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Hiv Teratogen

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
Ask the Experts

meds effect on dna and teratogenic risks

Dear Doctor, Perhaps you could clear up the picture for me, for I find myself in a very difficult place. My husband and I would like to have a child, and we are both hiv negative. Two years ago, my husband underwent PEP with combivir and...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
There is no data to suggest there is any long term risk to a fetus from individuals taking post exposure prophylaxis (PEP). For precautionary reasons in clinical trials with sustiva (efavirenz), we usually recommend that men do not impregnate... Read more »


I would like to know if long term use of Atripla use causes cancer?
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...emtricitabine), have not been associated with an increase risk of developing any specific type of cancer. On the other hand, HIV in general has been associated with an increased incidence of some malignancies. Epidemiologic studies have... Read more »

effects of ribavirin on HIV pregnant woman on ARV therapy

An HIV-infected woman on ARV therapy got pregnant from her husband who has HBV and HCV Infection and is on treatment with peg-interferon and ribavirin. She is now 8 weeks pregnant. What is your advice to them?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...safest, but the most important thing is for the mother to receive effective therapy. Second, the peg-interferon is potentially teratogenic, but can be used in pregnancy if the beenfits outweigh the risks. Here, I do not think we should be... Read more »

HIV prophylaxis during pregnancy

I am a healthcare worker who was recently had a needlestick from an HIV positive patient. My exposure was a pin prick through a glove with a large bore needle, with very little bleeding when attempted to bleed it. I am also in the early stages of...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...inhibitors during pregnancy and suggest that all are generally safe and well tolerated in this setting, with no obvious risk of teratogenicity. Good luck, BY Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Important Information About Viracept

... Viracept (nelfinavir mesylate) is a protease inhibitor antiretroviral medicine used in combination with other anti-HIV medications to treat infection with HIV. It is approved for use in adults and in children older than 2 years of age who are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

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HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on Other POZ blogz on Read more »