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Pregnancy HIV test Positive and indeterminate

My whole world was shattered yesterday when my OB called me in to tell me that my HIV pregnancy test came back with a positive, and then an indeterminate. I am terrified I'll admit it. My little baby is 2 and half, and when I had her my test was negative. My husband and I have been together and monogamous since we started dating in 2001, and I was with out a partner for a year before that. I am not a drug user, nor do I have any other risk factors. Is it possible that this could be a false negative. I have been looking and looking and there is nothing that really says determinably how long this lays dormant. I am trying to stay positive, and keep my head up, but waiting a week is just brutal. Any feedback or personal experience that can enlighten the situation I would appreciate it.  Thank you so much
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186166 tn?1385262982
it is not unusual for a woman to get a positive result while pregnant.  if you've had no risk factors...then try not to sweat it.

further testing will be done...i'm sure you will get a negative :)
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Lizzie, thank you so much for your response I really appreciate you taking the time. Thankfully you are right I did go back to the doctor yesterday and the results for the WB tests were negative for HIV-1. It is a huge relief. It is just unfortunate that a false positive HIV with pregnancy is something you normally wouldn't know about until you are in the situation, and it is a really rough week.
Thank you for your feed back.

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