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Hiv Symptoms In Child

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CAN WE ASSUME CHILDRENS ARE HIV NEGATIVE

MY CLOSEST FRIEND DIAGANOSED HIV POSITIVE,DUE TO SOCIAL STIGMA, WE ONLY KNOWS THE FACT (NOT CONFIRMED BY ANTOHER CHECK-UP)HE HAS FOUR CHILDRENS, FIRST TWO ARE MARRIED GIRLS. ONE TWENTY THREE YEARS OLD, HAVING ONE CHILD, 2 YEARS OLD. THE OTHER GIRL...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Sorry to hear about your friend.It would be strikingly unusual for a child born with HIV to have no symptoms into their 20s (or 10 for that matter); if your friend's wife is HIV negative, it's impossible Read more »

Could a child born to HIV+ Mother be HIV+ at 8 years without SYMPTOMS?

An HIV+ mother had a newborn who was put on AZT in 1995. Could that child be HIV+ now?If so, would... Read more »

HIV positive child

what are the signs and symptoms of an HIV positive child? Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...Most new drugs have been tested by comparing them to zidovudine. "Early treatment" with zidovudine was tested in people with no symptoms of HIV disease. The study showed no benefit to taking zidovudine. But zidovudine is used as part of... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

... Table of Contents The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discuss Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... For-Profit Test Sites Testing Issues for Specific Populations Pregnant Women Newborns and Children Immigrants Military Personnel Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? The... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
Connect With Others

Will a child with hiv exhibit symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If a child was born or contracted hiv as a child, would they eventually exhibit syptoms when they are older? I thought they would but read Read more »

Why are my levels so low?

Posted by ch0182, 1 Reply
...to me because I thought that if I contracted it from her then my levels should of been much higher. I have never shown any symptoms of HIV other than the initial infection a couple months after meeting her. I am very confused and a little... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...or bacterial vaginosis appears, you may be more susceptible to getting HIV infection during sex with infected partners. EARLY SYMPTOMS OF HIV INFECTION If you are like many people, you will not have any symptoms when you first become infected... Read more »

symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm very concerned for my younger brother... about 2-2 1/2 weeks ago he had sex for the first time. He's 17. Both him and his girlfriend talked about everything before having sex and both agreed that it's stupid and ridiculous to not use condoms... Read more »