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What Are The Effect Of Hiv On Children

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AIDS InfoNet

Children and HIV

... How Serious Is HIV for Children? How Are Children Different? Research on Children Treatment for Children Children and Adherence The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Children? Where antiretroviral medications (ARVs) and good medical care for
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children and HIV

What side effects can children have from HIV meds?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The side effects from HIV meds that might occur depends on which medications are used in the regimen. The most common problems relate to difficulty Read more »

Children exposed to antiretrovirals in the womb

Fourteen years ago my child was born. During pregnancy I was given AZT - the only effective meds in that era. My child received till 6 weeks after his birth AZT as a syrup. Thank God he tested negative. With my mind at ease on his HIV-status, today...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...been document, is usually mild, and appears to wane with time. There are a number of long term follow-up studies involving HIV- children born to HIV+ women who took antiretroviral meds during pregnancy. In general the results have been reassuring... Read more »

Long term effects on meds for children

My girlfriend is in Africa taking care of HIV children and babies and ask me to obtain articles pertaining to long term complications with HIV meds. The Children have been on AVM's for over 2 years. Is there anything updated since the last 2004...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...initiated within the first three months of birth. Overall these children have tolerated these drugs very well with very few side effects. Most importantly, they have a high quality of life, with a normal imnmune system. It appears that children... Read more »

Mental State of HIV+ child

Hi Dr Horwath2 Question if you dont mind.I have an HIV+ 3,5 year old foster childr who is on ARV's and had been since she was a year old. Her latest cd4 count was 31% (in SA counts on children done in percentages) and she is healthy. However her...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...HIV infection has been associated with slower neurological development in children who are untreated. Destructive and defiant behavior may be due to a variety of causes. Your child should have a psychological Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examining Behavioral, Cognitive Effects of HIV Among Children

... " A Behavioral and Cognitive Profile of Clinically Stable HIV-Infected Children ," Pediatrics : Molly Nozyce of the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center 's Department of Pediatrics and colleagues studied 274 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Inter Press Service Examines Effects of HIV/AIDS Stigma on Children Orphaned by Epidemic in Trinidad, Tobago

... The Inter Press Service on Tuesday examined how the "potent" stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS in Trinidad and Tobago affects children who have lost parents to AIDS-related causes. According to official figures, Trinidad and Tobago has recorded... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Prevalence Among Asian Children "Likely To Soar" Without Effective Prevention Programs

...HIV prevalence among Asian children is "likely to soar" unless governments implement effective prevention programs, a UNICEF official said on Tuesday at a meeting Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anxiety/Stress Among Mothers Living With HIV: Effects on Parenting Skills and Child Outcomes

... In their introduction the authors noted, "Parental HIV infection has been associated with negative outcomes for children, and parenting skills appear to be one mechanism operating in that association." The current study examines the relations... Read more »
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Raising Children with HIV

Posted by TwinsDad, 3 Replies
...Hello ladies, I am posting this for my wife. She is still in denial and I want to help her with some information about raising children with HIV in 2005. Thank you for your cooperation. Read more »

Project Officer: Child focusedHIV/AIDS Interventi

Posted by Anonymous
...1. Save the Children - Job Vacancy Project Officer: Child focused HIV/AIDS Intervention and Management Project, Vietnam Save Read more »

Can you work full time with hiv/aids forever?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello, I am an hiv positive 36 year bisexual male with two divorces. I have four children from the marriage that I have very large child support payments. These ex-wives of mine do not know I have hiv. Will I be Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...responsible for the coordination, management and supervision of all program activities, outreach and education initiatives to children and families living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Specific responsibilities include ongoing development and... Read more »