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Will My Child Be Born With Hepatitis

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Born To a Infected Mother

I know a 4 year old child named Tyshira born to a mother with Herpes, AIDS and Hepatitis. What can I do to help? Is there any treatment?...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
There are treatments for all three and effective ones too. You should make sure the child gets to a skilled doctor as soon as possible! DTD... Read more »

Could a child born to HIV+ Mother be HIV+ at 8 years without SYMPTOMS?

An HIV+ mother had a newborn who was put on AZT in 1995. Could that child be HIV+ now?If so, would... Read more »

about new born child of HIV postive mother

my sister is tested as positive HIV while admitted for delivery day before yesterday.the girl child... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Protecting Patients and Professionals from Blood-Borne Diseases

Concern about transmission of AIDS and other blood-borne diseases during medical and dental treatment was heightened recently when a study found that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can survive in dental tools that are not heat-sterilized. ... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Update on Mississippi Child Cured of HIV, Plus Second Child Shows Signs of HIV Remission

The "Mississippi Child" remains in HIV remission and another child may also be functionally cured of HIV after very early treatment, according to a study presented by Deborah Persaud, M.D., at CROI 2014 in Boston. To recap, the case of the cured... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Growing Up With HIV: The Stories of Children Born Positive

Illustration by Josh Holinaty . Shortly after the birth of my only child in 1993, I was diagnosed with HIV. Six weeks later, my son received his diagnosis: HIV positive. Those were the dark days of HIV and the prognosis of babies born with the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

In recent years, a lot has been written about hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in people who also have HIV (co-infection). HCV is a significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of... Read more »
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SERO converted Child

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
we are a heterosexual couple looking to adopt a child thru the state of nj. one of the special needs type of child is a sero converted child. can anyone provide any insight as to what this is and what the chances are that a child born with HIV may... Read more »

Will a child with hiv exhibit symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If a child was born or contracted hiv as a child, would they eventually exhibit syptoms when they are older? I thought they would but read somewhere that a child got it as a baby (through pregnancy) and went all the way to college before they found... Read more »

hiv+ Moms w/child

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,
What medication has the dr put you on? How do you feel? Do you take your medication regularly? How much risk is there in having a baby?
I like to thank you all for your replys in advance!!

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Tratamiento para Hepatitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hola a todos, investigando en red, he encontrado que existe cura para la hepatitis b, que consiste en vacunar a la persona en tres oportunidades en diferentes momentos.
Quisiera que me digan si hay vacunas para la hepatitis a, y para la hepatitis c. Read more »