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Hiv Procreation

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Get the Facts
The Well Project

HIV Drug Resistance

...Table of Contents What Is Resistance? What Causes Resistance? Cross-Resistance and Sequencing How Do I Know if I Have Drug Resistance? Resistance Testing Avoiding Resistance What Is Resistance? HIV drugs are designed to keep your viral loadunder control by preventing the virus from reproducing (or making copies ofitself). Sometimes HIV is able to overcome the effects of a drug and keepreproducing anyway. When...
Ask the Experts

hiv , no meds and babies (WHEN TO START THERAPY)

i was diagnosed with hiv a few weeks ago and my viral load is around 10 000ish and my cd4 count is 500-600 (i had tonsilitis at the time of blood test) and my doctor has said that its not neccesary for me to take the meds yet untill my cd4 cell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the Times reports.For the NEJM study, researchers led by Mari Kitahata, director of clinical epidemiology at the Center for AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections at the University of Washington, tracked survival rates for 17,517 asymptomatic... Read more »

reproductive system

i had my tube tied and now married to a + is the risk still high for me?
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
...Yes, this does not remove, or as far as I know, diminish your risk for HIV infection. Read more »

How can I tell if I am fertile?

I have been HIV+ for more that ten years and my health is not currently an issue. My Cd4 538, PERCENTAGE 39,I am in the best of health as far as that is concerned but I am married and want to have at least one child and can't seem to. Are there any...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...HIV does not necessarily limit women's ability to have children. There are several standard tests that can be done to evaluate a Read more »

HIV+ partner and children

My partner is HIV+ and I have tested negative. We are going to get married this year and we really want to have children.How do we go about this and is there a way he can still impregnate me without passing on the disease?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Several clinics have explored ways to enable discordant couples to conceive while protecting the HIV-negative partner against infection. Various groups have been studying assisted reproduction techniques such as sperm washing, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

How to Guarantee Women's and Girls' Sexual and Reproductive Rights in the HIV/AIDS Response?

...and girls' sexual and reproductive rights into the HIV response, with a special focus on women and girls living with HIV and AIDS. They will address issues that are essential for guaranteeing these rights as a cross-cutting approach within HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Development Banks Not Fulfilling Pledges to Support Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS Projects in Developing Countries, Report Says

...Inter Press Service reports. The 90-page report examines the quantity and quality of all spending for reproductive health and HIV/AIDS projects from 2003 to 2006 by the World Bank , African Development Bank , Asian Development Bank and ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates in Philippines Call for Passage of Reproductive Health Bill

...developing a national policy on reproductive health to help curb the spread of HIV in the Philippines, the Girls, Women and HIV/AIDS Network recently called for the passage of a reproductive health bill in the House of Representatives, the ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: School Board Approves Reproductive, HIV/AIDS Curriculum

... The Board of Education voted to adopt reproductive health and HIV/AIDS classes in the curriculum for Hamilton Community Schools. HIV/AIDS classes will begin at the elementary level, while reproductive Read more »
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Posted by Bhammer40, 2 Replies
...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 »


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 »

Condom Sabotage: Your Stories??

Posted by Safewomenstories
...board know about a new storytelling project that's being launched by the Family Violence Prevention Fund for people with HIV/AIDS to share their experiences. If you've ever experienced any kind of reproductive coercion -- from holes poked in... Read more »

misunderstanding on HIVand AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...three weeks into medication my tcells doubled and my viral load undetectable. Now From my knowledge, you are only labelled an AIDS patient when your Tcells are below 200 but my know it all ex who also is positive insists that he was trained on... Read more »