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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

"In parts of Africa, only about half of babies born to mothers with HIV receive the HIV prevention drug nevirapine," according to a study published Wednesday, HealthDay News/ U.S. News & World Report reports. The study , which was part of an... Read more »

Vitamin D Deficiency More Common Among Perinatally HIV-Infected Children Than HIV-Uninfected Children

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

Table of Contents Introduction The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself Related Info Sheets by The Well Project Introduction HIV is a tough subject for parents,... 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 country, gaps remain. Statistics from the Health Ministry... Read more »
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I'm a heterosexual male with HIV

Posted by PozInOrlando, 6 Replies
I'm new to this forum, allow me to introduce myself. I'm a 22 year old hetero male living in Orlando, Florida and in late July I discovered I was HIV+. I had caught the virus after being versatile with a transgendered woman when I lived in Las Vegas... Read more »

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 »

I am a POZ male who wants a child. Any woman who wants same?

Posted by Morris, 1 Reply
I am a young, in my early thirties, dark, professional guy who lives in London, UK. I am looking for a woman who wants a child, pls keep in touch if that's you,
Been looking around and all I could get were neg women.
Drop me an email on... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
My boyfriend who has had HIV for the past 8 years just got his numbers back. Good number is up to 1118, Viral load is 789. He has fluxuated like this for the past 8 years.

I guess what Im looking for is someone to speak to me about their... Read more »