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Gel That Prevents Hiv Transmission

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gel that prevents hiv transmission

I am hiv positive and my husband is negative, we want to have a child, is there a gel that can help my husband prevent the transmission?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThere is no gel to protect your husband. This is a conversation to have with a HIV OBGYN specialist. You can have children but just need to ensure that you are the right treatment and that your virus is under control. We are close to having a... Read more »

TENOFOVIR GEL

I CAME TO KNOW ABOUT TENOFOVIR GEL WHICH CAN APPLY BY WOMEN TO AVOID HIV TRANSMISSION FROM THEIR... Read more »

There is a need for a second HIV transmission and prevention forum

Dear DocI think this site should start another forum on safe sex and prevention. Mr. Kull... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cellulose Gel May Increase Vaginal HIV Transmission

The fact that more than 50 percent of adults with HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa are women demonstrates the urgent need for female-initiated methods of HIV prevention. But newly published research reports a set-back to efforts to formulate a vaginal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effectiveness of COL-1492, a Nonoxynol-9 Vaginal Gel, on HIV-1 Transmission in Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled Trial

Although the male condom, when used consistently and correctly, provides high levels of protection against HIV-1 and other STDs, negotiating its use is not always feasible for many women. Therefore, there is a need for a female-controlled method for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gel Safe and Acceptable as Approach to Preventing HIV From Anal Sex

U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers report that a reduced-glycerin formulation of tenofovir gel was safe and acceptable to HIV-negative women and men who used the anti-HIV gel rectally in a phase I clinical trial (MTN-007). NIH is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

African Scientists' Search for Female-Controlled Microbicide Gel to Prevent HIV Continues

AllAfrica.com examines efforts by African researchers to develop a female-controlled HIV prevention method, writing, "[S]cientists searching for a gel or vaccine that can prevent HIV infection ride a rollercoaster of hope and disappointment." The... Read more »
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HIV PREVENTION GEL

Posted by reparatur
Need support and a snazzy name for HIV prevention gel...

Microbicides gel or cream can stop the transmission of HIV and STD's. It's also women controlled and would therefore be ideal in many parts of the world where women can not negotiate with their... Read more »

link CDC transmission risk table

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
does anyone have a link to the CDC website's transmission risk table, that displayed the likelihood of contracting HIV based on the exposure type? (it had data like 5 in every 10,000 exposures, etc)

I've searching that site and the internet for the... Read more »

HIV Prevention: What you need to know!

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies

HIV Prevention: What you need to know!

Twenty three years since I first began to witness the horrific illnesses and deaths caused by HIV and still today, very few people have an understanding of HIV. The world population is ignorant about HIV! We... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The author gave permission to publish this resignation letter.

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June 3, 1999
Robin Keene, SCHNS, Communicable Disease Supervisor
Manatee County Health Department

Dear Ms. Keene,
Please accept my resignation from employment with the Health... Read more »