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Hiv Transmission During Conception

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Ask the Experts


Prof Eric Daar on your podcast talked about 3 concepts of multi drug resistance.Can he kindly send me materials on that as i would like to better my knowledge about drug resistance.i am a pharmacist at one of the AirForce Hospitals in Nigeria.
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...issue. I commend you for wanting to learn more about it as pharmacists are a great help to providers in caring for people with HIV disease. I would suggest you start your search with most recent DHHS guidelines (see link). There are sections... Read more »

conception- where the father is HIV+ and the mother HIV neg.

I work as an HIV counsellor in the UK and have two pairs of sero-discordant would-be parents.... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Novel Concepts Put to the Test in Three New AIDS Vaccine Trials

...immunization, an innovative vaccine strategy and a new adjuvant, or vaccine booster. Volunteers are being recruited through NIAID's AIDS Vaccine Evaluation Group (AVEG), which includes six clinical units located in St. Louis, Nashville, Seattle,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sen. DeMint Made "Important Points," Confused "Key Concepts" About HIV Prevention in Recent Opinion Piece, Letter to Editor Says

... Although Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) made "some important points" regarding HIV prevention in a recent Washington Times opinion piece, he "also confuse[d] some key concepts," Daniel Halperin, senior researcher Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National Post Examines "Major Obstacles" to Conception for HIV-Positive Couples

...Babymaking" -- examined the "major obstacle[s]" to conception for couples in which one or both partners are HIV-positive. HIV/AIDS in Canada, where about 50,000 HIV-positive people live, is "increasingly being thought of as a chronic condition... Read more »

Reducing the Risks of Conception: Getting Pregnant When One or Both Partners Is HIV+

...the mother, the father and the baby. The chances of getting pregnant will go up and the risk of an uninfected partner getting HIV will go down if you only attempt to conceive when you are fertile. You can tell when a woman is fertile if: It's... Read more »
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Blood transmission...scared

Posted by SBGuard, 1 Reply
...told me that one of the two guys that had been in the fight that had told the paramedics that had checked him over that he had AIDS. I can't do anything with that information because in a court of law, anything he told the paramedics (whether it... Read more »


Posted by sak51
...Social and Political Sciences Department at the University of Cambridge, is currently conducting a research study focusing on HIV/AIDS stigma. He is looking for individuals interested in sharing their stories about living with HIV/AIDS.... Read more »

Want to have a baby

Posted by Positivelyok, 5 Replies
...would like to hear from anyone who has or is currently going through a pregnancy and what it entails as it relates to being HIV positive. We are going to our regular check-up in a few months and will discuss our plans with our MD to see if this... Read more »

my stress doubled..

Posted by jackass, 2 Replies
my sister (she's 10 months old) played with my tissue and there was blood on it.. my nose bleeded and I wiped it of with tissue.. after 3 hours past, she found it and played with it and also sucked her thumb while I'm not in the room.. now I'm... Read more »