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Sign And Symptom Of Hiv In Children

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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 families have this discussion. Statistics from
Ask the Experts

HIV positive child

what are the signs and symptoms of an HIV positive child?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
The signs and symptoms in a chld would be quite similar to those in an adult with the development of opportunistic infections as the immune system weakens. A big difference is that HIV would affect the brain in a disproportionate manner and slow... Read more »

pregnant and affraid of HIV test (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2009) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2009)

Hello I am a 38 year old mother of two, ages three and five. I am pregnant again and was thrown when my doctor sent me for an HIV test with my other routine blood work. I don't believe they tested me with my other pregnancy's. I started thinking of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...quite rare auto immune disease which thankfully can be treated. Whilst I`m not suggesting that worried people who think they hav HIV symptoms will also have it or anything similar, in my case it was only once I had taken the test and received a... Read more »

ARV intensity in kids

Madam, Suppose that 1 1/2 yr old kid is infected with the virus. Then, on an average how long it may take to show the symptoms?Also will the ARV symptoms in children of this age be more severe than aged people? Or too mild to detect it?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...prior to 1 year of age. Disease progression in the remainder is slower, but most children develop CD4 depletion or some sign/symptom of HIV infection prior to 5 years of age. Antiretroviral therapy (and combination antiretroviral therapy, in... Read more »

life span of hiv newborn accorging to NPHRC

In an article from NPHRC named Infants,children & Hiv (just the facts,nov 99),It was mentioned that about 20 of children born with the hiv virus are slow progressors and will not be showing symtoms through 9 years of age without medication.In...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...HIV-infected children reach their teen years without any apparent sequellae of HIV infection. The remaining 75% develop signs and symptoms of HIV infection somewhere in between. The availability of antiretroviral therapies appears to have... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Infants and Children

...progresses, many children develop neurologic problems such as difficulty walking, poor school performance, seizures, and other symptoms of HIV encephalopathy (a brain disorder). Like adults with HIV infection, children with HIV develop... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...HIV infection. The sample you collect must be tested by a laboratory. Some special cases can give false or unclear results: Children born to HIV-positive mothers may have false positive antibody test results for several months because mothers... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Infants and Children

...progresses, many children develop neurologic problems such as difficulty walking, poor school performance, seizures, and other symptoms of HIV encephalopathy (a brain disorder). Like adults with HIV infection, children with HIV develop... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

...approved by the FDA on June 21, 1996, for use with other antiretroviral agents in the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults and children. It has also been used for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. This medicine does not... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...or bacterial vaginosis appears, you may be more susceptible to getting HIV infection during sex with infected partners. EARLY SYMPTOMS OF HIV INFECTION If you are like many people, you will not have any symptoms when you first become infected... Read more »

A New Conspiracy Theory! Check it out.........

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...ok, thebody uses google for a search engine for their site. AND if you put in any type of HIV symptom into google.com you get multiple results for thebody.com. so google is getting paid some mad cash to direct people to the body Read more »

Penile Thush - is thsi a sign ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and got some relief from the immense stress that I was going through. One of the main reasons is guilt. I am married and with children and have been faithful since we were married 11 years ago and then I made this stupid mistake. Anyway, why I... Read more »