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Is Untreated Herpes Harmful To Fetus During Pregnancy

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Drug abuse and the effects to the fetus during pregnancy

I have been seeing this guy for about 8 months. He promised me that he quit drugs, and I believed him. I am now pregnant and I found out he was doing marijauna and cocaine. I don't do any drugs, but is there anyway that it could harm the baby...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.You will find a lot of information on substance abuse in pregnant women, and the effects of recreational drugs on the fetus in pregnant women who are using drugs. However, there is much less information on how these... Read more »

he's on sustiva can it harm a fetus?

My husband and i both are hiv+ i am taking crixivan, zerit & epivir. He's on sustiva and... Read more »

HHV-8 (Kaposi's sarcoma virus) and Pregnancy; What risk is there to a fetus?

I have a question related to HHV-8 and transmitting this virus during pregnancy to the fetus.Years... Read more »
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HAART and the Safety of the Fetus

In high-income countries, the widespread availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has dramatically decreased deaths from AIDS-related infections. As a result, HIV positive people in these countries are generally living longer,... Read more »
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WHO Warns Gonorrhea Might Soon Become Untreatable

Today in Manila, the World Health Organization met with public health experts to devise an action plan for addressing the growing threat of drug-resistant gonorrhea. Improper use of antibiotics to treat gonorrhea has resulted in resistance to... Read more »
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Untreated HIV Associated With Less-"Elastic" Arteries, Raising Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

The heart and coronary artery --> We know all too well that HIV causes bad things to happen in your body. But lately, we've seen increasing evidence that it particularly affects your heart. A new study published in the September 2009 issue of... Read more »
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You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

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? regarding Hep C and pregnancy

Posted by stevetrip, 2 Replies
Can a guy living with Hepatitus C and passes it to his wife will his baby be born with Hepatitus C? Read more »

pregnancy and HIV

Posted by footeard, 1 Reply
Hi, I have been positive since 1987 and my husband is negative. I am 30 years old. We will be trying to concieve and have a baby in July. I am currently on D4T, Viramune and DDI. I was on AZT monotherapy from 92-94 at 300 mg a day so likely am... Read more »

Informacion para gente con HSV-2 (Herpes)

Posted by ruans, 1 Reply
Esta informacion es importante para personas con herpes 2, ya q yo no lo sabia y yo tengo herpes en el area pubica..pues lo contraje con proteccion y esta area asi NO HAYA ULCERAS es puerta de entrada para HIV.

"Herpes is marked by recurring... Read more »

Coinfeccion con Herpes y Periodo Ventana

Posted by Laztana, 1 Reply
Hola,muy buenas,despues de una relacion de riesgo tengo un test vih negativo a las 12 semanas, el tema es que creo que en la
misma relacion me contagie de un herpes labial, el periodo ventana de 3 meses es valido en caso de coinfeccion de herpes y... Read more »