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Pregnancy and HIV

...be infected if the delivery takes a long time. During delivery, the newborn is exposed to the mother's blood. An HIV-infected father can transmit HIV to his wife and to their child. To reduce this risk, some couples have used sperm washing and artificial insemination. How Can We Prevent Infection of Newborns? What if the father is infected with HIV? Recent studies have shown that it is possible to "wash" the sperm of an HIV-infected...
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I am not the ITALIAN KIND OF GUY

Dr Bob I need your wisdom and advice, I feel desperate, a few months ago to be precise on the 14th of may I had a risk contact with a prostitute in brazil, we had vaginal, oral and some anal stimulation on me with her fingers, we used condoms I saw...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you want to get one for peace of mind, that's totally up to you. The result will be undoubtedly negative.As for donating my sperm, well, the thought of a bunch of "mini-Dr. Bobs" running around the planet is both appealing and more than a bit... Read more »

NOT ITALIAN KIND OF GUY just to let you know

Dr Bob, at last I got to the 6 month mark that is next tuesday, I have tested several times even thoug you told me I was fine after my 14 week third generation Antibody VIH1 and Vih2 non reactive test, Last one was on week 22 same test and it came...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...soon as I have my checking account balanced. By the way I f I cant get my wife pregnant, Is there any way you can donate some sperm? I will love to have a son of yours. Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Your HIV-transmission risk is low two brief... Read more »

Does Truvada/Efavirenz affect your sperm count

I am a 30yr old man I have started treatment cause my CD4 count was 180 and my viral load was 5000. I taking trudava and efavirenz. I noticed that there is a change i my sperms, they are watery instead of being whitish is there an explaination. I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...noticed or reported change in semen quality. Many chemicals can find their way into semen and effect color. Hydration status, food intake, frequency of ejaculation, many other medications--many factors can influence semen quality/quantity. KH Read more »

Elisa positive WB indeterminate next elisa negative

Doc, I was told that my Elisa was positive and my WB was indeterminate. About four weeks after this news I tested again with an Elisa and it came back negative. Confussed
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and... Read more »
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Wasting Syndrome

...wasting in women can start with a loss of fat. What Causes AIDS Wasting? Several factors contribute to AIDS wasting: Low food intake : Low appetite is common with HIV. Also, some AIDS drugs have to be taken with an empty stomach, or with a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...to show up on the test. The viral load test measures virus in the blood. It doesn't tell you about virus in sexual fluids (sperm or vaginal fluids.) The viral load test result was for when your sample was taken, not today. Viral load can... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...body fluids. Examples of casual contact include: social kissing, public venues (pools, theaters, bathrooms), sharing drinks or eating utensils, etc. Insect bites do not transmit HIV. Myths About Clinical Trials The myth: "Clinical... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Window Period The "window period" is the time it takes for a person who has been infected with HIV to react to the virus by creating HIV antibodies. This is called seroconversion. During the window period, people infected with HIV have no... Read more »
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HIV Sperm Washing Clinics in the US

Posted by RayWill, 1 Reply
...fertilization clinics in the southeastern United States (i.e. Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, etc.) who offer sperm washing for HIV serodiscordant couples? Read more »

Elisa and PCR test.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...is very encouraging and that the test can actually pick up antibodies within 3-5 weeks. Are they referring to the PCR test or Elisa test or both? (I just took the Elisa test. Negative after 5 weeks. Does it mean anything?) Read more »

duration Elisa

Posted by Anonymous
...how much time take a laboratory to made an Elisa, is confiable the elisas mades in 2hours Read more »

Sperm

Posted by Anonymous
...could help me with this question.I am a female and i was giving unprotected oral to a man and he pulled out i didn't get any sperm in my mouth but some shot on my face and in my eye,what is the risk getting sperm in my eye if he was hiv... Read more »