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Hiv Testing While Pregnant

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Indeterminate HIV test while Pregnant

I'm 29 years old and I am 7 months pregnant. My HIV test has come back indeterminate twice so my doctor wants me to see a blood specialist. I was tested three years ago after my last relationship and after I was with my now current husband and was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and reassurance you are looking for can be found there. See below.Dr. BobElisa Results +ve and reactive (FALSE POSITIVE ELISA AND PREGNANCY) Apr 26, 2008Dear Rob,I am 37 year old happily married man and have been married for more than eight... Read more »

Hiv testing in pregnant women

Can a pregnancy throw a hiv test off in either direction? I heard it could. Please respond waiting... Read more »

HIV testing and pregnant: URGENT

Here is my question: I have a client who is worried that she may have contracted HIV, but the test... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Efforts to Implement Routine HIV Testing Among Pregnant Women, Infants in New Jersey Should Be Supported, Editorial Says

... An effort by New Jersey Senate President Richard Codey (D) to require routine HIV testing among pregnant women and infants in the state "deserves support," a Newark Star-Ledger editorial says (Newark Star-Ledger , 3/26). Codey Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey: Worried About Stigma, Some Decry HIV Testing for Pregnant Women

...bill expected to be taken up by the Senate in the coming weeks would make New Jersey the first state to require HIV testing for pregnant women and their newborns. Unless the mother opts out, she would be tested early in the pregnancy and again in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Jersey Requires HIV Tests for Pregnant Women, Some Infants

...for Gov. Jon Corzine (D) last week while he was out of the country, signed a bill ( S 2704 ) into law that will require all pregnant women and some infants in the state to be tested for HIV unless women choose in writing to opt out of the test,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Colo. Senate Passes Bill Requiring HIV Testing for Pregnant Women

... The Colorado Senate on Wednesday approved a bill ( S.B. 179 ) requiring HIV testing for pregnant women to prevent mother-to-child-transmission of the virus, the Colorado Springs Gazette reports. The bill would make several Read more »
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Pregnancy & HIV Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've heard that pregnancy can cause a false positive HIV result. Is that true? I'm pregnant, and i was tested a little over 3 months since my last unprotected sexual encounter. The result was negative. Should I test Read more »

HIV (Pregnant Woman)

Posted by Vinay007, 1 Reply
...Hi All ! My girlfriend is pregnant past 8 months.We did test for HIV in a well reputated hospital in August and fairly it was negative.But after having test she Read more »

scared any advise

Posted by scared2008, 1 Reply
...developed Psoriasis, and my nail beds were very pale and white. i also found out around the same time that i was a couple weeks pregnant. The guy i had been with tested for me again begining of augest and test neg. Should i be worry? can u get... Read more »

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 »