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HIV Negative After 6 Months Can Go For IVF

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I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yes, the safest and most effective way involves sperm washing and in vitro fertilization. See below.Dr. BobArtificial Insemination vs. In Vitro Fertilization Feb 25, 2010Hi Dr. Bob,My question is about starting a family Read more »

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hello Dr, Thanks for the reply on my Positive ELISA, negative Western Blot and 29... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Having a Baby When You're HIV Positive

...Dr. Kiessling: Then, it depends on the couple. It depends on her age, and it depends on the sperm count, whether we recommend in vitro fertilization (IVF) or whether they are eligible for a simpler procedure, which is called oligospermia cup... Read more »
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Planning a Pregnancy

...carry HIV). The washed sperm is then tested for HIV. Finally, a catheter is used to inject the sperm into the woman's uterus. In vitro fertilisation (IVF) may also be used, especially if the man has a low sperm count. There have been no cases... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...to be diagnosed with HIV later in their disease than men andfewer women than men are getting HIV treatment. This can have a negative impacton women's health. Women may postpone medical care and treatment due to anumber of barriers including: ... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...have to be unnecessarily frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in fact, all adults and sexually active teenagers should get tested for HIV periodically, in the same way... Read more »
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Timed, Unprotected Sex to Get Pregnant

Posted by CSS, 3 Replies
...won't give the go-ahead or help couples like us with the process. My doctor offered to do sperm washing, but only if we did IVF (in vitro fertilization) and we can't afford it. So we'd just have to go it alone, like we did last time. I'm feeling... Read more »

Want a baby.....

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...married to someone else .We both found out that he was positive in 2003 I had a 6 months baby with him by then luckily my baby was negative but I came out positive. I had an IUD put on so I would have any babies for 5 years our plans where to... Read more »

hiv neg 3months thrush 6months?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tested hiv neg at 3 months with elisa blood test....but 6 months post exposure i've got thrush...it was ruled from antibiotics, but am curious Read more »

7 month HIV and Syphilis Negatives...Von Dutch?

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...Hi all, To anyone who has followed my progress out there (especially for you Mrs J&J! And OG, Von Dutch), I got my negative results for HIV and Syphillis Wednesday morning. My doctor is now referring me onto an infectious disease... Read more »