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Can A Man Get Hiv From A Woman

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HIV+ man, HIV- woman, IVF

I am an HIV+ man and I am interested in fathering a child. Is there risk of infestion to an HIV- woman if an egg is harvested, fertilized in vitro, and then returned to the mother?
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...in the fluid surrounding the fertilized egg or on the egg itself even after washing. Therefore when the egg is implanted, the woman might become infected. Although I think this risk is very small, it is probably not zero. Read more »

My husband got HIV from an infected Man or Woman?

I am starting to wonder whether or not my husband is telling me the truth about his activity with... Read more »

HIV(-) man in love with HIV(+) woman

i am a HIV(-) male in love with HIV(+) woman that i would love to spend the rest of my life with.... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Circumcision Might Reduce Risk of HIV Transmission From Woman to Man by About 70%, Study Says

... Male circumcision can reduce by about 70% the risk of men contracting HIV through sexual intercourse with women, according to a study conducted by French and South African researchers, the Wall Street Journal reports. Lead researcher Bertran Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nebraska Settles Lawsuit With Man After Refusing to Allow HIV-Positive Woman to Adopt Child

...Nebraska has reached a settlement with a man who sued the state nine years ago for refusing to allow his HIV-positive wife to adopt a child, the AP/Kansas City Star reports. Both parties signed an agreement not to disclose the terms Read more »
The Body

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: HIV in Women and Men: What's the Difference?

...men. However, there are differences between men and women when it comes to living with HIV -- in fact, living with HIV as a woman can often be more complicated than it is for a man. CHILDREN More than half of HIV-positive women have children.... Read more »
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sex HIV-woman HIV+ man

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have met the most wonderful man almost a year ago. We met through a friend of mine that I work with. She does not know that he is positive. It took 2 months before he told me. We have not slept together. He told me from the beginning that he... Read more »

Woman Falling in Love with an HIV+ Man

Posted by Natural, 4 Replies
...all very new to me... I only recently found out that a man I had dated in the past, who has recently come back into my life is HIV positive. Despite the clinical information that I am able to obtain online/from counselors - can anyone offer any... Read more »

Looking for HIV+ woman

Posted by madman28, 4 Replies
...Hi people I'm a HIV+ man. I'm 28 just looking for a female friend out their to get to know. Don't have positive friends. Read more »

HIV neg woman sex with AIDS infected man

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have a question that may sound stupid...I am an HIV neg female who had sex with my really close friend who has progressed to AIDS. I used a female condom and he used a condom as Read more »