Nurse's Role In Caring For Hiv Pregnant
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University of North CarolinaHello thereI think you risk is still exceedingly low and I hope the stress hasn't impacted your pregnancy too much. The reason your provider is being cautious is that she is adding the window period to the teenagers test because theoretically... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Well just because Nurse Know-it-all "considers all body fluids a risk" doesn't mean it's true. (See below.) In brief, not only saliva, but also nasal secretions, sputum, sweat, tears, urine and vomitus (all bodily fluids) are... Read more »
University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolYes, these measures are generally recommended to prevent the acquisition of CMV infection. CMV infection in pregnant women raises a lot of concern since CMV infection of the fetus is one of the most common congenital causes of certain forms of... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,I find it terribly unfortunate and a bit sad that fear has prevented you from getting appropriate monitoring and treatment for your HIV disease. I hope you realize that by not getting the care you need, you are allowing the virus to replicate... Read more »
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Posted by mntwana, 4 RepliesHi is there anyone who is in the same situation as mine, i went for test on the 6th of march after i felt my body behaving diferently for few days, i felt something itching inside my body and moving from one part to another, joint pains, and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI am a Nursing Assistant that is HIV+. All of my Coworkers know and some of the families of my residents know nd it was hard at first. I was constintly reminded that I have HIV and that I have to be extra careful. Well I was always careful and I... Read more »
Posted by Ronnie, 1 ReplyHi everyone!
So, my partner and I are both positive. He has AIDS, I'm recently seroconverted (5-04).
He suffered from some OI's in December, but he's doing well now. But, somehow I have taken on the role of caretaker. I take it upon myself to worry... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI'm a nurse working in AIDS and I am so glad to see this site! Are there any other nurses out there afraid to post? I print out stuff from the net for my patients. Its so helpful. I work in an isolated area and there are no other nurses really who... Read more »
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