Pregnancy Pep And Hiv
Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Fact Sheets on HIV During Pregnancy; HIV/AIDS Web Site for Teens; AIDS Alliance Awards Senators; JAMA Article on Nonoccupational PEP"HIV During Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery, and After Birth ," AIDS info : The series of five fact sheets describe steps an HIV-positive pregnant woman can take to preserve her health and to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission. They are aimed... Read more »
Ask the Experts
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,PEP can be used during pregnancy if indicated. The best regimen depends on many factors in addition to being pregnant. If you've had an HIV-exposure risk, you should immediately see an HIV specialist (or go to the nearest ER or urgent... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,PEP should not be used as you suggest. Yes, certain medications in some PEP regimens definitely should not be used if you are pregnant (Sustiva, for example). There are ways to conceive a child safely with your HIV-positive husband (see... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi.There is no medical need for repeat HIV testing. However, if you're "a bit nuts and paranoid" and just can't put these unwarranted worries permanently to rest, then repeating your HIV test is always an option. Just realize... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,First off, what's up with your condoms? Did you buy them during the Reagan era? Have you been storing them in the glove box of your car parked in sweltering heat? Are you using oil-based lubricant (incompatible with latex)? I think it's... Read more »
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Posted by GDog, 2 RepliesAbout 4 weeks ago I stopped a PEP regimen consisting of Nelfinavir, 3TC and 4DT after 11 days.
I stopped due to a bad rash that developed all over my body (it was hot, red and kinda scaly on my legs, arms, neck, back and some on my chest).
I started... Read more »
Posted by GDog, 1 ReplyI see your opinion and expertise are valued in this forum and I would love to have your opinion on my risk level and chances of contracting HIV.
Please read my post below (titled "Help ... HIV or PEP Rash"). Read more »
Posted by johnnyyop2011, 1 ReplyOn June 16, I discovered I was exposed several times to HIV from March 15 to June 10.
I tested negative via an antibody tests both in April and on June 17.
On June 17, I was immediately put on Post Exposure Prophylaxis medications (Kaletra 200-50 mg... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousThe following is just a theory, or a topic for discussion.
Is it possible for a person to get the HIV virus in their body, but then somehow their body kills off the virus and they stay HIV negative? We'll never really know, because the virus would... Read more »
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