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HIV Negative After 6 Months Can Go For IVF

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HIV , The Window Period and IVF

Last January 2010 myself and my wife both tested negative for HIV so we proceeded with IVF treatment which was successful(my daughter is 6 months old). I gave my sperm about 1 month after the test. Last month I tested positive (cd4 1, viral load...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. If you did not infect your wife (the mother), you could not have infected your daughter. (The mom would have to be HIV positive to pass the infection on to her child.)2. Yes, it is unusual to see such profound immunodeficiency over such a... Read more »

HIV adn IVF

Approximately 9 months ago while preparing for IVF treatment my wife was found to be HIV positive.I... Read more »

HIV and IVF/ICSI

Please help! I am very worried.I am HIV negative but my husband is HIV positive. For three years we... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Japan: HIV Couples Barred From IVF Therapy

Japan's Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has postponed plans to use in vitro fertilization for two couples who are both infected with HIV. The IVF was approved by Tokyo's Ogikubo Hospital in January of last year, but the ministry said more... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Repeat Viral Testing of IVF Couples Not Needed: Study

Running repeat tests for HIV and hepatitis B and C on couples before each cycle of in-vitro fertilization treatment is unnecessary, a new study suggests. The initial screening is enough if the couple reports no new risk factors, according to Drs.... Read more »
TheBody.com

This Month in HIV: Having a Baby When You're HIV Positive

This is Bonnie Goldman, editorial director of The Body. Welcome to This Month in HIV. Dramatic progress over the last 10 years in HIV medicine means that HIV-positive people can be expected to live an almost normal lifespan. With 75 percent of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Vaccine Trial Participation Might Lead to Negative Social Consequences, Study Says

HIV vaccine trial volunteers could experience negative social consequences because of their participation in the trials, according to a study published in the Nov. 1 issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes , Reuters Health ... Read more »
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anyone that has done IVF?

Posted by stardust21, 1 Reply
Just curious if anyone has done IVF to concieve a child b/c of their partner's HIV status. Dh and I are going to be starting the process shortly and would love it if there was someone that I could relate to whether it was successful or not.

Also... Read more »

Expsoure with HIV Girl, Had 3 Months Negative Result! But Still confused. Plz. help

Posted by sagarpoz2013, 1 Reply
Hi Everyone,
I am from India, Had expsoure with HIV lady. 5 Months back. Got 3 Months Negative Fourth Generation Result. But After 4 Months Got Sore throat (Throat Irritation) Dry couth Not very Mild. I Feel Just like Raw throat all the time.Now its... 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 specialist, and a... Read more »

negative HIV1 and 2 tests after approx 5 months of exposure

Posted by ronny090, 2 Replies
i live in India and had protected ( i am not sure if the condom broke or something wrong happened, once i saw that comdom was tampered while i was taking it out) sex with commercial sex workers around 9 women over a period of 2 years..from 2009 to... Read more »