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Can Hiv Positive Females Have Ivf Fertilization

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IVF for - HepC Male (Positive) and Female (Negative)

Hi Doc,My world has turned upside down with the news that I (Male) am tested positive for Hepatitis C but fortunately my wife has been tested negative. We have been trying to have baby for last 4 years but no luck so we thought of going for IVF. But...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
HCV infected males can have sperm washings before in vitro fertilization (IVF) so that you will not be infectious to your wife. If you don't infect your wife, your baby is not at risk.Even with routine intercourse there is a risk of spreading... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Japan: HIV Couples Barred From IVF Therapy

Japan's Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has postponed plans to use in vitro fertilization for two couples who are both infected with HIV. The IVF was approved by Tokyo's Ogikubo Hospital in January of last year, but the ministry said more... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Repeat Viral Testing of IVF Couples Not Needed: Study

Running repeat tests for HIV and hepatitis B and C on couples before each cycle of in-vitro fertilization treatment is unnecessary, a new study suggests. The initial screening is enough if the couple reports no new risk factors, according to Drs.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fertility Intentions of HIV-Infected Women in the United Kingdom

In the current study, the authors sought to explore fertility intentions among HIV-positive UK women and to assess the effect of HIV treatment, as well as interventions to prevent mother-to-child transmission, on these intentions. The team noted... Read more »
TheBody.com

Breaking the Taboos: Pregnancy Planning and Fertility Issues for People Living With HIV/AIDS in the United States

This article is part of a transcript of a presentation delivered at the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria . The original session took place on July 21, 2010. Jump to the table of contents to see other articles in the series. ... Read more »
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anyone that has done IVF?

Posted by stardust21, 1 Reply
Just curious if anyone has done IVF to concieve a child b/c of their partner's HIV status. Dh and I are going to be starting the process shortly and would love it if there was someone that I could relate to whether it was successful or not.

Also... Read more »

fertility help

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Does anyone know of any clinics that do in fact help hiv+ women ? or any clinics that will perform a tubal ligation reversal on hiv+ women???

I was in a bad marriage and had a tubal ligation 12 years ago. I've had hiv for over 18 years, and I'm... Read more »

SEEKING FERTILITY DOCS WHO TREAT POSITIVE COUPLES!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello Friends,

My husband and I are both positive and have been researching having a baby for 2 years. We are both healthy with undetectable viral loads and high cd4 counts and we are well aware of the risks. I know under the Americans With... Read more »

I'm a female teen whos HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hello,
I'm new here. I'm 13years old and I'm HIV positive. I don't know alot of teens who have AIDS/HIV and I'm starting to want to have more contact with teens like me. It gets boring talking to my dad about all my teenage issues that always end up... Read more »