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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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Final question from crazy straight jacket guy

Hi Really, really sorry to bother you but this should be my last time. I was just wondering if there is anything which would affect a test result at 3 months. Just had second thoughts when you said that fruits and vegtables had no effect (thought...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...curiosity took over and I decided to take a look at the tissue and why it was mouldy. It was then I realised that it was my sperm from about 5 days previously. Before I realised this I picked up another tissue which also had my sperm on from... Read more »

Dr Bob - NO-ONE makes me laugh like you!

Dear Dr BobJust had to write in and say that NO-ONE makes me laugh like you!! Your answers recently (especially to the chicken bone guy!) have had me laughing out loud. I've had some hiv worries lately, most of them not really legitimate (via body...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,It's always comforting to know my admittedly twisted sense of humor is appreciated by at least some of the readers of this forum. As Paul Rudnick, the celebrated playwright and author once wrote: ""Only money, rage, and science can conquer AIDS.... Read more »

Is it worth me getting tested?

Hi its the kfc boy again. I was just wondering is it worth me getting tested because I keep having thoughts of HIV and how I have got it from the chicken in the trash can incident, i keep thinking to myself did I rub my eyes because the HIV on the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...OK?Do you need an HIV test? No, you need a less greasy fast food and, most likely, a psychiatrist's couch.If you want to get HIV tested, go ahead. There is absolutely no medical justification to do so. The result will unquestionably be negative.... Read more »

Please Help ! Donation Promised

Dear Dr. BobI am greatful to your response. Well, i am putting my situation and updates again infront of you. "On 7th Jan 2009, i went to KFC and need to goto washroom. While sitting on the toilet, my penis side touched the toilet surface for less...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...curiosity took over and I decided to take a look at the tissue and why it was mouldy. It was then I realised that it was my sperm from about 5 days previously. Before I realised this I picked up another tissue which also had my sperm on from... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...blood tests one month after you start treatment and then every one to three months. You're Already on Anti-HIV Drugs "Since I tested positive I have been thinking about becoming pregnant. I have now been on meds for over a year and if I choose... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Having a Baby When You're HIV Positive

...he submits a semen specimen to the laboratory. The sperm from that specimen is cryopreserved and the rest of the specimen is tested for virus. If we detect any virus, the sperm are discarded. It's not a matter of how much virus can you wash... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...Calcium Calcium, one of the most important minerals in your body, is a majorpart of bones and teeth. Blood calcium is tested to check for a range ofconditions relating to the bones, heart, nerves, kidneys, and teeth. ... Read more »
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HIV Testing

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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 »

Wanting kids

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
Hi, this is my first time to post anything like this. I was diagnosed almost a year now (July 8). Im a straight man broke up with my girl at that time and had unprotected sex with a woman. It was fine until I went in for my routine check up before I... Read more »

Telling Friends

Posted by toby75, 11 Replies
Just got diagnosed one month ago and it was a HUGE shock, I'm still not entirely sure how or when it happened, I feel completely ashamed and depressed and do not want to tell anyone. I have only told two really close friends as I know they would... Read more »

Worried

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...any sperm spilled out. I took a shower (not that it matters). I'm terrified that I may have contracted HIV. He said he's been tested recently and we OK but who knows what that means. I will get a test in two months, but has anyone been through... Read more »