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If A Mother Has HIV, But The Child Doesn't....?
Is it possible for the child to have a weaker immune system and though may not have the disease directly, receive anything that might be associated with it?
- flowermanLv 61 decade agoFavorite Answer
IF mom is HIV+ and the child is negative that is great. BUT the child can not breast feed, as children do not have the immune system that adults have and we teach that breast feeding is not good for an infant. Other than that there is no fear of the mother infecting her child. There are no "hidden" things that go along with HIV, HIV is HIV, a virus that has compromised the mother immune system.So there is no risk for the child.
- makLv 41 decade ago
Yes, the child may not get the disease what mother has. Though it is very rare but happens with some one.
- 1 decade ago
No, u cant have symptoms of HIV (i.e week immune system) if u haven't got the virus.