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Chances Of Getting HIV From Sperm

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Ask the Experts

sawalling your own sperm (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2009)

can u swallaw ur own sperm if not did i cacth any thing
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ready to kick the bucket, say next Tuesday perhaps? Dude, relax. Masturbation is normal and quite healthy. It does not cause HIV/AIDS or anything other than sticky fingers and the urge to yell "Oh! Oh! Oh!!! Ahhhhhhhh!!!!!!!" (See below.) I'd... Read more »

Donor HIV+, sperm in freezer (no MD supervision), at risk?

My sperm donor recently tested positive for HIV. 5-9 months ago, he donated sperm which I kept in... Read more »

Children and aids (SPERM WASHING) (PREGNANCY) (POSITIVE PREGNANCY)

I was wondering if a man who has AIDs is able to impregnate his wife safely Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Senate Approves Bill That Would Allow HIV-Positive Men to Have Sperm Washed, Used for Fertility Treatments

...HIV-positive man cannot undergo fertility treatments with his donated sperm, Deborah Cohan, medical director of the Bay Area Perinatal AIDS Center, said. She added that many of those couples try to conceive through intercourse, which increases... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA to Implement Guidelines Banning MSM From Donating Sperm Because of Perceived HIV Risk

...and eggs from a person's sexual partner. The rules also include exceptions for repeat anonymous sperm donors ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 5/21/04). In addition, the guidelines would not prevent men who have had male sexual partners within... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Senate Committee Approves Bill That Would Allow HIV-Positive Men to Have Sperm Washed, Used for Fertility Treatments

...HIV-positive man cannot undergo fertility treatments with his donated sperm, Deborah Cohan, medical director of the Bay Area Perinatal AIDS Center, said. She added that many of those couples try to conceive through intercourse, which increases... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Senate Committee to Debate Bill That Would Allow HIV-Positive Men to Have Sperm Washed, Used for Fertility Treatments

...man have used reproductive technology, not one case of HIV transmission has been reported, according to Cohan ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 3/7). Comments Cohan said that the bill "has nothing to [do] with how someone got HIV," adding,... Read more »
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HIV Sperm Washing Clinics in the US

Posted by RayWill, 1 Reply
...fertilization clinics in the southeastern United States (i.e. Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, etc.) who offer sperm washing for HIV serodiscordant couples? Read more »

We are using a sperm donor to have a baby

Posted by clairedh, 2 Replies
...My husband is positive and I am negative. We have been married for 6 years. We have finally decided to use a sperm donor to have a baby. Is there anyone else out there in a similar situation? I am not sure how to explain to our family members Read more »

Looking 4 help on having a baby with hiv+ hubby

Posted by Charlie, 5 Replies
...anyone give me some addvice on having children with my hubby who is positive. We are living in the UK and have looked into sperm washing but we would have to pay 5,000 for each treatment which we cant aford to do so the only other option for us... Read more »

Having a baby when you are HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 11 Replies
...positive woman considering having a child with my HIV negative husband. Anyone have any experience with this. I know about the sperm washing techniques in Milan. I'm just worried that it'll be all too much for me. Any new HIV-positive mothers... Read more »