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How Does Hiv Affect Pregnancy

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Can pregnancy affect hiv results?

Exactly 4 weeks after having unprotected sex I found out that I was pregnant, and the same day I decided to take an HIV test. I took the OraQuick 1/2 HIV test, using blood. The results came negative, but I'm still worried that it can be wrong. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

Pregnancy and HIV Positive

I am pregnant with my third child and my HIV test results came back Positive (Western Blot) and HIV... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...discrimination. Stigma and discrimination are often based on fear and can happen when people don't know all the facts about HIV and pregnancy. You may face stigma because you choose to have a child. "In my culture everyone really pressures you... Read more »
Women Alive

Pregnancy & HIV -- Just the Facts Ma'am

...has been exposed to these drugs. PWA Health Group 150 W. 26th Street New York, NY 10001 Anemia in Women & Babies Pregnant HIV-positive women and their neonates may be adversely affected by a triple combination of antiretroviral... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...think about the future, some of these womenare deciding to have the babies they always wanted. HIV+ women who want to become pregnant should discuss their plans with a health care provider whois very experienced in treating women with HIV. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Women Who Become Pregnant Less Likely to Develop AIDS, Die of AIDS-Related Causes, Study Says

... HIV-positive women who become pregnant are less likely to develop AIDS or die of AIDS-related causes than HIV-positive women who do not become pregnant, according to Read more »
Connect With Others

Do they screen pregnant woman for hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...Hello, i don't know what to do . My ex husband has hiv and got his girlfriend pregnant. He told me he was being careful and I just tried to stay out of their lives. Well, now she is pregnant and DOES NOT know his Read more »

WANT to have a baby!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...undetectable (10,000) hes not positive. Can we have sex? Want to hear from other women who did this? Did it make you sicker? Was the pregnancy normal? And the baby ok? Read more »

want to have a baby, but worried

Posted by kolo, 1 Reply
...Retrovir), have reduced the mother-to-child transmission of HIV from around 25% to less than 2% in infants who are not breast-fed. Pregnant women with HIV in developed countries receive antiretroviral treatment as standard care during pregnancy... Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »