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Do People Catch AIDS From Sperm

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AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...know the HIV status of your partner. You might not even have been tested yourself. It can be very difficult to talk about HIV status. See Fact Sheet 204 for some ideas. What Are the Special Issues for Mixed Couples? People in mixed-status relationships face all the same things as other couples. But there are some extra issues: The HIV-positive partner might focus on not infecting their partner. The HIV-negative partner may...
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CHILD SARING IN DISCORDANT COUPLES (PREGNANCYAND SPERM WASHING, POSITIVE MALE, NEGATIVE FEMALE, 2009)

I AM HIV POSITIVE, MY WIFE NEGATIVE; CAN WE HAVE CHILDREN WITH THE RISK OF INFECTING HER?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...problem.Good luck!Dr. BobResources for Positive Men & Negative Women Who Want a Baby Oct 16, 2004 Response from Dr. LeeSeveral people have written recently asking for information about sperm washing and their hopes about having a baby when the... 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
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...problem. Good luck! Dr. Bob Resources for Positive Men & Negative Women Who Want a Baby Oct 16, 2004 Response from Dr. Lee Several people have written recently asking for information about sperm washing and their hopes about having a baby when... Read more »

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
...you can tell your dad I said so, OK? Dr. Bob does jacking off cause acne or make it worse (MASTURBATION) Jul 18, 2007 i hear people say that jacking off cause pimples and or makes it worse is this true Response from Dr. Frascino Hello,... Read more »

efavirenz and sperm count

does efavirenz have any effect on sperm count?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV infection may decrease sperm production in some patients. The effect of individual HIV drugs is unclear since there are scattered reports but no consistent data linking any one drug to clearly decreased sperm 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

...artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization under certain guidelines. The state in 1989 began prohibiting HIV-positive people from donating sperm, blood or tissue in an attempt to curb the spread of the virus. The law has prevented... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...women face stigma and discrimination because of choices they make about having children. Stigma is the negative judgment some people make about you because they think your choice is wrong. Stigma about HIV can limit the services available to you.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...get through it. Latex is inexpensive and available in many styles. It has two drawbacks: oils make it fall apart, and some people are allergic to it. Polyurethane is an option for people who are allergic to latex. One brand of female condom and... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...is known as acute infection or primary infection ), your immune system tries to mount a defense. That defense can cause many people to develop symptoms that usually go away after a few days. Here's the catch: Those symptoms, when they do occur... Read more »
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Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
...toilet paper. I am afraid that someone who used the roll before me may have pour infected blood into the roll, or he could eject sperm into the roll....Then when I used that roll to wipe my vagina and anus, the blood or sperm could enter my body... Read more »

freaking out...new relationship with POS man...

Posted by plenty, 7 Replies
...wondering if i have exposed myself to the virus. also, are these activities as reckless as i am imagining? i really like this person and want to give him and us a chance, but my inner self is losing it with fear. i have read quite a lot, but it... 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 »

scared.......

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...that. do u think i will be infected??????????? i tot there is a chance to get infected if contact with body fluid of a HIV+ person..thx Read more »