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When Must A Pregnant Woman With Hiv Start Taking Medicine

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The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Single Woman or HIV-Positive Woman in Same-Sex Relationship (Serodiscordant or Seroconcordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ single woman or an HIV+ woman in a same-sex relationship seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Woman and HIV-Negative Man (Serodiscordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ woman and an HIV-negative man seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will help you understand what... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Woman and HIV-Positive Man (Seroconcordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ woman and an HIV+ man seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will help you understand what might be... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Pregnant woman with HIV

I got diagnosed this year on prenatal test and my gynecologist told me to start treatment for the baby which i did, but after 3weeks of taking the medecines i did get some side effects like full body rash in the mouth, the face, the all body that...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Challenging situation. Most often a regimen that is now being reasonable well tolerated would be continued. The consideration to switch regimens depends on a number of factors including what other meds are available to you and whether you have a... Read more »

HIV (Pregnant Woman)

Dear Doctor,My girlfriend is pregnant past 8 months.We did test for HIV in a well reputated hospital in August and fairly it was negative.But after having test she went to her mother house.There she went to a district hospital as a place is not well...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Most likely the second test was a false-positive test due to your girlfriend's pregnancy. See below. Follow-up testing should be able to quickly sort out your wife's true HIV serostatus. Use reputable hospitals and laboratories for... Read more »

ONE MORE QUESTION FOR MRS SHANON-PREGNANT WOMAN

Thank you with all my heart mrs Shanon. Please, tell me one more thing: so, if my last posible exposure was 4 years before test, and i was taking herbal tablets Peruvian maca 1 (one) year prior to test and in the time of test, no matter what i will...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou are correct! You are HIV free be well and enjoy your pregnancy!!Shannon... Read more »

When should HIV infected patient start taking medicine?

Good afternoon doctor, a close relative of mine was recently diagnosted as HIV positive. She informed the family that her doctor said she did not have to start taking medicine yet. I am concerned she may be in denial and lying. Could that be...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
The current guidelines suggest to start HIV treatment if either one has symptoms of HIV infection or if one's CD4 count is below 500 cells/mm3. Some studies have even suggested that it might be appropriate to start when the CD4 count is above... Read more »
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Do thjey screen pregnant woman for hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My ex husband girlfriend is pregnant and she does not know that he has hiv. He swore to me he was careful. Will they screen her for HIV in her pregnancy? I am so freaked out. The baby is in danger and I don't want to get involved since he has... Read more »

re: Help me, oral sex with HIV+ woman

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
11 days before, i made an oral sex with a girl without protection, then i ejected into her mouth, maybe around 1 miniute. 2 days later, i had doubts, so i took her to test HIV. The result is she infected HIV+. I did not know to take PEP medication... Read more »

Woman HIV+ and dating...

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I was dating a guy for 2 years. He knew about my HIV statis and seemed ok with it. He was very loving and understanding. We practiced safe sex, talked about medicine everything. He recently took a job on the road and broke up with me because he... Read more »

HIV (Pregnant Woman)

Posted by Vinay007, 1 Reply
Hi All !

My girlfriend is pregnant past 8 months.We did test for HIV in a well reputated hospital in August and fairly it was negative.But after having test she went to her mother house.There she went to a district hospital as a place is not well... Read more »