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Im Scared I My Have Hiv What Can I Do If Im Pregnant
GET TESTED: With pregnancy, most clinics will automatically test you for hiv. Those women who end up being positive can go on medications that will prevent the transmission of HIV to their baby. Hiv isn't a death sentence any more; people can live fairly normal lives if they get diagnosed early and get treated. ...Read more
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
Very sick, not HIV (tested per protocol in pregnancy) losing weight since pregnant 24lbs. White tongue, icky thick vaginal discharge. Im scared!?
My bf use two condom an one break an the other did not an was fill with sperm I am scared i wanted to know if i can get pregnant or expose to hiv?
My boyfriend is positive for hiv, and i'm pregnant with his child. Will I and the child both get it ?
Had negative HIV tests up to 12 month post exposure. Im pregnant and require to have another one done. No other exposure, shouldn't worry about change?
False positive: The initial screening tests that are done in pregnancy are very sensitive, because the aim is to detect any woman that may have an HIV infection. This comes at the cost of false positive tests. If the initial HIV test in pregnancy is positive, it is followed by a more specific test that will then determine if the woman really has been exposed to the HIV. ...Read more
I'm pregnant and I was having my blood drawn today. The nurse dropped her gloves on the floor and Picked them up and used them. Can I get hiv or other?
Gloves: Nurse should have put on new gloves. Ones on the floor should have been discarded after you left. Talk to her boss about chances of cross-contamination. ...Read more
HIV and Pregnancy: This worrisome reality is now very well managed around the world. It is always best to know if the mother is infected with hiv. This knowledge can help the obstetrician to be prepare for the deliver by treating the mother's viral infection with good HIV medications and then continuing the baby on them for some time after the birth. It is now rare for a baby to become infected with hiv. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife is 7 months pregnant and went to HIV test which was given as 0.9-1.0=1.0. dose this result means she is positive?
2 girls were pregnant by me 1 of them was pregnant multiple times they are both HIV negative what's the chances of me having HIV ?
HIV: I am not sure what you are asking? Pregnancy has nothing to do with risk of HIV except that you had unprotected sex with both. If they are the only partners you have had unprotected sex with and they are still negative and they also did not have unprotected sex with other men, then the chances are low. ...Read more
How often should I be tested for hiv? I was tested while pregnant 3 years ago, and haven't changed partners, so is a testing necessary?
Please let me understand this,my wife is pregnant and went for HIV test and result given is 0.9-1.0=1.0. dose it mean positive or negetive ?
Don't know: You will have to ask the laboratory.. We don't make reports that way in this country so your analytical lab is unfamiliar to us over here. Your doctor will need to explain it to you as the laboratory will only talk to your doctor I assume. ...Read more
What HIV test is given to pregnant women an how effective are the test. Is additional testing needed after the first test is done an negative ?
HIV testing: I am not sure what your worries are. The tests are extremely effective. The doctors providing you or any women in this country know when to retest and what to do in almost every single possible scenarios. From an experts perspective there is nothing to be worrying about. ...Read more
Can you catch HIV from fresh blood that made its way into a Marshmallow you have consumed? I'm pregnant so my gums are sensitive, but its not my blood
Immediately: A pregnant woman should usually get tested for HIV as soon as she finds out she is pregnant and seeks prenatal care. If she does not seek any prenatal care prior to delivery, an HIV test will likely be offered at the time of delivery to ensure that the mother does not have hiv. If the mother is positive, then she will get the option of treatment of HIV during/after delivery to reduce risk to baby. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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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