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Hiv In Toddlers

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U.S. National Institutes of Health

Cholesterol Levels Elevated in Toddlers Taking Anti-HIV Drugs

Toddlers receiving anti-HIV drugs have higher cholesterol levels, on average, than do their peers who do not have HIV, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. The researchers found that cholesterol... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV "Cure" in Toddler Offers "Global Hope"

Johns Hopkins Children's Center pediatrician Dr. Deborah Persaud reported at the 2013 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections that a Mississippi toddler is "functionally cured" of HIV. Duplicating the functional cure with other... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Five Toddlers Die of AIDS in Kazakhstan After 61 Contract HIV in Medical Treatment

On Monday, a regional health official said five of at least 61 toddlers who contracted HIV during medical treatment in southern Kazakhstan have died of AIDS-related illnesses. Of about 13,000 children who received treatments including blood... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Toddler transmition of HIV

My daughter is doing foster caser for a child who may be HIV due to birth parents severe drug addiction. THe child is not potty trained, has severe nose mucus issues due to chronic infection and is a serial biter. She has bitten everyone in the...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou're right to be concerned as a grandma and rest assured this is not a way for HIV transmission to occur!HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to... Read more »

Toddler

Other then sex, and needles, could my toddler be infected in anyways? please tell me the ways, and since i wouldn't know if these things happened at daycare, and she isn't sick should i test her every 6 month or would she get sick more...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no evidence that children are at risk for infection through casual contact in school settings. HIV is still only known to be transmitted through sexual contact, needle-sharing, and from mother-to-infant. You do not need to be on the... Read more »

Toddler - Prospan

Hi, I am a weekend foster mom to an HIV child of 2,5yr from an orphanage, he is on lamivudine 150, half tab 2x pd, Stavudine 1mg 6ml 2x pd, Kaletra 2ml pd. He has had ear probs for about a year, grey mucus out of his ears, every couple months he...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting from South Africa,If you read these pages, you'll see that there's little high quality information about the interactions between proprietary (that's precisely the problem, since the ingredients are not... Read more »

My toddler

I was diagnosed with HIV in 2006, I contunie to take my meds daily. The problem is that prior to me being diagnosed with HIV, I had began to get boils on my buttocks. After having my baby and her taking the meds the first six weeks plus being tested...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Please direct your HIV questions to the HIV forum.I will say however, that I strongly doubt that your baby has HIV...Put that thought out of your head.... Read more »
Connect With Others

What to expect? An uncertain future??

Posted by zeb, 2 Replies
Hi all,

I'm a 38yo heterosexual dad of two toddlers, I found out in dec. after finding out i was cheated. The woman I was with had simultaniously an affair with a bisexual man. How could I have been that stupid...

After visiting my HIV doc he told me:... Read more »

Christian HIV persons

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear Friends

We would like to ask your prayers regarding the following:

Our ministry Grace Fellowship, has been involved for the past ten years with poor and needy people in South Africa. Recently Jesus has been directing our heart towards the plight... Read more »

My husband has HIV, I'm still waiting to find out

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Husband HIV+, I'm still waiting

On December 16, our world came crashing down around us. Routine
blood work for a physical showed my husband had low white cell
counts. His MD wanted to run another full panel and include an
HIV test, "just to be sure"... Read more »

TRANSMITTING HIV TO NEWBORN TWINS/NEED ADVISE?????

Posted by Jessie, 3 Replies
I recently had my husband come to me, upset, crying and concerned about his brothers two newborn twins and the fact that me and my husband are both HIV+. Apparently, the brother confronted my husband about being with the newborns and washing his... Read more »