had sex with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Allison,I'm sorry to hear about your recent positive HIV test; however, if you've had absolutely no risk exposures for HIV (no blood transfusions, sharing of intravenous drug paraphernalia, unprotected sex) other than sex with your... 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 »

Do they screen pregnant woman for hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hello,

i don't know what to do . My ex husband has hiv and got his girlfriend pregnant. He told me he was being careful and I just tried to stay out of their lives. Well, now she is pregnant and DOES NOT know his status...... He won't tell her... Read more »

Hiv and Pregnant

Posted by mntwana, 4 Replies
Hi is there anyone who is in the same situation as mine, i went for test on the 6th of march after i felt my body behaving diferently for few days, i felt something itching inside my body and moving from one part to another, joint pains, and... Read more »

Need Help with test results... Pregnant Test

Posted by lookingtolearn, 2 Replies
Hello,

I asked this questions in the Ask the Experts area but received no response so I will try you helpful people.

My wife is pregnant and during her 10 week appointment did a routine HIV screening. The results were: Repeatedly Reactive Elisa,... Read more »