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Hiv Symptoms Newborns

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Ask the Experts

hiv in newborn

is it possible for a child to be born with hiv, and without taking any kind of medication to live for 12 years or more without developing any kind of symptoms or disease?...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Yes, it is possible, although most HIV-infected children will show symptoms of infection prior to 12 years of age.KLKatherine Luzuriaga, M.D.... Read more »

life span of hiv newborn accorging to NPHRC

In an article from NPHRC named Infants,children & Hiv (just the facts,nov 99),It was mentioned... Read more »

Poz Uncle Wants to See Sisters Newborn

My sister gave birth april 2000. I was diagnosed february 2000 with cd4 104 and vl 62,000 and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children Who Begin Combination Antiretroviral Treatment As Newborns Show Lower HIV Levels at Four Years Old, Study Says

Infants who receive combination antiretroviral treatment before three months of age are two times as likely to have low HIV blood levels at age four, compared with infants who began antiretroviral therapy later, according to a study published in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

On the Radar: Newborn HIV Cases in Indiana

During the past 2.5 years, eight Indiana newborns have tested positive for HIV, an increase of 400 percent, according to officials with the Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis. In response, a group of agencies is launching the "One Test, Two... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Governor Signs Bill Requiring HIV Tests for Newborns

On Friday, Gov. Rod Blagojevich signed legislation requiring HIV testing for every newborn baby in Illinois when the status of the mother is not known. The law takes effect immediately. In 2004, the state created a voluntary testing program,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Circumcising Newborn Males Cost Effective Strategy for HIV Prevention, Rwandan Study Finds

Performing circumcisions on newborn boys to lower their risk for HIV infection later in life is more cost-effective than adolescent or adult circumcision, according to researchers at Rwanda's health ministry, Reuters reports. The findings,... Read more »
Connect With Others

Do all newborns in us get tested for Hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Do they automatically test newborns for hiv in the us? 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 »

initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »

HIV Symptoms does not indicate HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive.

I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for the risks, symptoms, exposure rates,... Read more »