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Can Hiv Transmit From Female To Male

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I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, the safest and most effective way involves sperm washing and in vitro fertilization. See below.Dr. BobArtificial Insemination vs. In Vitro Fertilization Feb 25, 2010Hi Dr. Bob,My question is about starting a family through artificial... Read more »

Transmission risks with an HIV+ female, HIV- male

I keep reading mixed messages about the risk of transmission from a poitive female to a negative... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infection/HIV Counseling Services Received by Teen Males, 1995-2002

The authors set out to determine whether improvements have been made in the delivery of sexually transmitted infection (STI) and/or HIV counseling services to teenage males. Analysis was performed on data from two nationally representative surveys... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bacterial Vaginosis Is Associated With Higher Risk of Female-to-Male Transmission of HIV

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is an imbalance of naturally occurring vaginal micro-organisms caused by a decrease in normal helpful bacteria and an increase in harmful bacteria. BV increases women's risks of acquiring HIV and other STDs as well as... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Put a Ring on It: Upgrading to FC2 Female Condoms

With Black women experiencing sky-high rates of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases , public health officials and women's groups are employing new tools to empower them to protect themselves. The latest gadget? FC2, the second-generation... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Examine Effect of Male Circumcision on Female Partners

Researchers on Sunday at the 15th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston discussed a study that examined the effect of male circumcision on female partners, the New York Times reports. Although the researchers said... Read more »
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is there any couple (male and female) HIV+

Posted by Unlucky2, 1 Reply
i wouold like to find a couple that is HIV positive and both partners are Positiive i would like to know about your experience cause i need advise... my girlfriend might have HIV cause i a HIV+ and i dont know how to tell her Read more »

Oral...Male to Female

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey...does anyone know the risk factor of an HIV male giving oral sex to a female.....what are the factors, and what has to happen for infection to take place....thanks for your time

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female-male transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What does everyone think of this article? Very interesting

http://www.poz.com/archive/october2001/inside/vaginamonologues.html

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Female to male transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is there any truth that female to male transmission of HIV is rare? Where can I get some truth on this matter? I had a 1 night stand with somone that I met online. It was unprotected vaginal sex. Please someone tell me that my chances are very... Read more »