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Effects Of Hiv On Fetus

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Drug abuse and the effects to the fetus during pregnancy

I have been seeing this guy for about 8 months. He promised me that he quit drugs, and I believed him. I am now pregnant and I found out he was doing marijauna and cocaine. I don't do any drugs, but is there anyway that it could harm the baby...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...doctor and have your doctor monitor your baby closely during your routine prenatal visits. In addition, because the rates of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are higher among people with a history of substance abuse, it is... Read more »

he's on sustiva can it harm a fetus?

My husband and i both are hiv+ i am taking crixivan, zerit & epivir. He's on sustiva and combovir.... Read more »

What is the mode of maternal transmission to her fetus?

What is the mode of maternal transmission of HIV to her infant? Does HIV cross the placental... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HAART and the Safety of the Fetus

...countries, the widespread availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has dramatically decreased deaths from AIDS-related infections. As a result, HIV positive people in these countries are generally living longer, and some are... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Table of Contents TreatmentUpdate , February 2009

... Anti-HIV Agents The Changing Picture of HIV HAART Reduces Inflammation in the Blood But ... Treatment Interruption Uncovers Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nevirapine (Viramune)

... Fact Sheet 475 ). Nevirapine is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (a "non-nuke" or NNRTI). These drugs stop HIV from multiplying by preventing the reverse transcriptase enzyme from working. This enzyme changes HIV's genetic... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...Services Montreal (Women) Montreal, Quebec 514-495-0990 direction@casm-mtl.org netrover.com/~casm Ontario Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Strategy Toronto, Ontario 416-944-9481 1-800-743-8851 info@oahas.org www.oahas.org The Teresa... Read more »
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Want to have a baby

Posted by Positivelyok, 5 Replies
...would like to hear from anyone who has or is currently going through a pregnancy and what it entails as it relates to being HIV positive. We are going to our regular check-up in a few months and will discuss our plans with our MD to see if this... Read more »

Feeling effects of stigmatization towards HIV/AIDS

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
...Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... 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 Read more »