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Stories Of Women Who Tested Positive For Hiv

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Guidelines for Pap test in HIV+ woman

I have seen conflicting information on scheduling frequency for Pap test. Every 6 months or annually for those with normal results, which is teh recommendation? thank you
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
...that HPV infection will progress increases with decreasing t-cells. THerefore it is more important to check more frequently in women with lower t-cells.Check with your doctor for your particular risks and recommendations for pap testing.Be well. Read more »

Hiv testing in pregnant women

Can a pregnancy throw a hiv test off in either direction? I heard it could. Please respond waiting... Read more »

Help! Scared Pregnant Women with an Equivical HIV Test.

I had an HIV test as required for my pregnancy. The test came back equivical or basically a dud.... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Provider-Initiated HIV Testing Programs in Zimbabwe Increasing Number of Pregnant Women Seeking Testing, Counseling, Health Minister Says

...people to know their status in order to take appropriate and positive action to relieve the pain and suffering that comes with" HIV/AIDS, Parirenyatwa said. He added that collaboration from several groups has helped make positive achievements and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Positive Women Report More Lifetime Partner Violence: Findings from a Voluntary Counseling and Testing Clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

...are different ways in which the epidemics of HIV and violence overlap in the context of women's lives. Violence may increase a woman's risk for HIV infection through forced or coercive sexual intercourse and by limiting her ability to negotiate... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey: Worried About Stigma, Some Decry HIV Testing for Pregnant Women

... A bill expected to be taken up by the Senate in the coming weeks would make New Jersey the first state to require HIV testing for pregnant women and their newborns. Unless the mother opts out, she would be tested early in the pregnancy and again Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Singapore Hospitals Begin Testing Pregnant Women for HIV; 20% of Women at One Hospital Opt Out of Test

...Singapore hospitals on Dec. 8 began voluntary HIV testing for pregnant women, but so far 20% of pregnant women at Kandang Kerbau Women's and Children's Hospital have opted out Read more »
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interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 7 Replies
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Read more »

interesting news story about man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 2 Replies
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri ? A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV Read more »

test positive but do not now how I got it

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I give blood to the blood center in new york for years and on Jan 10 they let me know that I positive I told the women that she was out of her mind. I haved sex off and on for 12 yearswith my boyfriend( he been tested and does not have it) . My Read more »

OraQuick or at home testing methods

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...(ahem) to hold off my wife yet I cant risk the potential of infecting her. And I understand its more likely to go man-women than woman-man. Any help would be appreciated. Good luck friends..... Read more »