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Hiv Antibody And Pregnancy

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Rhogam shot and antibodies POSSIBLE PREGNANCY HIV EXPOSURE PLS HELP

Dear Dr. Bob, 1) If my pregnant wife decides to get tested for HIV will the fact that she received a Rhogam shot to inhibit antibody production due to the RH- blood affect the HIV Elisa test ??? i.e., Does the Rhogam shot affect the production of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. No, Rhogam will not affect HIV ELISA test results, nor will it affect the production of HIV antibodies.2. Pregnant or not, an HIV antibody test (such as an ELISA) should be the first test to screen for HIV. All positive ELISA tests require... Read more »

can pregnancy (immunosuppression) delay HIV antibody production?

Dr. Bob I respect you very much and trust your opinion...PLEASE HELP...I had an exposure 5 1/2... Read more »
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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 »
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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 »
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Presence of Binding Antibodies in Genital Secretions of High-Risk, HIV-Uninfected Women Offers Possible Explanation of "HIV Immunity" Enigma

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
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HIV and Pregnancy -- Keeping Yourself and Your Baby Healthy

Photo © Jani Bryson. Well, as you suspected, your pregnancy test is positive. Congratulations! Pregnancy can be an exciting time, and a really wonderful experience. Of course, now that you're expecting, you probably have lots of questions, some... 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 »

Pregnancy after negative 3 month test?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had a risky encounter a while back (cunnilingus, and brief rubbing unprotected penis against wet vulva, and brief unprotected vaginal sex before putting on condom - with an Asian sex worker of unknown HIV status - in Asia). After testing negative... 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 »