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I Am Pregnant And Scared To Get Hiv Results

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Help! Scared Pregnant Women with an Equivical HIV Test.

I had an HIV test as required for my pregnancy. The test came back equivical or basically a dud. My. Doctor said that it was not negative and it was not positive either. After talking to specialists, he decided not to repeat the Western Blot, which...
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 is very important to know just what tests were performed and what the exact results were. I assume a screening antibody ELISA test was performed and based on those results a western blot was then performed. I can't comment on the... Read more »

Pregnant and scared to test for HIV

Ok, so I am 6 weeks pregnant and trembling at the thought of finding out I am HIV positive. I... 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 »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Regional Differences in HIV Trends in The Gambia: Results From Sentinel Surveillance Among Pregnant Women

The current study compared the seroprevalence of HIV-1 and HIV-2 in pregnant women in The Gambia between May 2000 and August 2001 with the seroprevalence of the viruses in 1993-1995. The earlier survey found HIV-1 at 0.6 percent and HIV-2 at 1.1... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wales: Rise in HIV Cases Prompts Tests for Pregnant Women

Advocates are stepping up the battle against HIV/AIDS in Wales amid fears that the number of new cases has doubled in the last 12 months. The latest National Assembly figures show there were 45 new HIV cases in 2000, raising the total by 7.5... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Lopinavir/Ritonavir in Pregnancy: Results From a Systematic Review

Pharmacokinetic studies suggesting that pregnant women experience declines in lopinavir/r levels in the third trimester have led to differing dosing guidelines. BHIVA do not recommend increasing the standard 400/100 mg twice daily dosing in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Provider-Initiated HIV Testing Programs in Zimbabwe Increasing Number of Pregnant Women Seeking Testing, Counseling, Health Minister Says

An increasing number of women in Zimbabwe are receiving HIV tests and counseling as a result of the country's provider-initiated testing and counseling programs, Minister of Health and Child Welfare David Parirenyatwa said recently, The Herald ... Read more »
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Pregnant & Scared --Support Needed--

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I just found out I'm pregnant and while I'm so happy to be able to have the child I thought would never happen due to my hiv status . I'm also scared of the unknown. I would love to talk to others who have experianced the same things..please feel... Read more »

scared and alone. Waiting for results

Posted by terriblyscared, 2 Replies
Hi

I'm a female and I had unprotected oral sex with a male. He ejaculated in my mouth. No swallowing. Vaginal sex protected. within 3 days i had chills, coughing, sneezing. I lost my voice even though my throat wasnt sore when swallowing food or... Read more »

Scared by delayed test results!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
On January 8, I had an anonymous HIV test done at a aids network office. The test results were supposed to be back after two weeks, and are normally only available on Thursdays. Today was week three and they are still not back. The staff keeps... Read more »

Results have scared me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

Hi,

I am right now going through a lot. Two years ago I went for an HIV test. The results were: MEIA reactive, EIA supplimental nonreactive, P24 antigen nonreactive, Western Blot nonreactive. My family doctor gave me these results and told me to get... Read more »