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When Must A Pregnant Woman With Hiv Start Taking Medicine

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...3.5 times more likely to discontinue nevirapine because of their rash. 22 Another study confirmed this finding and also reported a trend of increased risk of rash among patients with higher CD4 counts. 23 Studies of pregnant women have shown varied results, but most studies suggest that they have either the same or a reduced risk of NNRTI-induced rash than non-pregnant women. Another study of a new NNRTI, etravirine (Intelence), also...
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I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...require treatment to maintain her own health. Otherwise, HIV treatment should be continued throughout pregnancy.HIV-positive pregnant women who do not require antiretroviral therapy to maintain their own health may be able to stop treatment after... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...require treatment to maintain her own health. Otherwise, HIV treatment should be continued throughout pregnancy.HIV-positive pregnant women who do not require antiretroviral therapy to maintain their own health may be able to stop treatment after... Read more »

HIV+ DAD and HIV- MOM desire CHILD

Is it possible for a HIV+ Dad that is undetectable and a HIV- Mom to have a HIV- baby? Please advise.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...require treatment to maintain her own health. Otherwise, HIV treatment should be continued throughout pregnancy. HIV-positive pregnant women who do not require antiretroviral therapy to maintain their own health may be able to stop treatment... Read more »

HIV+ man having children

Dr. Bob, thank you for all of your calming words, and the time you devote to helping those with HIV and the "worrywarts". My question is technical, but can an HIV+ man have a child through in-vitro without risk to the baby or the mother? Or is the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...require treatment to maintain her own health. Otherwise, HIV treatment should be continued throughout pregnancy. HIV-positive pregnant women who do not require antiretroviral therapy to maintain their own health may be able to stop treatment... Read more »
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The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

...situations, no matter what your CD4 count: You have or had symptoms of AIDS (such as OIs) You are a pregnant woman You have HIV-related kidney disease You need treatment for hepatitis B (HBV) ... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...the Flu Virus? How Do You Treat Flu Symptoms? What About Flu Shots? Concerns For People Living With HIV Concerns For Pregnant Women, Children and People Over 50 Introduction Influenza, or simply the flu, is a serious respiratory... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

... Staying Healthy While Pregnant "Getting support from a good doctor and a support group is important for any HIV positive pregnant woman." Good health is very important while you are pregnant, and there are many things you can do to help you... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

...Individuals who have liver or kidney disorders, people who weigh less than 88 pounds, and children should not take Trizivir. Pregnant women and individuals who have blood disorders or an inflamed pancreas should tell a doctor before taking this... Read more »
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Free HIV medicine

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
...I have figured out a way to get my HIV medication for free. It does not cost me one penny at all, thank God! Im sure no one is interested so I wont bother posting the Read more »

EXPIRED HIV MEDICINES

Posted by Queenster, 1 Reply
...Hiya all, is so sad in some part of the World like Africa more especially Ghana where expired drugs are given to hiv positive people. I don't know which organisation or how the drugs gets to Ghana, but it is so bad to give expired drugs persons Read more »

Just a little story

Posted by Lolazniece, 3 Replies
...aunt became pregnnasy from this man in 96 i believe...when she was pregnant there was now a law of mandatory HIV testing for pregnant woman. She was POSITIVE. not only for HIV but from Hepatitis c as well. she had her bayb took care of... Read more »

Info from NYC dept of health? Is 4 weeks suffice?

Posted by Anonymous
...form. In New York State, people cannot be denied health insurance because they have HIV or AIDS. Why is it recommended that all pregnant women have an HIV test? HIV can be passed from mother to child during pregnancy, labor and delivery, and... Read more »