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Clarity on HIV transmission from parent to child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   i have a question regarding HIV
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
please proceed with ur query
User :   are we coming up with medicines to stop the disease
Doctor :   opk
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User :   what are the chances of a mother and child getting infected by an infected father
Doctor :  
as of now we do not have any medicine to stop it
Doctor :  
we have medicines to stop the multiplication of the virus
Doctor :  
very much
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if the father is infected and he has had intercouse with the mother of th child without protection
User :   so hw cn they dream of a child
Doctor :  
there are high chances that he has infected her and throgh her
User :   but the mother is not infected
Doctor :  
the child to be born will also be infected
Doctor :  
HIV virus is found in body fluids and any contact with body fluid is known to transmit it

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