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Does Safe Sex Refer To Not Getting Pregnant

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Safer Sex Why Practice Safer Sex? Pregnancy Guidelines Why Latex? Safe Sex Guidelines Lubricant Condoms & Other Safer Sex Devices Types of Condoms Using Condoms Prevent Condom Breakage Using Condoms During Oral Sex Condom Availability Using Dental Dams & Plastic Wrap for Oral Sex Using Dildoes and...
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Safe sex, Safer Sex or No Sex ?

Dear Dr. Ryan. Very good work on this forum, hope you can keep on and help more people.I always practice safe sex, that mean whatever oral sex(Both giving and receiving) or anal sex (Receiving) all use condoms all the time. In addition, everytime...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
First of all, it sounds like you are doing all of the right things. You are doing your best to protect yourself from HIV infection by using condoms during oral and anal sex and you are getting antibody tested. It is highly unlikely that you would... Read more »

Safe sex (POSITIVE PREGNANCY)

My questions are: Is it advisable for couple on medication with cd4 above 150 to have unprotected sex cos we want to have baby? Does protected sex have any negative effect on anyone already on medication? Apart from condoms, are there any other form...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your first question involves pregnancy while being HIV positive. See the information below that addresses this topic in detail. Unprotected sex is not a good idea, due to the possibility of dual infection (reinfection, superinfection). There... Read more »

hiv and getting pregnant

I had a possible exposure last week with a sex trade worker though I wore a condom but inserted fingers without protection.Question: My girlfriend wants to start a family as soon as possible. I know I have to be tested first as I don't want to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Does your girlfriend, who wants to start a family ASAP, know you've been hooking up with hookers? I'm not being judgmental. I just wonder if you are as ready as your girlfriend to start a family. OK, that's for the two of you to... Read more »

Wife HIV+ and Pregnant, Man Not: Are man &child safe?

Dear Sir, If one's spouse have HIV+ [as indicated by a serology screening] and the husband does not yet have[HIV -ve] but have been sleeping /having sex with her for more than 6 months now, how can one/the man avoid getting infected ? Moreover,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your questions.First, there are only a few ways to prevent infection to the male partner from a positive female partner-- first, avoid sexual intercourse; second, the use of condoms. Post-exposure treatment with antiretroviral... Read more »
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Getting Pregnant Hiv +/- couple

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a HIV + woman engaged to a HIV - man. We want to have a baby. What are the options on getting pregnant?? Is artificial insemination the only way?? I read on this website that it's possible to "do it yourself", insert the mans sperm in the... Read more »

Getting pregnant with + husband

Posted by Jen1, 3 Replies
Hey everyone,

I was hoping that maybe some of you can help me. I am married to a man who is HIV+ we have been married for 5 years. I am negative. We have wanted to have a child for a long time now, but we are not getting much support from the... Read more »

Timed, Unprotected Sex to Get Pregnant

Posted by CSS, 3 Replies
I posted my story on another thread about magnetic/serodiscordant couples trying to have a baby, but since it was so long and the thread was pretty old, I thought I'd start a new one. Plus, I'd really like to hear folks' opinion on the matter.

I'm an... Read more »

Protects sex with no Condom tear 100 % safe??

Posted by nikhil
I read that condom provided 100% protection if it was used correctly and there was no slippage and breakage. I had a huge relief as I had protected sex with a possibly infected csw.

But trying to understand more about HIV, I went into a lot of... Read more »