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Hiv Antibody And Pregancy

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HIV Positive and Pregancy

I would like to found out possiblities of getting preganat at 40 years old. Am HIV positive and was on Atripla. I have started to prepare to getting pregant. I stopped taking Atripla medican 3 months ago for preparation. Please advise what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I agree with stopping Atripla before considering pregnancy. Sustiva (efavirenz), one of the components of Atripla, is contraindicated during pregnancy. However, you shouldn't just stop Atripla without immediately restarting an alternative... Read more »

Pregancy and HIV

Just found out that I am HIV also three mts. expected started severak meds three weeks ago viral... Read more »

Hiv and pregancy

my boyfriend and i are planning a baby but his cd4 is 890 while mine is 230. I am asymptomatoc and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Antibody That Helps Protect Women Against Pregnancy-Associated Malaria Not Present in HIV-Positive Women, Study Says

An antibody to pregnancy-associated malaria that is present in some women who have been pregnant more than once is not present in HIV-positive women, according to a study published in the May issue of PLoS Medicine , ANI/newKerala.com reports.... Read more »
International Foundation for Alternative Research in AIDS

Update on HIV Vaccines and Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies: An Interview With Dennis Burton, Ph.D. (Video)

Dennis Burton, Ph.D., is one of the most respected, invested researchers in the field of HIV vaccine research. In this interview, Burton, a professor in the Department of Immunology and Microbial Science at the Scripps Research Institute in La... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV News & Views: The Gay "Suicide Cult"; Finding Antibodies for HIV; HIV+ and Transgender; and More

HIV News & Views, May 23, 2013 - TheBody.com May 23, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription HIV/AIDS BLOG CENTRAL Dave R.: The Gay Scene and "The Biggest... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

First In-Home, Rapid HIV Antibody Test Approved for Use in U.S.

On July 3, 2011, FDA approved the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, the first over-the-counter, self-administered HIV test kit to detect the presence of antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and type 2 (HIV-2). The OraQuick In-Home HIV... Read more »
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Antibodies vs Antibodies

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read here that having herpes will not affect your hiv test. Okay so I am likely splitting hairs here but since this is my life I need to know. If I had contracted Herpes and HIV at the same time and my body began making antibodies... Read more »

connection onset ARS-symptoms and HIV-antibodies

Posted by Dutchman, 2 Replies
Hello all,
I would be very gratefull if someone (who's skilled) can tell if there is indeed a connection between the moment of onset of ARS-symptoms and the moment that HIV antibodies can be detected by a rapid HIV antigen test (Abbott Determine... Read more »

Need advice regarding my HIV antibody test

Posted by goingcrazy1000, 1 Reply
Hello:

I really need some feedback regarding my HIV antibody test I took on August 25, 2008. Here I go with my story...I am married for 12 years with three children. I made the biggest mistake of my life!! I started having an affair September 2007... Read more »

Can HIV antibodies cross react in a herpes test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi folks,
I am wondering if HIV antibodies can be mistakenly be picked up by HSV-2 IgG ELISA. This may cause false positive for HSV-2. ELISA (even for HSV-2) being a more sensitive test as compared to specific has been always known to throw in false... Read more »