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How Can Hiv Impact Pregnancy

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Ask the Experts

Longterm impact of HIV meds given during pregnancy on infant

I am working with a young HIV+ mom who took Combivir and Viramune during her pregnancy. Her Child received AZT at birth and was treatment until 2month and has consistantly tested negative. However, The child is experiencing a number of...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
The evaluation of possible long-term effects of infants' exposure to antiretroviral therapy is an area of active research and follow-up. While one group in France has reported an apparent associateion between antiviral therapy and neurologic... Read more »

I want to have a baby.

My husband and I are both HIV+. We've been on meds for 8 years. My cd4 count is 450 at the moment... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...diagnosed with HIV later in their disease than men andfewer women than men are getting HIV treatment. This can have a negative impacton women's health. Women may postpone medical care and treatment due to anumber of barriers including: ... Read more »
The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...especially true for women whose male partners refuse to use condoms . Using microbicides could save lives and have a major impact in reducing the spread of HIV. Would Microbicides Protect Against All STDs? Many of the microbicides being... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...they usually go away after a few days or weeks. But for some HIV+ people, these side effects can last longer and have a serious impact on quality of life. It's best to report GI symptoms to your health care provider to determine if they are a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Profiles Playwrights Who Highlight Impact of HIV/AIDS on Women

... The Washington Post on Friday profiled two playwrights who highlight the impact of HIV/AIDS on women in the U.S. and abroad. Although "plays dealing with AIDS are practically a subgenre of American theater Read more »
Connect With Others

Is there a Financial Impact to having HIV?

Posted by westernbear69, 1 Reply
...Just wondering what the financial impact of having hiv is in The USA. I have noticed that a few of the posts from The USA talk a lot about the financial impact. Being Read more »


Posted by kenya, 1 Reply
...smiles and laughter. we are going for a dr appointment this week. thanks to all of you; sharing your experiences has really impacted on us and each day that we wake up, we thank God for you and also pray that may all of us be strong. i know that... Read more »

Impact of maternal loss due to AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I'm finishing my doctorate in psychology and am investigating the impact of a mother's death due to AIDS on children. I am so excited about this research, and think it will really give those of us in Read more »

hiv+ Moms w/child

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, What medication has the dr put you on? How do you feel? Do you take your medication regularly? How much risk is there in having a baby? I like to thank you all for your replys in advance!! Read more »