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I Am 4 Weeks Hiv Positive Pregnancy

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AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...used in pregnancy and labor, and the mother does not breastfeed. Transmission rates are only 1% to 2% if the mother takes combination ARV therapy (ART). The rate is also about 2% when the mother takes AZT during the last 10-12 weeks of her pregnancy, the mother takes a single dose of nevirapine (see Fact Sheet 431 ) during labor, and the newborn takes a single dose of nevirapine within 3 days of birth. ART is becoming more available...
Ask the Experts

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...his unprotected exposures while maximizing your chances for pregnancy. I'll reprint some information about magnetic couples and pregnancy below for our readers.Good luck!Dr. BobChildren and aids (SPERM WASHING) (PREGNANCY) (POSITIVE PREGNANCY)... Read more »

Pregnancy and HIV

Being pregnant, 18 weeks, I did IFA and Western blot tests - both positive. CPR results show CD4 - 593, CD8 - 715. ALL my sexual partners (3) have negative results. How can I be +? My doctor says, she had cases when such results showed a specific...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...It would be very unlikely to have a false positive western blot test. What was the HIV viral load result? Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of this website.My psychiatrist hooked me up with a paedeatric oncologist - I think that basically means a doctor who deals with children who have cancer. I was taken through the wards and all of a sudden my problems seemed completely... 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 ANtibody test shows reactive. My test results do not show that ELISA screening was done. My last test was in 2006 with my second child and I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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

FAQs About HIV & Pregnancy From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...on it forever? Taking HIV Meds When should I stop Stocrin (efavirenz, Sustiva) if I want to get pregnant? I am 16 weeks pregnant and I was just diagnosed with HIV. My viral load is 76,000 and my CD4 count is 165. I am also anemic and... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have a... Read more »
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11+yrs.pos.

Posted by MEat33, 3 Replies
...that gave it to me..I was tested when I got married and had been with noone else until him. My husband(now EX)is NEG.. Within 6 wks. of being with the (then)boyfriend,I was striken with what I thought then to be a really bad flu or something...It... Read more »

ANYONE OUT THERE WHO WENT THROUGH PMCT IM WORRIED!

Posted by latifah, 3 Replies
...GIVEN A DROP OF NEVARAPINE SYRUP A SINGLE DOSE. I HAVE JUST COME TO REALISE HE WAS SUPPOSED TO BE GIVEN DROPS OF MEDS FOR SIX WEEKS ..IM SCARED MY CHILD MIGHT BE INFECTED COS HE WAS ONLY GIVEN A SINGLE DOSE THATS IT, HIS SEVEN MONTHS OLD WILL... Read more »

Want to have a baby

Posted by Positivelyok, 5 Replies
... We are both positive and are numbers are great. We 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... Read more »

Info from NYC dept of health? Is 4 weeks suffice?

Posted by Anonymous
...be infected. Doctors may suggest and HIV PCR test if they think a person has been infected with HIV in the past few days or weeks. Is HIV testing ever mandatory? In New York State, HIV testing is generally voluntary and cannot be done without... Read more »