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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

...information about HIV infection and AIDS, how to talk with their parents or other trusted adults about HIV and AIDS, how to reduce and eliminate risk factors, how to talk with a potential partner about risk factors, where to get tested for HIV, and how to use a condom correctly. Information should also include the concept that abstinence is the only 100% effective way to avoid infection. Poverty and Out-of-School Youth Nearly 1 in 4 African...
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Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
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 »

pregnancy and inconclusive HIV WB test (PREGNANCY) (INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT, 2008)

Hi - I've read through this forum: http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/safesex/Current/Q196044.html and didn't quite seem to find my answer. I am currently 14 weeks pregnant with my second child (Ive had miscarriages before and after my first...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...antibodies, but rather checks for a piece of the HIV virus itself. I'll repost some information about indeterminate HIV testing and pregnancy below. If in the very unlikely case you test positive for both the supplemental HIV tests and... Read more »

HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, I have been sexually active for over two years now. I got tested two years ago and it came back indeterminate so I got a more accurate test which came back negative. I am now pregnant with a different man so at the first OBGYN appointment I got...
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 »

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 »
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AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

...active women to measure injection drug use, sexual behaviors, and rates of HIV testing, as well as sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy. The demonstration projects increased condom use and resulted in the RAPP intervention package, which... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Having a Baby When You're HIV Positive

...he submits a semen specimen to the laboratory. The sperm from that specimen is cryopreserved and the rest of the specimen is tested for virus. If we detect any virus, the sperm are discarded. It's not a matter of how much virus can you wash... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Read more »
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research on HIV & pregnancy

Posted by doccnm
...Research Study Are you pregnant or have you recently had a baby? Are you HIV positive? Participants needed to share their experience of being HIV positive and Read more »

Noni Juice

Posted by Lilly, 10 Replies
I am wondering if anyone has had an experiences with Noni Juice, either good or bad? I am looking for an alternative way to build my counts up alittle and have read some good things about it but would really like to hear an unbiased opinion......... Read more »

Pregnancy & HIV Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've heard that pregnancy can cause a false positive HIV result. Is that true? I'm pregnant, and i was tested a little over 3 months since my last unprotected sexual encounter. The result was negative. Should I test again or is 3 months Read more »

pregnancy and HIV

Posted by footeard, 1 Reply
...prior to HAART has never gone over 4,000. Currently VL is I was wondering if anyone shares an experienece similar to mine with pregnancy or has known anybody who has taken any of the meds I am taking during pregnancy for the entire pregnancy... Read more »