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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
Thank you for your question.You will find a lot of information on substance abuse in pregnant women, and the effects of recreational drugs on the fetus in pregnant women who are using drugs. However, there is much less information on how these... 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... 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 »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HAART and the Safety of the Fetus

In high-income 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,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Intervention Programs Reduce Mother-to-Fetus Transmission in China

China's efforts to reduce mother-to-baby HIV transmission are paying off, according to Fu Wei, a senior official with the Ministry of Health. China's pilot program providing free HIV testing and counseling for pregnant women launched in 2003 in... Read more »
TheBody.com

Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on HIV Treatment Side Effects With Dr. Joel Gallant

Following is the transcript of The Body's live chat on HIV treatment side effects, which took place on Oct. 17, 2007, at 4 p.m. Eastern Time. The chat was sponsored by Gilead Sciences, Inc., moderated by The Body's editorial staff and hosted by Dr.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Philadelphia Inquirer Examines Effect of Merck's Failed International HIV Vaccine Trial on Research and Development

Merck 's decision last month to halt its international HIV vaccine trial was not a "definitive blow" to HIV vaccine research and development, but it created questions about whether research was "careening down the wrong path," the Philadelphia... Read more »
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Is Pancreatitis a symptom/effect of HIV Infection?

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Is Pancreatitis a symptom/effect of HIV Infection? Read more »

treatment to clamidia effect hiv window

Posted by mistake1, 1 Reply
My question is say the hospital had treated someone for clamidia, which is antiboitics of doxycline and a shot of peniciline would this prolong the hiv window period . thankyou Read more »

Cool video on HIV treatment side effects

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
http://aegis.healthology.com/webcast_transcript.asp?f=hiv&c=hiv_nrtisidefx&b=aegis 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

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My name is Eric, a graduate student at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. I am working on a research... Read more »