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Symptoms Of HIV In Infants

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AIDS/HIV symptoms in infants and children

What are some of the symptoms of AIDS/HIV in infants and children ?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...(ear infections) or unusual infections. Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia is one of the more common opportunistic infections in infants/children. On physical exam, swollen lymph nodes and enlargement of the liver and spleen are fairly common.... Read more »

Adopting HIV+ 11 mo old

I am adopting an 11 mo old that is HIV+. She is in a foreign country. She was just reliquinshed by... Read more »

Positive and having a baby

im 10 weeks away from haveing my baby,and i have been haveing a hard time getting on meds i need... Read more »
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Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...Most new drugs have been tested by comparing them to zidovudine. "Early treatment" with zidovudine was tested in people with no symptoms of HIV disease. The study showed no benefit to taking zidovudine. But zidovudine is used as part of... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
World Health Organization

New HIV Recommendations to Improve Health, Reduce Infections and Save Lives

...their CD4 count (a measure of immune system strength) falls to 200 cells/mm 3 or lower, at which point they typically show symptoms of HIV disease. Since then, studies and trials have clearly demonstrated that starting ART earlier reduces rates... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections, and severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)... Read more »
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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 »

PLEASE TELL ME I AM NOT DOOMED

Posted by youngandhopeful, 5 Replies
...the results. I always seemed healthy, and my exposure was years ago so i dont even remember if i had experienced any of the HIV symptoms because i may have pushed them aside as something else. I didnt know how high the risk was until now.... Read more »

symptoms of hiv+ve and precautions to be taken

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...increased a little .wat are the tests to be done .I love hera lot and want to live with her for life plz help me out. can we have babies Read more »

symptoms after risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
has anyone had sex with a girl who has hiv and got symptoms of the disease and then tested negative? Read more »