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Child With Hiv
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Variable.: Could be within weeks, could be never: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/long-term_nonprogressor. ...Read more
If a child had HIV and went untreated, how long would it take for the child's HIV to develop into aids?
Not generally: Most public schools follow guidelines require personnel to use of universal precautions in dealing with blood products or body fluids. Hiv is not the only blood born problem.Private schools will follow similar guidelines in most states. Most schools don't require disclosure but you may choose to have a single confidential contact.Bring your physician into the discussion if possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a pregnant woman with HIV give birth to a child without HIV antibody as at time of birth and no trace of HIV in the baby a month old hemogram tst?
Unlikely: Nothing is impossible, but if in fact HIV was present and then disappeared it is more likely that you will win the lottery three times in a row. Possibly in your system has no meaning. It is like slightly pregnant. You are or are not. If you are engaging in unprotected sex you need to be tested not only for HIV but for other STDs. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ball in his court: He has to make some decisions, and hopefully he'll stay with you. If so, you need to take steps against him getting infected! also, you need to take all your medicines and stay as healthy as possible for your child's sake. See http://www.Cdc.Gov/hiv/resources/brochures/livingwithhiv.Htm#q8 for more information, no matter what he decides! ...Read more
Yes: Hiv can be treated during pregnancy to lower the risk of transmission to the newborn. All pregnant women should be checked for HIV at least once during their pregnancy. A child born with HIV may have no symptoms. Blood tests for both of you are appropriate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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