A 45-year-old member asked:
My boyfriend is positive for hiv, and i'm pregnant with his child. will i and the child both get it ?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Get tested: You need to be tested asap. If you are hiv+ the use of prophylactic anti-retroviral medications may help to prevent your baby being born hiv+. Please see your doctor and get this managed immediately.
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Last updated Dec 15, 2014
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