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Getting Hiv From Husband

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My husband is getting better--I am so glad

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My husband is up and out of bed this past week. He has AIDS-now I am hoping to get him back in HIV status. His viral load is over 100,000 and his cd4 count was under 20. Symptoms of aids wasting, almost 30 pounds in a month, and he was so sick and... 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 »

My husband has HIV, I'm still waiting to find out

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Husband HIV+, I'm still waiting

On December 16, our world came crashing down around us. Routine
blood work for a physical showed my husband had low white cell
counts. His MD wanted to run another full panel and include an
HIV test, "just to be sure"... Read more »

I have just found out my husband is HIV +

Posted by jayne, 10 Replies
Last Tuesday My husband was taken into hospital with pneumonia. They couldn't get his temperature changed antibioctics...his lung was drained twice...(pleural effusion), he had lost so much weight almost overnight. They tested him for hiv... Read more »

HIV + Husband, I'm -

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My husband of 3 months just had two positive Elisa tests. I was tested after we found out about him and it came back negative. We have not gone for the Westen Blot test yet, since we need a break from all the stress of testing and waiting for... Read more »
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Husband HIV+ Wife - husband died of overdose

Dear Dr.'s, My husband died about 1-1/2 ago due to drug overdose. I was married for about 6 1/2 years He was hiv + and I am negative. He was extremely depressed for many years because he was dealing with hiv & hep c. I loved him very much...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post-I'm terribly sorry to hear about your husband; given the amount of testing and time since your last sexual encounter with him, there's little need to be concerned at this point about HIV or HCV.It's ok to go on... Read more »

HusbandHIV+ and WifeHIV-

Dear Dr. Benjamim,I am heterossexual, 38 years old, married since 1997. In 1996, before to get married, I got Elisa blood test and the result was negative. During 5 years, We have a intensive sexual life as a couple, with oral, anal and vaginal sex...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Sorry to hear about your situation.I think that we can say without any doubt that you have established HIV infection; your CD4 cell count would suggest infection that occurred at least three (maybe several more) years ago (if you have an average... Read more »

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, the safest and most effective way involves sperm washing and in vitro fertilization. See below.Dr. BobArtificial Insemination vs. In Vitro Fertilization Feb 25, 2010Hi Dr. Bob,My question is about starting a family through artificial... Read more »

Is it possible my husband hiv V+ and wife hiv V-?

Hi Doc, I'm confused. On Wednesday my husband & I we went for hiv test and the results were as follows; Negative for me and my husband positive. I'm 4 months pregnancy and we have been married for 18 months now. Is it possible to be...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYes it is entirely possible! Just like getting pregnant it doesn't always happen the first time. Now knowing your husband's status, ensure that he is in care and on treatment. We know that those of us that are HIV positive and on... Read more »

Teniecka Drake: Balancing HIV Advocacy, a Husband and Three Young Children

Teniecka Drake Teniecka Drake has been busy lately! She was known as Teniecka Hannah back in 2007, when she was first interviewed on . At that time, she was between relationships, and focused on helping her peers by sharing her... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Former Arkansas HIV Program Administrator Gets 5 Months in Prison

The former head of the state HIV/AIDS grant program was sentenced to five months in prison and three years of supervised probation after pleading guilty to a federal charge of aiding and abetting the theft of government property. Lola Thrower, a... Read more »

Getting Heterosexual Black Men Involved in HIV Prevention, Part 1

Read any report on HIV in black America, attend any HIV conference or look up at an HIV prevention billboard and it's clear who is most impacted by this epidemic in the U.S.: black men who have sex with men (MSM) and black heterosexual women.... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting and Keeping Insurance When You Are HIV Positive

Table of Contents Why should I have insurance? Can I get health insurance? How do I know what my insurance covers? Can my insurance be canceled once I have it? What can I do when my coverage ends? What happens if I change groups? ... Read more »