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I Am Pregnant And Scared To Get Hiv Results

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HIV...Scared (PREGNANCY AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TESTS)

Dr. Bob,My wife is preganant with our first child. She has had multiple preganancies before, even a few miscarriages. Her two initial HIV tests came out positive ELISA, indeterminate Western Blot. Her last test came out positive Western Blot. I...
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 »

Very Scared- Rare strain of HIV. Wife pregnant

Dear Doctor,Firstly, let me congratulate you on your great work.Please let me know how I can... Read more »

pregnancy , HIV fear and nightmare in kuwait

Hello Dr. Bob,First off, a huge thankyou for your work and inspriational committment to life! I'll... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe: Pregnant Teens Shun HIV Treatment for Fear of Stigmatization

...messages. Despite the country's programs to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission, some young mothers are unwilling or afraid of accessing antenatal health care. "We now test all pregnant women for HIV as part of attempts to protect the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Congo: Fearing Rejection, Pregnant Women Avoid HIV Tests

...Pregnant women in the Republic of Congo are often hesitant to be tested for HIV because of the stigma associated with AIDS and the fear of being rejected by their husbands and families, experts say. "The women are threatened by their husbands,"... Read more »
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 Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and don't feel that you have to tell everyone right away (see The Well Project's info sheet on disclosure ). But don't let fear of being judged cause you to isolate yourself and not talk to anyone. If it is hard to tell family and friends at... Read more »
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Im Not Going To Lie Im Scared Really scared

Posted by wonderboy21, 6 Replies
...tested positive a few months back and it hit hard i read all about the virus side effects you name it im reading about it.. im so scared i have so many questions..24yr old gay male who wants to raise a family some day.. i got my results back... Read more »

Scared

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...my college campus clinic and did not want to report an assualt so I just said I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend and was scared of having an STD and being pregnant. They said they did all the tests and everything was fine.... Six months... Read more »

scared still

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...they are still swollen in a month he wants to send me for a biopsy. I'm terrified. HIV crosses my mind and I try to chase the fear away with the neg test results at hand. Should I test again, as I am at the 13 weeks, or would that be irrational?... Read more »

Results have scared me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...girls. Last week I finally decided to look into this and move on with my life whether I have it or not I can't live my life in fear of the unknown. I went to my family doctor and that is when she gave me those results...I got my test done last... Read more »