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Do People Get 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...
Ask the Experts

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 »

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 »

Sustiva the cause of diminished sperm production

I have taken sustiva for with combivir since 2000.Fter the first 6 months my sperm production decreased until now it is non existent.My dctor for many years told me that the drugs could not cause this. Two years ago I started going to a new doctor...
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...Newsday reports. New York City Council member Philip Reed (D) said, "First of all, how do they know if you are gay? There are people who have sex with the same sex but don't identify as gay. If I have a feather on my cap and wear a bracelet, am... 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 »
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Ex boyfriend HIV postive

Posted by honeybee55_1952, 4 Replies
...I am not sure what I should do...I but for the grace of God didnt get HIV from my exboyfriend he didnt tell me until after we had been together quiet awhile and then I forced the issue because of the Read more »

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 »

Future Relationships

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...the world would marry or even date somebody like me? I realize somebody will point me to the personals, but there are like 3 people on the sites I have seen 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 »