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Can You Get Hiv From A Woman

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The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Single Woman or HIV-Positive Woman in Same-Sex Relationship (Serodiscordant or Seroconcordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ single woman or an HIV+ woman in a same-sex relationship seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for a Woman's Body: What Every HIV-Positive Woman Should Know About the Care and Prevention of GYN Problems

Table of Contents Introduction How Often Should You Go? What to Expect in the Office Common GYN Problems How to Prepare for Your GYN Care Appointment: A Checklist and Questions for Your Provider Introduction For women living... Read more »
Women Alive

Thank You From An HIV+ Woman

I have always wanted to publicly thank all of you who have worked so hard to represent HIV positive women, but I could never put my name to it. Finally, I realized that I could write an anonymous thank you letter. Even though I am not part of "the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

hiv- woman & hiv+ man want to have a baby

Hello. I am an hiv neg woman wishing to have a baby with my hiv+ husband. I read your answer to 'Hiv+man, HIV- woman, IVF' and I found out that my egg could be harvested, fertilized and returned in me. I understand it is not completely...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
I do not know where you live, but Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD has an In Vitro Fertilization program run by Dr. Jairo Garcia. I know that the program has not performed such a procedure for an HIV discordant couple, but he is willing to... Read more »

hiv+woman with hiv-guy

i am hiv+ woman and my viral load has been undectible for almost a year now, my boyfriend who is negative wants to have unprotected sex with me, and eventually we both would like to have a child someday. my boyfriend is circumsized (if that makes...
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
I would NOT advise unprotected sex. The risk of transmission is low, but NOT zero. It is absolutely possible to have a baby. Probably best done through his sperm donation and insemination or in vitro fertilization. This is also probably best done... Read more »

Pregnancy - HIV+Woman/HIV-Man

I have been positive for 10 years. I am currently on Combivir and Viracept. My viral load is undetectable and my CD4 count is over 600. My husband and I are interested in having a child. We have found numerous sources of information about the...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Pregnancy is not thought to cause progression of HIV disease. CD4 cell counts typically remain stable when adjusted for the increase in blood volume, and HIV RNA levels only rise slightly or not at all pre and post delivery. Fo more information, you... Read more »

How can a HIV- woman live with a HIV+ man?

This question is in response to a woman who was contemplating marrying someone with HIV. My husband and I have been married for four years.Before the wedding,I did a lot of praying and sought advise from people in our church. But in the end it was...
Steven Pieters

Response from Steven Pieters

Metropolitan Community Church of LA
Thanks for sharing your personal story about a marriage where one is HIV+ and the other HIV-. The Body and I do not endorse or promote this "sperm-washing" procedure or other anecdotal treatments.... Read more »
Connect With Others

sex HIV-woman HIV+ man

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have met the most wonderful man almost a year ago. We met through a friend of mine that I work with. She does not know that he is positive. It took 2 months before he told me. We have not slept together. He told me from the beginning that he... Read more »

i am an hiv+ woman...

Posted by Anonymous
My name is Cecilia, I'm an HIV+ women. When I was nineteen, in
1990, living my rebeld and challengeous adolescence, looking for
any kind of limits in life (or who knows what) I used intravenous
druggs. In 1993 while I was recovering my understanding... Read more »

Looking for HIV+ woman

Posted by madman28, 4 Replies
Hi people I'm a HIV+ man. I'm 28 just looking for a female friend out their to get to know. Don't have positive friends. Read more »

Looking For Young HIV+ Woman for Educational Video

Posted by Anonymous
Human Relations Media (HRMVIDEO.COM), one of the nations leading producers of educational media, is looking for a young HIV+ woman to talk with teenagers as part of roundtable discussion for an HIV/AIDS Video. Please feel free to contact the... Read more »