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Hiv Positive Women When Did They Know

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing this trend, we must have a thorough understanding of the unique issues that affect women living with HIV infection. To date, the medical community has focused a large amount of its research efforts on HIV/AIDS in men. 1 ,2 However, both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have...
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Sex with HIV Positive Women

Doctor..Thanks for caring and helping so many people.I was in a relationship for 3 months with HIV (unknow to them) and our relationship ended with this HIV positive news.I have have both HIV EIA tests and RNA PCR tests at 6 weeks and 12 weeks past...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Given the fact that both antibody and HIV RNA tests are negative at 6 weeks and 3 months, it is extremely unlikely that you have HIV infection. Given the fact that you have had serial RNA tests, the recommended HIV antibody test at 6 months is... Read more »


Hello Doc, I am really worried. I had unprotected sex (on 14 Feb 2010) with my ex-girl. We broke up and 8 months later she was tested positive for hiv (12 Oct 2010). She told me this recently about her status and that I should take a test too...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,At this point there is no way to know if your ex was positively charged at the time of your last unprotected shag in February 2010. Consequently, HIV testing is definitely warranted. Get counseling if necessary, but do get HIV tested. When it... Read more »

False Positive Results in Pregnant Women

I am 9 weeks pregnant with my second child and have been with the same partner for 8 years. During my first pregnancy, I was test for the HIV virus and was negative (this was five years ago.) Neither my husband or I have been exposed to the virus...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
False positive results occur commonly with the Elisa test which is the reason a western blot test is performed if the Elisa test is positive; the western blot test is very sensitive and specific; if the western blot test is performed correctly fals... Read more »

hep c positive women and invitro treatment

I have been diagnosed with hep c while undergoing checks for in-vitro treatment. At the same time we have received a letter from Chelsea and Westminster Hospital that they can do in-vitro despite my hep C (we have funds from NHS for two treatments)....
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
Interferon and ribavirin are not safe medications to take during pregancy. These medications can last in the body for a long time so it is recommended that a person wait at least 6 months after stopping these medications to become pregant. I... Read more »
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positive women webBoard

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm posting on this board to let people know that l've also added a webBoard to my site so perhpaps you'd also like to go there and make contact with people.
The HIV AIDS Documentrary web site is a series of... Read more »

Sorry for the post... but needed to know! Symptoms and Being positive !

Posted by nikhil, 2 Replies
Hi Guys,

I am in a scared situation now, Had an encounter with a csw 28 days ago. I used condom for protection, had oral and Vaginal. She I dount had Bacterial vaginosis, because she had a strong bad odour, I was intoxicated and never cared. This... Read more »

Childbirth Ed for HIV positive women

Posted by Anonymous
The Sister's Upper Room is an Alternative Women's Health practice in Harlem that offers both traditional and holistic services to women. In addition we offer Women's healthcare workshops and specialized Women's health classes, specific to women's... Read more »

HIV Positive Women Needed For Study $

Posted by sarahjames
Market Research Co looking for Hiv Positive women for a focus group, this Thursday February 21st. Particpants will receive $125 for 90 mins of their time. Various times availabe
Please call Sarah James Tel No 310 428 8825. Read more »