Is it normal to get a HIV test in pregnancy?

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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Do I have high risk pregnancy if turned positive HIV test in pregnancy?

High risk. There are many decisions to make for management of the pregnancy and for delivery. Most women who are HIV + are cared for by teams of physicians who specialize in care of hiv+ women. So, yes your pregnancy is high risk. Read more...

Why if it takes six months for HIV to appear in ur body do u take a HIV test so early in pregnancy?

HIV testing. Hiv testing is both for routine and urgent reasons. Any HIV positive mother will get better and appropriate care the earlier their diagnosis is known. The whole goal in that situation is to prepare all prevention so that the baby does not get infected. If there is acute risk then there is a test that can be done 21 days after exposure that can diagnose hiv! Read more...

I am seven months pregnant took an HIV test an it was negative. Does pregnancy affect the HIV result in any way.

Can cause false +. Pregnancy can sometimes cause a false positive HIV antibody test. If a test is negative with no recent high risk exposures, then it is most likely accurate. Read more...

Had sex 7 days ago. I went in for an HIV test and a pregnancy test. Could they be accurate or should I recheck next week?

Re-check. According to the legend you are a male so lack of pregnancy did not need to wait for laboratory confirmation. However, if you are a female or asking on behalf of someone.... Both tests are a little early to be definitive. Pregnancy test should be repeated in 1 week and HIV in a few weeks and again at 3 and 6 months. Be safer in the future. Tests and anxiety not worth it. Read more...