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When Pregnant Do I Have To Get A Hiv Test

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Pregnant with HIV test -ve, but my husband's result shows +ve

Hello Doctor. I am in a really confused situation. I am 5 months pregnant now and my HIV test a couple of months back showed -ve as per my obgyn. My husband had to take HIV test for insurance purpose and he turned out to be +ve. He is tested twice...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...diseases specialist will run additional confirmatory tests on your husband. If indeed he is HIV infected, you will need additional HIV testing immediately, and again at both the three- and six-month marks from the time of your past exposure... Read more »

my pregnant wife of 3years tested HIV+ , and i Testede -

hi doctore bob, im in love with your site and your new blog that you write!my wife if 3years... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Georgia Gov. Perdue Signs Bill That Would Require Doctors to Offer Pregnant Women HIV Tests

...Sonny Perdue (R) on Thursday signed into law a bill ( HB 429 ) that would require doctors in the state to offer pregnant women HIV tests, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports ( Atlanta Journal-Constitution , 5/18). The bill, sponsored by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indiana Encourages Pregnant Women to Get HIV Tests

...Day last Tuesday, the Indiana State Department of Health and several partner organizations kicked off a campaign to encourage pregnant women to be tested for HIV. More than 8,000 U.S. children have acquired HIV from their mothers, making this the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: Pregnant Women May Face HIV Test

... On Thursday, the House Health and Human Services Committee approved a bill that would require Georgia doctors to offer HIV tests to pregnant women. Under House Bill 429, doctors would also be required to refer HIV-infected women to counseling... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Efforts to Implement Routine HIV Testing Among Pregnant Women, Infants in New Jersey Should Be Supported, Editorial Says

... An effort by New Jersey Senate President Richard Codey (D) to require routine HIV testing among pregnant women and infants in the state "deserves support," a Newark Star-Ledger editorial says (Newark Star-Ledger Read more »
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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 sexual encounter. The result was negative. Should I test 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 Read more »

Do all newborns in us get tested for Hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Do they automatically test newborns for hiv in the us? Read more »

scared any advise

Posted by scared2008, 1 Reply
...developed Psoriasis, and my nail beds were very pale and white. i also found out around the same time that i was a couple weeks pregnant. The guy i had been with tested for me again begining of augest and test neg. Should i be worry? can u get... Read more »