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Passing Hiv To Toddler

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Five Toddlers Die of AIDS in Kazakhstan After 61 Contract HIV in Medical Treatment

On Monday, a regional health official said five of at least 61 toddlers who contracted HIV during medical treatment in southern Kazakhstan have died of AIDS-related illnesses. Of about 13,000 children who received treatments including blood... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Cholesterol Levels Elevated in Toddlers Taking Anti-HIV Drugs

Toddlers receiving anti-HIV drugs have higher cholesterol levels, on average, than do their peers who do not have HIV, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. The researchers found that cholesterol... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Toddler "Functionally Cured" of HIV Infection, NIH-Supported Investigators Report

A two-year-old child born with HIV infection and treated with antiretroviral drugs beginning in the first days of life no longer has detectable levels of virus using conventional testing despite not taking HIV medication for 10 months, according to... Read more »
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Toddler transmition of HIV

My daughter is doing foster caser for a child who may be HIV due to birth parents severe drug addiction. THe child is not potty trained, has severe nose mucus issues due to chronic infection and is a serial biter. She has bitten everyone in the...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou're right to be concerned as a grandma and rest assured this is not a way for HIV transmission to occur!HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to... Read more »

Toddler - Prospan

Hi, I am a weekend foster mom to an HIV child of 2,5yr from an orphanage, he is on lamivudine 150, half tab 2x pd, Stavudine 1mg 6ml 2x pd, Kaletra 2ml pd. He has had ear probs for about a year, grey mucus out of his ears, every couple months he...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting from South Africa,If you read these pages, you'll see that there's little high quality information about the interactions between proprietary (that's precisely the problem, since the ingredients are not... Read more »

My toddler

I was diagnosed with HIV in 2006, I contunie to take my meds daily. The problem is that prior to me being diagnosed with HIV, I had began to get boils on my buttocks. After having my baby and her taking the meds the first six weeks plus being tested...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Please direct your HIV questions to the HIV forum.I will say however, that I strongly doubt that your baby has HIV...Put that thought out of your head.... Read more »

Toddler exposure?

My question may be kinda stupid but I'm not educated well with hiv or hep. Me and my three year old got out of car and a stranger dumped there drinks out of car the lady who dumped hers out had ice that splashed on me a little drop on my eye...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThanks for educating yourself and no, there is no risk of HIV transmission from what your son experienced. HIV transmission occurs when there is a direct exchange of body fluid this mainly through unprotected vaginal or anal sex or sharing... Read more »
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Passing on HIV via Saliva

Posted by SaltyWater, 2 Replies
Now I know you can't catch HIV by kissing, but imagine this scenario

You know someone is HIv and your cool with it. You know you cant catch it by french kissing, but suppose the negative person had core / cold core on the edge of his mouth, if the... Read more »

Accidentally passing on HIV

Posted by alondonlad, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with someone who could be HIV+ in November. I got tested the next day and the results came back a few weeks later as neg. I was tested again in December and got a second neg but I need to be tested again in March for a more... Read more »

How is HIV passed from one person to another?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

HIV transmission can occur when blood, semen (cum), pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum), vaginal fluid, or breast milk from an infected person enters the body of an uninfected person.
HIV can enter the body through a vein (e.g., injection drug use), the... Read more »

Is this ars Symptom? did i pass the seroconversion

Posted by merci225, 3 Replies
I had sex with a girl. We kept contact, and couple of days, she contacted me saying that she was HIV + and that i had to test.

We were not under the unflence of any drugs. She gave me fellation and our genitals were rubing. I had body fluids on my... Read more »