Pregnant With Itchy Red Vagina

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AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...If they are not infected, the mother's antibodies will eventually disappear. The babies will test negative after about 12 to 18 months. What About the Mother's Health? Recent studies show that HIV-positive women who get pregnant do not get any sicker than those who are not pregnant. Becoming pregnant is not dangerous to the health of an HIV-infected woman. This is true even if the mother breast-feeds her newborn for a full term (2...
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Gettiing pregnant on Atripla? Can I get back after pregnancy

Dear Dr, I really want to have a child and i'm deliberating having one soon. I am aware that Atripla is not good for the baby and i may need to switch to other regimen while pregnant. Is it possible to get back on atripla after pregnancy? coz it has...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...efavirenz to (typically) a protease inhibitor or other medication (and continue the tenofovir/FTC part) in women who are planning pregnancy or who are in their first-trimester of pregnancy. (Pheeew, that's a long sentence)If your viral load is... Read more »

Pregnant, + ELISA, indeterminate western blot (PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT TEST, 2010)

I saw some threads about this subject - my OB informed me of a positive ELISA test and indeterminate western blot for HIV in my pregnancy bloodwork. He has now drawn more blood to send off for a PCR test. From research I've done, it is really rare...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and reassurance you are looking for can be found there. See below.Dr. BobElisa Results +ve and reactive (FALSE POSITIVE ELISA AND PREGNANCY) Apr 26, 2008Dear Rob,I am 37 year old happily married man and have been married for more than eight... Read more »

Confused about the swiss study

I discussed with my doctor about the swiss study which claims that in a monogamous serodiscordant and straight relationship with the infected partner on treatment and with an undetectable viral load the use of a condom is no more imperative. He...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...exposures can further decrease the risk. I would suggest you review the information in the archives of this forum in the chapters on pregnancy and magnetic couples. Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »

pregnancy and TDF

If a pregnant women on AZT become severly anemic, is it possible to swith to TDF? and I want to know its safty profile in different trimsters of pregnancy.Thank you.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...been preferentially using that drug instead of AZT (better tolerated and likely more effective). Safety data for tenofovir from pregancy registry seems good so far (monitoring is of course recommended). KH Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...formulas or breast milk from a woman who is not infected to feed their babies. Fact Sheet 611 has more information on HIV and pregnancy. Contact With Blood HIV is one of many diseases that can be transmitted by blood. Be careful if you are... Read more »
The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...Microbicides Eliminate the Need for Condoms? Would Microbicides Protect Against All STDs? What if a Woman Wants to Get Pregnant? Would Microbicides Be Safe? How Would Microbicides Benefit Men? How Would Microbicides Benefit Women... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...for difficult-to-treat infections. Many antifungal drugs interact with HIV drugs. Some of them are also not recommended for pregnant women. Make sure your doctor knows what HIV drugs you are taking and whether you are pregnant or are trying to... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...out as it lost erection. Then she wanted to have sex with me without it and told me that she is not worried and will eat some pregnancy pills. We ended up mating 2 times in the same night. I was having Flue Like Symptoms in start of 3rd Week... Read more »

Pos/Neg Couple Seeking Pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Has anyone have first hand knowledge or experience with spermwashing procudures? Husband pos(undetect)/Wife neg one child neg. Want more additions, any info appreciated Read more »

research on HIV & pregnancy

Posted by doccnm
...Research Study Are you pregnant or have you recently had a baby? Are you HIV positive? Participants needed to share their experience of being HIV positive and Read more »

My HI poz gf is pregnant!! plz help!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies not sure what to do my gf is poz and a litle while ago the condom broke and now shes pregnant is she safe? is the baby? am i? shes really scared that im going to leav her we dont have insurense and i dont know if i can Read more »