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Hiv And Male Reproduction Organs

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...are closely related concepts that encompass complex biological, behavioral, social, and cultural attributes. While "sex" is commonly used to classify persons as male or female based on their genetic make-up and reproductive organs, "gender" refers to an individual's self-representation and includes the array of social beliefs, norms, customs, and practices that define "masculine" and "feminine" attributes and behavior. "Gender identity"...
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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
...Your husband's HIV specialist would be able to provide you with a referral to an HIV-knowledgeable OB/GYN specialist to help organize the sperm washing and in vitro fertilization procedures.Now, turning to the homeland security issue, do you... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Your husband's HIV specialist would be able to provide you with a referral to an HIV-knowledgeable OB/GYN specialist to help organize the sperm washing and in vitro fertilization procedures.Now, turning to the homeland security issue, do you... 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
...Your husband's HIV specialist would be able to provide you with a referral to an HIV-knowledgeable OB/GYN specialist to help organize the sperm washing and in vitro fertilization procedures.Now, turning to the homeland security issue, do you... Read more »

HIV + male HIV - female

Dr. I have a question concerning having children. I have asked my HIV specialist and I am getting mixed answers. I am HIV pos and my wife is HIV neg. we really want to have a child, is it really possible to have a child without endangering her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of Father-to-Mother Transmission." Comprehensive article, although written in 2001. Visit http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu. 8. Women Organized in Response to Life-Threatening Diseases (WORLD), 414 13th Street, 2nd floor, Oakland, CA 94612. Call (510)... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Unfriendly Nurses and Culture Hinder Male Involvement in HIV Prevention

...percent, according to Robina Kaitrimba of the non-governmental National Coordinator of Uganda National Health Users/Consumers Organization. Failure to reach the sexual partners of HIV-positive women remains the biggest barrier to PMTCT, she said.... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Male Circumcision: The New HIV/AIDS Vaccine?

...because the cells contained in the foreskin are capable of shedding HIV; the foreskin also provides an environment where microorganisms can grow. Moreover, studies have shown that uncircumcised men are more likely to have genital ulcers, the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa: Circumcision an "Opportunity to Take Great Strides Forward" Against HIV

...trials that showed male circumcision reduced HIV transmission from women to men by up to 60 percent, UNAIDS and the World Health Organization have recommended the procedure as a way to fight AIDS. This is especially the case for Southern Africa,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNFPA, Local NGO Partner for HIV Education Efforts Aimed at Pakistani Sex Workers

... The United Nations Population Fund is partnering with a local Pakistani nongovernmental organization in an effort to educate female commercial sex workers in the city of Karachi -- where thousands of such women are at high Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...meeting of concerned people in his apartment. Within a year, they form the Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC), the first AIDS activist organization. Related Links Interview with Larry Kramer Gay Men's Health Crisis' Web site European doctors... Read more »

Hiv survival on organic surfaces (e.g. skin, hair)

Posted by Antre, 2 Replies
...time (e.g. an hour) that skin (e.g. fingers) touches an open wound or penis. Are there any chances of getting the virus? Does organic surface increase the virus active time? I suspect that it does not but I still have doubts. Thank you for your... Read more »

Scared i will never have babies.

Posted by Benders, 3 Replies
I'm really scared i won't have babies. I mean i know i can't concieve the natural way and i can get over that but what about the expense that goes along with the other way, i know i'm never gonna be rich and babies cost alot to say the least, i... Read more »

Alternatives?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...http://aliveandwell.org/ Any truth to these sites? Who to believe: government sites or activist sites? The more I research information about HIV and AIDS, the more complicated the relationship between the two seems to be and the more treatments... Read more »