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Can An Hiv Male Still Have Children

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Can a HIV male have children

Dr. This might be a stupid question. But i want to know if im HIV positive could i have children? My viral load is undetectable and my T cells 364. Thanks...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...This question is both very simple and very complicated. The simple side is that the chances of your being able to have children is unaffected by HIV infection. The complicated part is whether it's a good idea. Semen is known to transmit the... Read more »

HIV+male HIV- woman and children

Is is possible for HIV+ male and HIV negative woman to have children of their own Read more »

the procedure of having children while hiv+ male and hiv negative woman

My husband is hiv+, his viral load is 16.600 and his t4 is 541. We have a strong wish to have... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Studies, Releases: PMTCT, Treating Children, Male Circumcision; National Prevention Programs; IDUs

...African countries of Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, South Africa and Zambia," where "single-dose nevirapine is used to prevent mother-to-child transmission, along with additional prophylaxis drugs," according to a University of Alabama at Birmingham ... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

... Table of Contents The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discuss with Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Unfriendly Nurses and Culture Hinder Male Involvement in HIV Prevention

... Uganda has been a pioneer in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, with programs dating back to 2000. Though PMTCT is now available at the county level across most of the Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...sexual transmission with the ABC Strategy (Abstain, Be Faithful, use Condoms), the prevention of infections from mothers to children, preventing infections due to unsafe blood and medical injections, and male circumcision, and HIV counseling and... Read more »
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Survey: HIV- women desiring children with HIV+ man

Posted by Poppy
...BAPAC, Bay Area Perinatel AIDS Center is conducting an online survey for HIV- women, desiring to have children with an HIV+ male partner. The goal of this survey is to collect data which will be useful in educating couples, physicians, Read more »

Would Love To have a child

Posted by micah0320, 2 Replies
...I am a 31yo gay black male living in Atlanta, GA. I would love to have a child. Of seven siblings I am the only one without children. If there is a willing HIV+ female (race not important) around the same age that would like to meet and talk... Read more »

Child

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
...Are there any women who would be willing to have a child with a HIV positive black male who is doing very well on therapy? Im just curious to know if this is a possibility or not. Read more »

Having a baby when you are HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 11 Replies
... Having a Baby when you're HIV Positive I'm a 23 year old HIV positive woman considering having a child with my HIV negative husband. Anyone have any experience with this. I know about the sperm washing techniques in Milan. I'm Read more »