Can Hiv Be Passed Through Genetics

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Hiv Genetic?

I am HIV positive and have a question pertaining to the genetic possibility of passing this disease on to offspring. Would this be highly likley? I have been negative due to medicine for over 10 years. Would this still be possible?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...No, HIV is not transmitted genetically. It can be passed from an infected mother to her child during childbirth. However, this is not Read more »

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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