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The chances of infection are high when in womb and during delivery.Breastfeeding also carries a risk of transmitting.So , where HIVviral load is high , formula foods are encouraged o avoid transmission to kid .
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Hi am 45 yrs i recently had a quicky with an aquantance and the the condom ruptured in the process, later I heard the lady is HIV+ now i have hot flashes,itchy glans which disappeared without medication, smelly urine, swollen lymph (painful) nodes in the neck below the ears,and a painful chest i discussed with my doctor and to him the nodes were normal and am yet to take an HIV test , I had an x ray of the chest twice both turned negative for lung infection,ECG for the heart was declared ok by the cardiologist, could TB be developing or is HIV
Exactly 6weeks after a potential exposure to HIV I tested negative. I was the insertive top. I have not had any flu-like symptoms either. I know that some people show no signs when newly infected. I intend to be tested at the 12 week mark. My doctor (internal med and infectious disease specialist) leads me to believe that my exposure (I was honest with him) with a negavtive 6 week HIV test is a very good sign. What are your thoughts on a 6 week hiv negative test after potential exposure?
Sir, My friend is a widow with a girl child of 09 years. Her husband was HIV positive and expired. She and her child are also positive. CD4 count of her is 23% and that of her child is 38%. Both of them are under ART(Nevilast). She get exhausted very quickly and is very weak. Sir, is there any other medicine apart from Nevilast, which is more effective,and, where it is available as we are from Chhattisgarh. Apart from ART what medicine/tonic should be taken for general well health. What should be the daily routine followed. Is there any special diet to be followed. What should be taken to increase the CD4 count. What does the above mentioned percentage show about their health. Please guide me.
hi my son is five month old, unable to pass motion.. contact pediatrician on saturday as it was 3 days he didnt pass he suggested to give suppositories that day he was able to pass motion again its third day he didnt pass motion..i am only breast feeding him.can u please suggest
my 1 mo old baby s breath smells like urine.he is breast fed and supplemented with soy based feed. he had projectile vomiting once last night and has been puking up. sometimes it comes through nose as well. he does not appear sick.what will cause this?
Periodically, when I stretch, or laugh or even cough I have a painful feeling in my left ovary that feels like a charlie horse. it tightens about 30 seconds then spasms almost feels like something moving but I know I m not pregnant. I also have a lot of fullness in that area and it s tender. I m 14 months postpartum and had a c-section. Usually these spasms are followed by a period. Sometimes I have this happen 4 or more times a week, often times I ll have 2-3 periods a month I currently take a progesterone only birth control b/c I m breastfeeding
my ten month old son just refused to eat his food n always in demand for breast milk n today he is having motions few days back he has got a very bad cough n the cough syrup prescribed by the doctor has got such effect over stomach but now he is not taking the syrup any more n got motions
Hi Doc, My wife is taking "Lactare" to increase milk quantity. Currently the dosage is 3 capsules/day. Wanted to check: a. Any side effects using Lactare b. Can we change the dosage to 1 or 2 capsules when milk quantity is good c. can we use...
Sir, My son is 10 months old, his HEMOGLOBIN IS 11.3 (SUGGESTED RANGE 12 TO 16). Our doctor suggested us to toally stop breastfeeding before giving TONOFERON drops. He says it will create poison in my sons body... This seems quite odd when every...
Hi Doctor, My last month menstrual cycle started on 31st November and normally it starts a few days ( 3 to 4 days ) earlier each month as compared to the last month. Now, due to a family function I need to be free during the period of 18th XXXXXXX...