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Does Hiv Affect The Female Reproductive Organs

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mass. Budget Cuts Disproportionately Affect Women's, Girls' Access to HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health Services

Recent cuts to Massachusetts state programs and services are disproportionately affecting women's and girls' access to reproductive health care and HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, according to a study released Tuesday by the Massachusetts... Read more »
The Women's Collective

HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health in the District of Columbia, Recommendations From HIV-Positive Women

"I am somebody's mother, I am somebody's aunt, I am somebody's cousin and I am a human being and I want to be treated as such" -- HIV-positive woman Since the early years of the HIV epidemic, women living with and affected by HIV have fought to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Progress Made in Improving Reproductive Health Services, AIDS Education, but More Effort Needed, Report Says

Although nations worldwide have made some progress in improving women's reproductive health and human rights, many countries still have a "long way to go" in order to meet the goals set at the 1994 International Conference on Population and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, the safest and most effective way involves sperm washing and in vitro fertilization. See below.Dr. BobArtificial Insemination vs. In Vitro Fertilization Feb 25, 2010Hi Dr. Bob,My question is about starting a family through artificial... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm sorry to hear about your boyfriend's recent HIV diagnosis. Regarding your risk, I suggest you read through the information in the archives of this forum in the chapters dedicated to magnetic couples, HIV-sexual prevention and... Read more »

HIV + male HIV - female

Dr. I have a question concerning having children. I have asked my HIV specialist and I am getting mixed answers. I am HIV pos and my wife is HIV neg. we really want to have a child, is it really possible to have a child without endangering her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll repost a response form Dr. Sharon Lee below that addresses this problem.Good luck!Dr. BobResources for Positive Men & Negative Women Who Want a BabyOct 16, 2004 Response from Dr. Lee Several people have written recently asking... Read more »

Reproductive Possibilities

Michael, I am a nurse looking for information about the issues surrounding HIV+ women and PLANNED pregnancy. I have done lengthy literature reviews and have found little on this subject. I find that most of the information surrounds women who find...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am not at all knowledgeable in the area of HIV and reproductive health and do not know the literature or resources. Perhaps if you resubmitted your question to the Body's medical expert he culd direct you to the right places to get the kind... Read more »
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WHY! DO WE HAVE TROUBLE WITH OUR FEMALE ORGANS

Posted by Brave43, 1 Reply
WELL,THIS WAS MYFIRST ER VISIT TO THE HOSPITAL ON WEDNESDAY,AUG 17,2011,I HAD PAIN SO BAD THE NIGHT BEFORE SO I DIDN`T TELL MY MOTHER THAT I WAS HURTING SO BAD SO,I TRY TO GO TO SLEEP BUT I COULDN`T SO I JUST ROLL AND ROLL UNTIL I FINAL FELL
TO SLEEP... Read more »

New Organization for INternational Service by HIV+

Posted by clr100
On March first I launched Volunteer Positive, the first international volunteer service organization for people living with HIV. I will be taking HIV affected and infected people to serve internationally and connecting them with parallel HIV... Read more »

organ donor had hiv in window period

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
Home / News / Nation
4 patients get HIV from organ donor
Email|Print| Text size + By Lindsey Tanner
AP Medical Writer / November 13, 2007
CHICAGO --A troubling case in which a high-risk organ donor infected four patients with the AIDS virus and... Read more »

Hiv survival on organic surfaces (e.g. skin, hair)

Posted by Antre, 2 Replies
Hallo. I have read a lot of articles before asking this question but I still have a question (maybe due to the fact that I do not have medical knowledge). We know that HIV does not survive for very long outside the body. Actually as soon as the body... Read more »