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Specific Dangers Of HIV For Pregnant Women

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Flu Season and Living With HIV

...What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Diagnose the Flu? How Do You Prevent the Flu? How Do You Treat the Flu Virus? How Do You Treat Flu Symptoms? What About Flu Shots? Concerns For People Living With HIV Concerns For Pregnant Women, Children and People Over 50 Introduction Influenza, or simply the flu, is a serious respiratory infection that makes hundreds of thousands of Americans ill each year. It can cause many...
Ask the Experts

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...require treatment to maintain her own health. Otherwise, HIV treatment should be continued throughout pregnancy.HIV-positive pregnant women who do not require antiretroviral therapy to maintain their own health may be able to stop treatment after... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...require treatment to maintain her own health. Otherwise, HIV treatment should be continued throughout pregnancy.HIV-positive pregnant women who do not require antiretroviral therapy to maintain their own health may be able to stop treatment after... Read more »

HIV+ DAD and HIV- MOM desire CHILD

Is it possible for a HIV+ Dad that is undetectable and a HIV- Mom to have a HIV- baby? Please advise.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...require treatment to maintain her own health. Otherwise, HIV treatment should be continued throughout pregnancy. HIV-positive pregnant women who do not require antiretroviral therapy to maintain their own health may be able to stop treatment... Read more »

HIV+ man having children

Dr. Bob, thank you for all of your calming words, and the time you devote to helping those with HIV and the "worrywarts". My question is technical, but can an HIV+ man have a child through in-vitro without risk to the baby or the mother? Or is the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...require treatment to maintain her own health. Otherwise, HIV treatment should be continued throughout pregnancy. HIV-positive pregnant women who do not require antiretroviral therapy to maintain their own health may be able to stop treatment... Read more »
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The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...ddI) may increase the risk of a serious condition calledlactic acidosis (high levels of lactic acid in the blood), especially inpregnant women. HIV+ pregnant women should not take Zerit and Vidextogether. Some drugs work against each other and... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...Integrase inhibitor-based regimen Isentress (raltegravir) and Truvada Preferred regimen for pregnant women Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) twice-daily and Combivir (zidovudine +lamivudine) ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nelfinavir (Viracept)

...European Medicines Agency. However, this was reversed several months later. The FDA recommended that nelfinavir not be used by pregnant women or in children until new manufacturing standards were met. These conditions were met in May 2008. There... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...blindness, joint infection, or a life-threatening blood infection in the baby. Treatment of gonorrhea as soon as it is detected in pregnant women will reduce the risk of these complications. Pregnant women should consult a health care provider... Read more »
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where to find a hiv specialist for pregnant women in Atlanta area

Posted by nandi26, 1 Reply
...Im looking for phone numbers of doctors or institutions in the Atlanta area that treat pregnant hiv women. thank you. Read more »

HIV-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 Reply
...Atlanta and SisterLove in Atlanta to offer a public service on top of our normal operations. Here's what we have so far: HIV-Specific Price List If you know of other HIV forums we can contact, please send us a message or reply to this thread... Read more »

Proof that AIDS is a race-specific bio-weapoon.

Posted by Sojuro, 1 Reply
...Special Virus Programs progress report is evidence that the U.S developed the AIDS virus, and develpoed it as an ethnic or race-specific weapon. Government documents suppport the fact that The United Stated was actively and seeking to reduce... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...born to HIV-positive mothers who were given a placebo. The finding sparks a debate over whether HIV tests should be required of pregnant women. Related Links More on the testing debate Turning point in vaccine research In June, the... Read more »