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Is it normal to get a hiv test in pregnancy?

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology 35 years experience
Not universal: Not all OB doctors & midwives test for HIV in pregnancy, although it's recommended. It is not a state law required test in pregnancy. Screening for syphillis is required in most states.

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A 28-year-old member asked:

When should I get an HIV test while pregnant?

5 doctor answers25 doctors weighed in
Dr. Casey Younkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
At first visit: The HIV (aids) test should be done as a routine test with the blood that is drawn at the first prenatal visit.
Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
If you have concerns that you could have contracted HIV recently, you may need to talk to your doctor and repeat the test later in pregnancy
Dec 5, 2011

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