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Hiv And Pregnancy Guidelines

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HIV i-Base

New BHIVA Guidelines: HIV-Positive Adults and HIV & Pregnancy

In April 2012, the British HIV Association (BHIVA) published two new clinical guidelines: Treatment of HIV-1 positive adults with antiretroviral therapy (2012) Management of HIV infection in pregnant women (2012) The new adult treatment... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Releases Draft Guidelines for Latex Condoms; Packages Would Say They "Greatly Reduce But Do Not Eliminate" Risk of HIV, Pregnancy

FDA on Thursday published a draft guidance document for latex condom manufacturers and opened a 90-day public comment period on the regulations, including a proposal to require labels to state that condoms "greatly reduce, but do not eliminate,"... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Draft BHIVA Pregnancy Guidelines Online for Comment Until 5 March

The British HIV Association (BHIVA) Guidelines for the management of HIV infection in pregnant women 2012 are now online in draft. The overall purpose of these guidelines is to provide guidance on best clinical practice in the treatment and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, the safest and most effective way involves sperm washing and in vitro fertilization. See below.Dr. BobArtificial Insemination vs. In Vitro Fertilization Feb 25, 2010Hi Dr. Bob,My question is about starting a family through artificial... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm sorry to hear about your boyfriend's recent HIV diagnosis. Regarding your risk, I suggest you read through the information in the archives of this forum in the chapters dedicated to magnetic couples, HIV-sexual prevention and... Read more »

Children and aids (SPERM WASHING) (PREGNANCY) (POSITIVE PREGNANCY)

I was wondering if a man who has AIDs is able to impregnate his wife safely...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes. A variety of techniques have been developed to significantly reduce the possibility of transmitting HIV to a wife or fetus. These techniques involve sperm washing and in vitro fertilization. See below.Good luck.Dr. BobPlease help me... Read more »

Some guidelines doing more harm than good (update)

Dear Dr. Wohl:Please accept this more substantiated (and hopefully less critical) version of the message I submitted yesterday under the same title. I do value the work of the experts who assist with sites like The Body and appreciate that these...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I agree that each case of exposure requires an assessment of risk. In your case that was done. Even though the risk was extremely low to nil, you were seen at clinics, examined (presumably), and then tested (repeatedly) despite your incredibly low... Read more »
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HIV drugs and pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous
Hi there,
I've been reading through the posts and hope that I am not intruding with my post here. I am doing research for a film on antiretroviral drug treatments for HIV pregnant women and for children. When I started I thought that the options... Read more »

Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelin

Posted by Anonymous
Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelines Panel

The Panel on Clinical Practices for Treatment of HIV Infection is seeking nominations for a community representative to serve a 3-year term on their Adult Guidelines Panel. The ideal... Read more »

July 17,2001 Draft HIV CTR Guidelines

Posted by Anonymous
Guys
Here below is what the DRAFT on the 17 July is about. Hope you find it's interesting.
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5.4 Follow-up Testing in Clients with Negative HIV Test Results
Decisions about the timing and... Read more »

Are The Guide-lines Different?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
When someone has had an exposure with someone who is know to be HIV postive is the window period different? Because, I notice lots of people who have talked about testing longer like health care worker etc. when they no they have been exposed? I... Read more »