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Understanding HIV-Related Clinical Trials

Table of Contents What Are Clinical Trials? The Basic Components of Clinical Trials The Stages of Treatment Trials Should I Participate in a Clinical Trial? Clinical Trials and HIV+ Women What Are Clinical Trials? The term clinical trial is used to describe many different types of researchstudies. There are five main types of clinical trials: Treatment trials Study new medications, new combinations...
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Artificial Insemination vs. In Vitro Fertilization

Hi Dr. Bob,My question is about starting a family through artificial insemination versus in vitro fertilization. I searched the archives and was unable to find an answer (or perhaps the answer I was seeking), so I apologize in advance if you or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mrs. X,It is possible to conceive via artificial insemination or in vitro fertilization. Utilizing newer techniques of sperm washing combined with potent combination antiretroviral therapy, both methods, artificial insemination and in vitro... Read more »

influence of HIV treatments on women's fertility

Dear experts, Do you have any reference of studies on the potential influence of antiretrovirals on HIV+ women's fertility? Thank you in advance, Best Maite ...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Little if anything is known about the effect of ART on fertility;JLS.... Read more »

Does HIV adversely affect fertility in women?

Does HIV adversely affect a women's fertility? If so, does the longer she have the virus make it less likely that she will conceive?...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
This question has not been well studied.JLS.... Read more »

ever heard of an HIV-positive lady freezing eggs for fertility?

Hello, you seem to keep up on research. Have you seen a scenario like this? What do you recommend? I'm a case manager and one of the doctors at my organization had this come up.Say we've got a woman who is living with HIV, and she's...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting your interesting questions.I've not heard of this situation, but I would think that if the fertilized eggs were to be implanted back into the same HIV+ woman that there shouldn't be any major... Read more »
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fertility help

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Does anyone know of any clinics that do in fact help hiv+ women ? or any clinics that will perform a tubal ligation reversal on hiv+ women???

I was in a bad marriage and had a tubal ligation 12 years ago. I've had hiv for over 18 years, and I'm... Read more »

HIV Sperm Washing Clinics in the US

Posted by RayWill, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if there are any invitro fertilization clinics in the southeastern United States (i.e. Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, etc.) who offer sperm washing for HIV serodiscordant couples? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello Friends,

My husband and I are both positive and have been researching having a baby for 2 years. We are both healthy with undetectable viral loads and high cd4 counts and we are well aware of the risks. I know under the Americans With... Read more »

To clinical trial or not to clinical trial?

Posted by ai77, 1 Reply
Hello! I hope you're all having a nice weekend. Thanks for helping me get over my mental hurdle last week. You made me realize that just because I've progressed to an AIDS diagnosis doesn't mean I'm on death's doorstep. I really thought being... Read more »