|I'm HIV+ male, she's not
Nov 27, 2002
yes sir: I'm a New York City resident that's been positve fot about 15 years and am in relatively good shape. Question: I understand that there was a sperm-washing study of some sort being done at Columbia? I and my lady would like to have a child (she's negative). Any information in regard would be appreciated..
Response from Dr. Remien
Here is the most recent information I have about this program: At this time discordant couples must be male(+) and female(-), with women under 40 being the best candidates. Costs are similar to other patients going though IVF, which means roughly $10-12,000 per attempt; whether or not pregnancy occurs. Insurance rarely covers this benefit, although Oxford and US Healthcare/Aetna do have IVF riders. Interested patients should call 646-756-8282 to make an appointment. It is best to let the receptionist know they are inquiring about the "HIV protocol" so that information packets and correct personnel are made available. The Center for Women's Reproductive Care at Columbia University is at 1790 Broadway, NY, NY 10019.
will i always feel impotent
- How Well Am I Protected From Hiv If I Use A Condom?
- If You Have Sex With A Hiv Postive Person How Long Does It Take To Catch It?
- If You Have A Sore Throat Does That Mean U Have Hiv?
- Chances Of Catching Hiv From A One Night Stand
- Paranoid About Hiv
- If You Have Hiv Will A Common Cold Make You Even More Sick?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.