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Passing Hiv To Toddler

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Get the Facts
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

... Table of Contents The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discuss with their children. However it is important that all
Ask the Experts

HIV transmittal

Can you transfer the HIV virus by drooling? Example - one toddler to another toddler?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Toddler drooling is definitely not a mode of HIV transmission! Unprotected sex, yes; sharing intravenous needles, yes; blood transfusions with tainted blood, yes; mother-to-child 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 »

can you transmit hiv in others ways

i have been diagonosed as a possible elite controller i have been postive for 8 yr with an undetectable viral load and cd-4 of 700 to 800's i know these questions im gonna ask may sound gross but my toddler put my tooth brush in his/her mouth and i...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Although the risk would be extremely low, it is difficult to state what the risk might be with any certainty. Read more »

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...I can't diagnose the cause of your toddler's rash over the Internet, but I can tell you with great certainty that it was not HIV related. Likewise, your pedicure concerns are unwarranted. I'll repost below some information from the archives that... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...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 transfusions, some 7,000... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South African High Court Rules in Favor of Nursery School That Rejected HIV-Positive Toddler; Appeal Planned

...Africa's High Court on Wednesday ruled that a Johannesburg nursery school "acted reasonably" when it deferred admission to an HIV-positive four-year-old girl, South Africa's Business Day reports (Kahn, Business Day , 10/22). Karen Pereira,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Four More Toddlers Infected With HIV in Outbreak in Kyrgyzstan

...negligence. Five adults, four of whom are mothers, and 21 children are now known to be infected, said Erkin Bakiev of the regional AIDS center. Medical staff are believed to have accidentally infected the patients while giving shots and blood... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
Connect With Others

help me please

Posted by Anonymous, 16 Replies
I have been pos since Nov 03. I have been having a hard time-esp lately. I have been having lots of suicidal thoughts. I am not on any meds yet, but the things that I was using as my reasons to live are quickly depleting. There aren't very many... Read more »

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, Read more »

What to expect? An uncertain future??

Posted by zeb, 2 Replies
...stupid... After visiting my HIV doc he told me: you're not gonna die soon, with current treatment care the chance of hetting aids is almost zero. You'll see your kids graduate and I stringly suggest you to plan your life and to save money for... Read more »

Christian HIV persons

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...with the development of a prayer directed programme / Aids response. In the light of this there is an exciting opportunity for HIV POSITIVE/AIDS INFECTED BELIEVERS [MALE OR FEMALE] IN YOUR COUNTRY, to contribute personally and meaningfully to... Read more »