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Conceiving Kids After Hiv

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HIV Fear after 12 year- Married with 3&1/2 year old kid

Hi Doc,I am in deep fear & concerned about HIV. I had one time protected sex (with condom) with HIV + female approx. 12 years ago. After 2-3 days of encounter i got few red rashes on & around my neck & shoulder area (7-8 in numbers). I...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe protected sex you had protected you from HIV transmission. Knowing your wife and son are HIV negative is good, but you could still be infected and just by chance your wife and son were not. I'm not saying that you are HIV infected, but... Read more »

are hiv meds making it hard to conceive?

i got pregnant in 2003(when i was 36 and had been hiv pos for 13 years but not on any medication).... Read more »

are hiv meds making it hard to conceive?

i got pregnant in 2003(when i was 36 and had been hiv pos for 13 years but not on any medication).... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

French Study Clears HAART of Cancer Link in Kids

There is no evidence that anti-HIV drugs cause cancer in adults. However, these medicines are taken by pregnant HIV positive women, and therefore could, in theory, have a negative effect on the fetus and, later, infant. This possibility arises for a... Read more »
TheBody.com

Caring for HIV-Negative Kids (and Yourself) in an "HIV Family"

Shana Cozad Angela Davey Jessica Mardis Rusti Miller-Hill What's it like to raise babies as a woman living with HIV? The past 15 years have brought studies that have shown, beyond a shadow of a doubt, just how low... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV/AIDS Kids Enjoying Their Own Magical Summer

For the sixth summer in a row, HIV-positive children and young adults from all over the West Coast have come to Camp Kindle, a free camp in the Santa Clarita Valley, for the fun and games their HIV-negative peers take for granted. "I like coming... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Parents Boycott India School After HIV Kids Allowed Back

The battle of a group of HIV-positive children to attend school in the southern Indian state of Kerala continues. The latest twist in the six-month saga came last week when the Christian school allowed them to return to class but parents of fellow... Read more »
Connect With Others

Looking for +/- couple trying to conceive 4 story

Posted by Poppy
I was recently contacted by a woman who works for a national magazine. She is interested in profiling an HIV-negative woman who is married to a positive man and either recently gave birth, is currently pregnant, or is trying to conceive.

She hopes to... Read more »

Wanting kids

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
Hi, this is my first time to post anything like this. I was diagnosed almost a year now (July 8). Im a straight man broke up with my girl at that time and had unprotected sex with a woman. It was fine until I went in for my routine check up before I... Read more »

Boston Kid is at is again on the webmd boards.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I cannot believe this. He posted again on the HIV/AIDS forum under yet another alias aka Raymond in Boston LOL and his name is actually Bob. Again, same old scenario he rants and raves on th same old stuff!!! Bob you do not get it do you? You know... Read more »

scared to death for kids

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Myself and my 10 and 8 year old were just diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. What realistically are our chances and why did it take so long. Read more »