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Question

Is my son positive?

I have been checking through out the pregnancy but found negative,I gave birth and checked also found negative, I breasfed my child till he was one year old,on his 12th month I diagnosed that I an HIV positive,he is growing well,I stopped breastfeeding immediately after founding out that I am HIV positive, I never took him for any tests to the clinic because I am scared ,but he is growing, very well but his hair are not growing … Is he also HIV positive???

Answer

Thanks for getting in touch.

Because you were diagnosed when you were breastfeeding its very important that you have your baby tested. Even if he seems OK, he may have contracted HIV from you. 


Information on this website is provided by treatment advocates and offered as a guide only. Decisions about your treatment should always be taken in consultation with your doctor.

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