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Hiv While Pregnant

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HIV on Pregnant women

What are the effects of HIV AIDS on pregnant women.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV/AIDS untreated is a direct health threat to a pregnant women as well as puts the baby at risk for acquiring HIV infection so treatment is recommended both to protect the mother's health Read more »

am hiv pregnant

.cd4 count was 260 and viral load 3000.am so worried.ive started taking combivir and kaletra.please... Read more »

HIV+ and Pregnant

I am pregnant and my CD4 count is 217, just started combivir and nevarapine. What possible side... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High Rate of HIV Found Among Pregnant Women in Luanda, Angola: Official

...Some 8.6 percent of pregnant women in Luanda carry HIV, according to a study of 500 women in the Angolan capital, UNAIDS expert Alberto Stella told a medical Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Infection: HIV Among Pregnant Women at Mexican Hospital Much Higher Than Reported Earlier

...Mexican organization that tracks AIDS cases, according to a University of California-San Diego School of Medicine study. Among 947 pregnant Mexican women in labor tested June-September 2003, the study found a 1.26 percent HIV-infection rate,... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Crixivan (Indinavir) Label Revised -- Not Recommended for HIV-Infected Pregnant Patients

...compared to postpartum. Based on these data, the Precautions Section now states that indinavir is not recommended in HIV-infected pregnant patients. Revisions to the Package Insert The following was added to the CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY: ... Read more »
The Body PRO

Session 29 State of the Art Lecture: Management of the HIV-Infected Pregnant Woman

...of the true triumphs of antiretroviral therapy. Dr. O'Sullivan reviewed the state of the art of caring for the HIV-infected pregnant patient. HIV Testing All pregnant women should be offered screening for HIV infection. At some sites, this is... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

Hiv and Pregnant

Posted by mntwana, 4 Replies
Hi is there anyone who is in the same situation as mine, i went for test on the 6th of march after i felt my body behaving diferently for few days, i felt something itching inside my body and moving from one part to another, joint pains, and... Read more »

hiv and a pregnant girl

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...if i was hiv positvie and i got a girl pregnant.......does that give her a much higher risk of contracting the virus? sorry if i seem ignorant im real scared and i dont know Read more »

HIV+ pregnant/moms?

Posted by Anonymous
...Hi there, I am a freelance journalist in Vancouver, Canada, researching HIV+ pregnant women and moms. I am looking to speak with women willing to tell their stories, talk about the issues facing + moms. My goal Read more »