Long horrible story but I recently found out that the father of my first child (we had only slept together once un consented and I fell pregnant) possibly has HIV- i do not know this as a fact- but apparently has been on antiretroviral treatment for HIV for years (or so i have heard) that was 6 and a half years ago. i was std checked my first pregnancy, came back free of anything- I had another child with my current husband 2 years later, std checked for everything then- everything also came back clear- I have lived my life normally I donate blood for two years (because I assumed I was never in contact with an std) and surely something would have come up in those screening tests??? we live in Australia and its fairly strict.. I have had routine blood tests every two years for the past 6 years because i have depression and general health anxuety- and nothing has sparked cause for concern. Surely if I had HIV I would know by now right??? My main concern is my son- could he be infected? He's almost 6 and in my opinion is in optimum health- he's tall and big build (naturally) and i could count the times he has been sick his whole life on one hand. Have I got cause for concern? I suffer from OCD, pannick attacks anxiety and depression so I need to know if I am just freaking out. Can someone please help me.
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