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Can I Get Hiv If I'm Clean And My Girlfriend Is Clean

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Girlfriend is HIV POS & we want a baby.

So, my girlfriend is HIV positive. I'm HIV negative and we're looking to have a child soon. We've not thus far had unprotected sex. Her VL is 400. I just want to know how much at risk I am for contracting HIV (percentage rate?). Either way, we...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The risk is small but not zero. I think it would make more sense to have her conceive by artificial insemination using your sperm then for you to take that risk via unprotected sex. Read more »

if me or my girlfriend are hiv+

a couple weeks ago my girlfriend gave me oral sex and now she has a white spot on her uluva and... Read more »

Spent a night with HIV+ Ex girlfriend

Dr. Bob,This is the first time I am writing to you as I have no idea how to deal with my worry.I... Read more »
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Need Help: Girlfriend has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...completley insane. I've never posted here before and I'm counting on you folks. I'm heterosexual and don't know much about hiv/aids but I'm researching. Am I nuts? Or can we have some kind of normal life together? Should I be running the other... Read more »

2 unprotected sexual encounters

Posted by sadface, 5 Replies
...since we have been married. I had unprotected sex with 2 old boyfriends at two different times. The one boyfriend has a serious girlfriend of 3 years and is "clean" the other was tested 7 months ago and is "clean" he has been with the same... Read more »

I'm + but I want children of my own

Posted by stillhere, 3 Replies
...wrong kind of guys, in fact, back in the day, prior to me living that lifestyle I was actually hurt consitantly from my last 3 girlfriend's, all by them cheating on me! and it was always when I was considering marriage, well 3 strikes I'm out,... Read more »

Oral sex and gingivitis?

Posted by grcboy28, 2 Replies
...I have a new girlfriend. We've been dated now for about 3 mos. We always use condoms and so far none has broken. I found out that she has had a few Read more »