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Hiv Virus Vasectomy

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Vasectomy and HIV/STD's

Can a male who is HIV Positive, who has a had a vasectomy, transmit HIV and other STD's during unprotected sex?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. A vasectomy (a form of male sterilization to prevent pregnancy) will not prevent the transmission of HIV, nor other sexually transmitted Read more »

vasectomy

I had a vasectomy 25 years ago, can my sperm still produce a child should I choose to have 1 today?... Read more »

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... Let's start with the basics . HIV is short for "human immunodeficiency virus." How Do You Get HIV? Meet the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) You can get HIV through unprotected sex or by sharing needles or other equipment... Read more »
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...themselves. Before you talk to your children about HIV, it is important for you to know the facts. What Is HIV? HIV stands for "Human Immunodeficiency Virus" Without treatment, HIV will eventually wear down the immune system in most people... Read more »
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...Tests Are Available? Where Can I Get Tested? Is There a Vaccine to Prevent HIV Infection? What Is HIV? HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. Your immune system is your body's defense system.... Read more »
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vasectomies and safe Sex

Posted by wazsa, 1 Reply
...Can anyone tell me if having unprotected sex with a guy that has had a vasectomy is classes as safe or unsafe. The guy has been tested and is negative. Read more »

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

Posted by babygirl1107, 4 Replies
...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 biological child that wont cost us a... Read more »

very upset

Posted by ophelia, 1 Reply
...but have been with my husband for the past 5 years. We have sex just about every other day, never used a condom (he has had a vasectomy). okay. The reason I am here is the symptoms I just started having. The very first thing that happened was... Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »