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Can Men With Hiv Have Kids

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...vaginosis Common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea, Chlamydia, andtrichomoniasis Genital herpes Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and menstruation, many HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD that causes 99% of cervical cancer...
Ask the Experts

Wife HIV+ and Pregnant, Man Not: Are man &child safe?

Dear Sir, If one's spouse have HIV+ [as indicated by a serology screening] and the husband does not yet have[HIV -ve] but have been sleeping /having sex with her for more than 6 months now, how can one/the man avoid getting infected ? Moreover, is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...male partner from a positive female partner-- first, avoid sexual intercourse; second, the use of condoms. Post-exposure treatment with antiretroviral medications can also significantly reduce the risk of infection, but only when initiated... Read more »

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
...children, but don't want to transmit HIV to the female parter or infant. I recently received a brochure from The Center for Women's Reproductive Care at Columbia University regarding discordant couples that want to have children. Here is the ... Read more »

What is the best way to educate yourself about HIV prevention

Dear Dr Frascino,Yesterday before we went trick or treating my 12 year old son revealed to me that he is Gay. I had always had my suspicions but I wasn't expecting him to come out so soon. I thought I would have an easier time with it but the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sure you realize. Certainly most parents would prefer their kids were straight for a variety of reasons -- some of which you mentioned. Yes, there are still a lot of haters out there and the laws regarding marriage and military service are... Read more »

gay men access to Gardasil?

I'm recently out of the closet, and have had very few sexual encounters so far. I realize that I might already be infected with some strains of HPV even after one or two encounters, but still it seems to makes sense that I get vaccinated for the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,HPV infection in men causes genital warts and has been linked to penile and anal cancer. HPV-infected men can transmit the virus to their sexual partners. Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nebraska Settles Lawsuit With Man After Refusing to Allow HIV-Positive Woman to Adopt Child

...Nebraska has reached a settlement with a man who sued the state nine years ago for refusing to allow his HIV-positive wife to adopt a child, the AP/Kansas City Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brian Bond on National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

... The White House liaison to the LGBT community marked Monday, National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, with a commentary calling for a renewed commitment to fight the disease among men who have sex with Read more »
AIDS.gov

Focusing HIV Prevention Efforts on Gay and Bisexual Men

...AIDS.gov blog. Brian Bond , is the Deputy Director of Public Liasion, Office of National AIDS Policy. Today is National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. For me, every day is an "awareness day" about HIV/AIDS. I feel it is important for me... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

New Data Reveal: HIV Hammering Black Gay and Bisexual Men

...meds until I moved out on my own. That was two years later." Darion is one of an escalating number of Black gay and bisexual men -- "men who have sex with men," or MSM, in public-health jargon -- testing positive for HIV. The statistics are... Read more »
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Help - My husband is Bisexual

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...always tried to have anal sex with me - he said it was "tighter" for him (because I have had 3 children). He said that most men liked to have anal sex...Is that true? Anyway, recently I've found out that he is chatting online with men again (of... Read more »

divorce and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...praying all day every day that he will change his mind, but I also know at 38 I dont want to spend the rest of my life without a man to share it with...any advice? Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has daily care for 2 kids. i presume this is ok, but how often should the kids be tested? and what precautions can we easily make to avoid... Read more »

gay men

Posted by Anonymous, 13 Replies
...I asked the forum to take off the gay men and just put men so people will stop thinking about people being gay. we need to stop this when people use gay some people are Read more »