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Hiv Mother To Child Transmission

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placenta bleeding and mother-to child HIV transmission

I am 16 weeks pregnancy and I am bleeding, I understand its coming from the placenta which wants to detach from the uterus. I understand mother to child HIV transmission may occur during pregnancy. I have yet to go for HIV test and if positive will...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Not necessarily. However, I do suggest you get HIV tested without further delay. If positive, you'll need to be under the care of an HIV specialist as well as an HIV-knowledgeable Read more »

Followup on mother to child HIV antibody transmission

I guess I wasn't clear in my first post. If a mother passes HIV antibodies only to her child, then... Read more »

about new born child of HIV postive mother

my sister is tested as positive HIV while admitted for delivery day before yesterday.the girl child... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

United States to Grant $7 Million to Curb Mother-to-Child HIV/AIDS Transmission in Ethiopia

...The United States yesterday announced that it will give $7 million to fight mother-to-child HIV transmission in Ethiopia as part of the Bush administration's effort to prevent vertical transmission in developing countries, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenyan Company Signs Agreement With German Company to Make Drug to Combat AIDS, HIV Transmission From Mother to Child

...Gordon said Cosmos will be expected to produce nevirapine to be used in combination therapy treatments and to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission. Two South African companies, as well as an Egyptian maker, already produce generic versions of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Botswana Has Lowest Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Rate in Africa, Study Says

... Botswana has the lowest rate of mother-to-child HIV transmission for a breastfeeding population in Africa, according to a study by the Botswana-Harvard AIDS Institute, Mmegi Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rapid HIV Tests Highly Effective in Preventing Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in India, Study Finds

...survived and tested negative for HIV. According to the World Health Organization , there were 420,000 new HIV cases among children reported last year in India, most of which occurred through MTCT ( Montreal Gazette , 5/6). "Most Indian women do... Read more »
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very worry please help!!!

Posted by amorie223, 2 Replies
...straight to the point... i received a call from a physician telling me i have been exposed to HIV she told me i need it to get tested for HIV asap. i went to the local health dept. on July 20 received a rapid test which results Read more »

Transmission Risk?

Posted by grcboy77, 1 Reply
...Hi, Recently I rubbed a girl of unknown HIV status through her jeans. It felt a little damp. About 5 minutes later I thoughtlessly picked a pimple which bled. What is Read more »

want to have a baby, but worried

Posted by kolo, 1 Reply
...quote: Adam Legge, Monday, April 16, 2007 Antiretroviral drugs used to prevent HIV transmission from mother to child can cause genetic damage in infants that may increase their risk of developing cancer in the future, according to new research. Read more »

hiv+ Moms w/child

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, What medication has the dr put you on? How do you feel? Do you take your medication regularly? How much risk is there in having a baby? I like to thank you all for your replys in advance!! Read more »