Thrush Gentian Violet Use And Pregnancy

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AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...mothers get HIV. 5% to 20% more can be infected through breastfeeding. Mothers with higher viral loads are more likely to infect their babies. However, no viral load is low enough to be "safe." Infection can occur any time during pregnancy, but usually happens just before or during delivery. The baby is more likely to be infected if the delivery takes a long time. During delivery, the newborn is exposed to the mother's blood. An HIV-infected...
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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 »


I am an HIV Positive Female my Husband is Negative, i am on medication since last two years my regime are ( Nevrapine, zidovidine, lamividine)planning for a baby what can be a safe methods, so can be a pregnant and my Husband will remain HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yes, it is certainly possible to have a safe pregnancy. There are really two issues to consider:1. Not putting your husband at risk for HIV. This is best accomplished by artificial 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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...discrimination. Stigma and discrimination are often based on fear and can happen when people don't know all the facts about HIV and pregnancy. You may face stigma because you choose to have a child. "In my culture everyone really pressures you... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...genital ulcers, pelvic inflammatory disease, and genital warts more often and more severely than uninfected women. Women get thrush (a yeast infection, see Fact Sheet 501 ) in their throats and herpes (see Fact Sheet 508 ) about 30% more often... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...likely than men to develop bacterial pneumonia Women have higher rates of herpes infections than men Women get thrush (a yeast infection) in their throats more often than men Men are eight times more likely than women to... Read more »
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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
...NYC area and can only travel to those in the same area. We will talk about your experience, accessing health care during the pregnancy, your thoughts. A 60-90 minute tape recorded interview in a private setting and a 30 minute follow up... Read more »

AIDS & Pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...would hiv show up after 2 years or is that too they test during pregnancy? Read more »

Pregnancy & HIV Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've heard that pregnancy can cause a false positive HIV result. Is that true? I'm pregnant, and i was tested a little over 3 months since my last unprotected Read more »