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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
Hello,Yes. A variety of techniques have been developed to significantly reduce the possibility of transmitting HIV to a wife or fetus. These techniques involve sperm washing and in vitro fertilization. See below.Good luck.Dr. BobPlease help me... Read more »

Pregnancy and Sperm Washing (POSITIVE MALE, NEGATIVE FEMALE)

Hi Dr. Frascino,Firstly, thank you for all your great answers and expertise. I have spent the past year researching safe ways for me to get pregnant. My husband is positive, I am negative. Sadly we cannot afford IVF and do not live in a city up...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are not alone in trying to navigate these tricky waters. (See below.) I would suggest you to discuss your plan with your husband's HIV specialist and also with an HIV-knowledgeable obstetrician. You should make certain your... Read more »

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
Hello,Yes, it is possible. The safest way would involve sperm washing followed by artificial insemination. I'll reprint below some information from the archives that discusses this topic in greater detail. It will be crucial to work closely... Read more »

Discordant couple wanting a baby (SPERM WASHING)

Dear Dr. Frascino:Four months ago my husband tested positive for HIV-1 and started treatment right away. Fortunately for me, I tested negative after two years of unprotected sex and really trying hard for a baby. Now that were finally getting used...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,a)Yes, and I posted information about it in the archives. (See below.)b)I know other centers are using similar swim-up techniques successfully. I'm fairly sure there have been reports from Hpital Paul de Viguier in Toulouse among others.... Read more »
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How long after "symptoms" would you test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
How long after "symptoms" would you test positive regardless if you have ARS or not..... Read more »

I've just tested positive. Can't see the point in

Posted by Anonymous, 11 Replies
I've just tested positive for HIV yesterday. I've been with a very loving guy for almost 3 1/2 years and we broke up 4 months ago. I knew it was a bad idea to break up but w e both felt we needed some breathing space inorder to get back ontrack.

While... Read more »

Just notified today I tested positive for HIV

Posted by spike, 19 Replies
My health department contacted me, before my doctor today at work. I found out the HIV test I took came back postive.
I am so afraid!. I don't want to go to sleep. I know I will discuss this with my personal doctor in the morning. But this first... Read more »

How long does it take to turn positive ?

Posted by Timmy, 1 Reply
Negative antibody cmia test at 94, 95,108 and 151 days. Undetectable hiv RNA test at 108 days. My CD4 Count is 778. Negative Western Blot test at 151 days. But my CPK is mildly increased to 196 U/L when to normal range is till 171 U/L. Worried if... Read more »