Maternal To Fetal Hiv Transmission
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Rapid HIV Testing and Prevention of Perinatal HIV Transmission in High-Risk Maternity Hospitals in St. Petersburg, RussiaTo evaluate the effectiveness of an HIV rapid testing (RT) program, the researchers offered point-of-care RT -- including antiretroviral prophylaxis for positive women and their infants -- to pregnant women with no or incomplete HIV testing results... Read more »
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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question.An infected mother can transmit the virus to her baby one of three ways. First is during pregnancy itself, since the virus can pass through theplacenta, and go directly into the fetus. Second, transmission could... Read more »
Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicineHPV or human papilloma virus is a virus that is sexually transmitted and is associated with genital warts and cervical cancer. I am glad to hear that you have had such good follow up by your gynecologist.You need to ask your gynecologist about your... Read more »
University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolWhile we know that HIV transmission can occur during gestation, delivery, or after birth through brest feeding, the precise mechanisms of viral transfer are unknown. However, risk of infection increases as the placenta ages or with conditions (e.g.,... Read more »
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Posted by health2010, 1 Replyis it true that an hiv test is invalid if the blood drawn for the test is among several drawings of blood duirng the same session for other tests? Read more »
Posted by bartleby, 2 RepliesBefore you worry your head off about HIV, please make sure you understand some basics to see if you if you were at risk.
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI need to ascess my risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. 6 days ago, I met up with this man that I had chatted to online and we had unprotected sex.
There was a lot of open mouth kissing and fondling. He proceeded to masturbate... Read more »
Posted by neibet, 1 ReplyWhat is the risk of HIV transmission through the exposure of an open wound to vaginal secretions.
Assuming i am having a back massage and i have an open injury on my back and the masseuse was sitting naked in my back with her vagina in direct... Read more »
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