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Hiv And Sperm Donor

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Donor HIV+, sperm in freezer (no MD supervision), at risk?

My sperm donor recently tested positive for HIV. 5-9 months ago, he donated sperm which I kept in my freezer and used twice (with no resulting pregnancy). How high is my chance of infection and would PEP be recommended at this late in the game. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I would assume (and certainly hope) the sperm donor was HIV tested prior to donating "5-9 months ago." If he only recently tested HIV positive, we can therefore assume he contracted the Read more »

sperm donor for making a baby

I have a lesbian friend who's been asking me about being a donor, so her and her partner can have a... Read more »

How to have a baby/ Poz man, no woman..

Hi my partner (male) and I want to start a family. I am positive, he is negative but he wants to... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Senate Approves Bill That Would Allow HIV-Positive Men to Have Sperm Washed, Used for Fertility Treatments

...HIV-positive man cannot undergo fertility treatments with his donated sperm, Deborah Cohan, medical director of the Bay Area Perinatal AIDS Center, said. She added that many of those couples try to conceive through intercourse, which increases... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Daily Examines HIV Testing Strategies Among High-Risk Groups

... China Daily on Wednesday examined how health authorities in some Chinese provinces are making HIV tests mandatory for various high-risk groups as HIV continues to spread to the general public. Policymakers in the Hunan province Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Senate Committee Approves Bill That Would Allow HIV-Positive Men to Have Sperm Washed, Used for Fertility Treatments

...HIV-positive man cannot undergo fertility treatments with his donated sperm, Deborah Cohan, medical director of the Bay Area Perinatal AIDS Center, said. She added that many of those couples try to conceive through intercourse, which increases... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA to Implement Guidelines Banning MSM From Donating Sperm Because of Perceived HIV Risk

...had sex with another man within the past five years because the agency says that such men collectively are more likely to be HIV-positive than other men, Long Island Newsday reports (Taylor, Long Island Newsday , 5/6). The rule is part of... Read more »
Connect With Others

We are using a sperm donor to have a baby

Posted by clairedh, 2 Replies
...My husband is positive and I am negative. We have been married for 6 years. We have finally decided to use a sperm donor to have a baby. Is there anyone else out there in a similar situation? I am not sure how to explain to our family members... Read more »

Looking 4 help on having a baby with hiv+ hubby

Posted by Charlie, 5 Replies
...anyone give me some addvice on having children with my hubby who is positive. We are living in the UK and have looked into sperm washing but we would have to pay 5,000 for each treatment which we cant aford to do so the only other option for us... Read more »

my husband is +, i'm - and i want to get pregnant

Posted by babygirl1107, 4 Replies
...I am negative. As of yesterday, his viral load is considered undetectable. I want to get pregnant, but not only do we have HIV as an obstacle, he also had a vasectomy about 9 yrs ago. Does anyone have any suggestions for us having our own... Read more »

Timed, Unprotected Sex to Get Pregnant

Posted by CSS, 3 Replies
...the thread was pretty old, I thought I'd start a new one. Plus, I'd really like to hear folks' opinion on the matter. I'm an HIV- woman married to an HIV+ man. We've been together for 12 years, typically used condoms, and for about a year now,... Read more »