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Hiv And Family Planning

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Mixed status couple and family planning.

HI DOC - I am a HIV poz male and my fiance is neg. What are your thoughts on being "undetectable" and my fiance being on antiviral meds while trying to conceive? How high or low is the risk of her or the baby contracting the virus? If I was your...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...higher tech (expensive) approaches to safely concieve in the case of discordant couples. For the + person having undetectable HIV levels and for both having no active sexually transmitted disease (esp with ulcers and herpes simplex). Sperm... Read more »

How do i take my Arvs and vitamis and Family planning pills(Ovral)

I am on Aluvia and Truvada, In the morning i take aluvia , truvada and the betavita at the same... Read more »


Congratulations to us doc. I just sent an email to you last week about Obama and the travel ban.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Family Planning Critical in HIV-Ridden Uganda

...researchers called for integration of public health messages regarding HIV prevention, which promote condom use, and those regarding family planning, which encourage the use of oral contraceptives. Ugandan women have an average of seven children,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Activists Call for More Family Planning in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...that would further enhance these programs," said Porter. Just a small portion of PEPFAR's annual spending is earmarked for family planning and reproductive health, said Porter. And, "If you look at PEPFAR's 15 focus countries, where efforts to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Obama Likely to Reverse Some Bush Administration HIV/AIDS Prevention, Family Planning Policies, Adviser Says

... President-elect Barack Obama likely will undo U.S. family planning and HIV/AIDS prevention efforts that long linked funding to antiabortion and abstinence-only policies, Susan Wood -- co-chair Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNFPA Calls for Increased HIV/AIDS Prevention, Family Planning in Light of World Population Projection for 2050

...The United Nations Population Fund has called for an increased focus on family planning programs and HIV/AIDS prevention in developing nations in light of a U.N. Population Division report released Thursday projecting Read more »
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Posted by Bhammer40, 1 Reply
...hand... and would it even be wise to do such? Ive always wanted a house full of kids and being procreatively challenged and now HIV positive I feel like it will simply not/or shouldnt happen in this life-time. Anyway, just had to vent just a bit... Read more »

Contracting HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...If a person has AIDS and affected another person, will that other person have AIDS or will he/she be HIV+? Me and my ex-boyfriend broke up about 2 years ago. I haven't spoken to him since we broke up. 2 weeks ago, he contacts Read more »

really scared

Posted by abra1, 3 Replies aberdeen scotland. I rarely use a condom because i am to drunk to remember - stpid i know. I am really worried i have got HIV, my friends make fun of it but deep down i am a nervous wreck and cant stop thinking about it all the time. I only... Read more »

family members afraid

Posted by koko, 6 Replies
...I need some suggestions here. My father has AIDS and my sister (whose only 4) may be HIV pos. They are both visiting from out of town and I've noticed a lot of ignorance when it comes to 2 of my family members and Read more »