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Can An Hiv Positive Women Transmit To A Man

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing this trend, we must have a thorough understanding of the unique issues that affect women living with HIV infection. To date, the medical community has focused a large amount of its research efforts on HIV/AIDS in men. 1 ,2 However, both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have...
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Hiv positive man who wants a child

I am a 26 year old male with hiv. I lost my only child a while back, and always dreamed of having another child when the time was right. Well the time has come but with a kink in my over all plan. I have been hiv pos for over a year now,...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Successful studies have been done in Europe for sperm washing and artificial insemination for couples that want children, but don't want to transmit HIV to the female parter or infant. I recently received a brochure from The Center for... Read more »

statitics on man contracting from women versus man.

My fiance has recently tested positive for HIV. I've had 2 tests done a blood & swab both coming back negative. I'm scared to even have protected sex with him & not sure if I can even handle the relationship anymore. I've...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I think it's time to slow the wedding plans down. First of all, you are "not sure (you) can handle the relationship anymore." And second, you suspect he may have contracted HIV from another man. The two of you definitely have... Read more »

HIV negative woman with positive man - how do I cope?

Dear Dr. Shernoff:I don't know how to make this concise - everything seems so complicated right now that it's hard to put it all into a sentence or two. I am a woman who has been involved for over a year with an HIV+ man. Because he had...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I hear your pain and isolation loud and clear. All of your feelings, fears and concerns are perfectly normal, and it is an enormous burden for you not to be able to openly discuss these crucial issues with your partner. Dr. Robert Remien, at the... Read more »

HIV positive man/negative wife

Thank you for the good work,Am back with same question; had forgotten to include email address.Am a 30 yrs old HIV +ve man. wife is HIV -ve I have two questions;1. which is the better conception option for us and why?-- the In vitro method or the...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Because HIV may be present in semen, artificial insemination may also carry the risk of transmitting HIV to your wife. In vitro fertilization likely has a lower risk of transmission but may carry a higher risk of multiple births. I would urge you to... 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 »

Emotions of a Positive Man

Posted by Foster, 2 Replies
In August-September 1994, I met an older guy named Ron that I really liked. We hit it off right away, we enjoyed going up to Blackhawk and Central City to gamble, and eating great food and drinks at nice restaurants. We became great friends and... Read more »

HIV transmitted through precum for 4 seconds of anal sex?

Posted by mooch3r, 2 Replies
I am 20 years old male. I am growing extremely anxious about a sexual encounter I had with a man last night. I know I should have known better but I met up with a complete stranger over the net, and he took me to a gay sauna. At one point he tried... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex? Read more »