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I Am Hiv Positive Pregnant 4 Weeks

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AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...If they are not infected, the mother's antibodies will eventually disappear. The babies will test negative after about 12 to 18 months. What About the Mother's Health? Recent studies show that HIV-positive women who get pregnant do not get any sicker than those who are not pregnant. Becoming pregnant is not dangerous to the health of an HIV-infected woman. This is true even if the mother breast-feeds her newborn for a full term (2...
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HIV Exposure, Test at 10 weeks and pregnant wife

Hi,I'm a bi-sex male and at the beginning of Sep 07 I had protected sex with a professional sex worker (male) in Newark. During the exposure I kissed his penis but have not performed oral on him without protection. I then received anal sex from the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."bi-curious"). This, of course, leads to intense feelings of guilt and anxiety. You can find many testimonials like yours in the archives of this forum.Your HIV acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent, assuming the latex condom was used... 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 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
...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 »

Safe sex (POSITIVE PREGNANCY)

My questions are: Is it advisable for couple on medication with cd4 above 150 to have unprotected sex cos we want to have baby? Does protected sex have any negative effect on anyone already on medication? Apart from condoms, are there any other form...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...archives.Dr. BobPositive PregnancyBy Vaughn Taylor and Hanna TessemaWinter 2007Many HIV-positive women are reluctant to become pregnant because they fear they will pass the virus to their fetuses or that they will become too sick or disabled to... 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

...| Taking HIV Meds The Basics I'm an HIV-positive man. Does having HIV mean I can never have children? My wife is pregnant. She's tested positive for HIV; I've tested negative. What should be our next steps? My husband is HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...drugs (including steroids or hormones)? Are you uncertain of your partner's status or is your partner HIV positive? Are you pregnant or considering becoming pregnant? Have you ever had a sexually transmitted disease (STD) ? Do you have ... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) such as Zerit (stavudine or d4T) and Videx (didanosine or ddI). Women (especially pregnant women), overweight people, and those with a long history of NRTI use are more likely to develop lactic... Read more »
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11+yrs.pos.

Posted by MEat33, 3 Replies
...I was diagnosed in 1999 @ 8 months pregnant. I was seperated from my husband for a year and was living with my (then) boyfriend. He already had 2 children from 2 previous Read more »

ANYONE OUT THERE WHO WENT THROUGH PMCT IM WORRIED!

Posted by latifah, 3 Replies
...WISH YOU ALL MANY HEALTHIER YEARS TO COME. I WAS DIAGONISED WITH HIV LAST YEAR JULY 07 WITH A cd4 COUNT 587 WHEN GOING FOR A PREGNANCY CHECKUP AND SO I DID PMCT WHICH ACCORDING TO HERE WHERE I STAY YOU ARE PUT ON MEDS ON YOUR MIDDLE SEMESTER AND... 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
...form. In New York State, people cannot be denied health insurance because they have HIV or AIDS. Why is it recommended that all pregnant women have an HIV test? HIV can be passed from mother to child during pregnancy, labor and delivery, and... Read more »