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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...start looking for information and emotional and practical support as you make decisions around pregnancy and HIV. The organizations listed below can help HIV positive women with their pregnancy and fertility needs. You can also contact CATIE to find out about treatments or for a referral to an organization in your area. Call toll-free 1-800-263-1638 or visit www.catie.ca . Finally, for a list of fertility clinics in your province, you...
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Pregant with a positive elisa test with undeterminal wester blot??? (PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT TEST, 2010)

I have read several articles on thebody.com about women testing positive on the elisa test for HIV but an indeterminal western blot. my sister in law is going through this right now and is freaking out. she has been with my brother for 1 1/2 and he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...etc, plus we had the negative test results in feb before beginning the ivf.Results of pcr are not back yet (by the way, how long does that take)?So, what are your thoughts on the results thus far?Our fertility nurse tells us non-reactive... 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
...that keeps playing at the back of my mind is the study I saw of couples that used the Prep and did not convert over. I have contacted local labs to see whether they could help with sperm washing but have not had any luck. The only way is to pay... Read more »

SAFE CHILD BIRTH .

IS IT POSSIBLE FOR A HIV POSITIVE MALE AND NEGATIVE FEMALE TO MEET AND HAVE CHILDREN WHO WILL BE UNINFECTED? IF YES, PLEASE WHAT ARE THE METHODS THROUGH WHICH THIS WILL BE A SUCCESS
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a week? I know there are two days of ovulation, but it gives them more freedom. Tenofovir has the advantage of a very, very long intracellular half-life that is about a week. So it is taken up over one or two days, and then it remains there at... Read more »

magnetic Couple and child bearing (SPERM WASHING, PREGANACY),

the safest way for magnetic couple to bear childen.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that keeps playing at the back of my mind is the study I saw of couples that used the Prep and did not convert over. I have contacted local labs to see whether they could help with sperm washing but have not had any luck. The only way is to pay... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Having a Baby When You're HIV Positive

...educator, writer and volunteer since 1993. Welcome, Wendy. Wendy Williams: Thank you. Dr. Kiessling, I know it has taken a long time to get fertility clinics to take on mixed-status couples for fear that they will be sued if a child is either... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...(reactive) result means: You are HIV-positive (carrying the virus that causes AIDS). You can infect others who come into contact with your blood, semen or vaginal fluid. You should take necessary precautions to avoid transmitting HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...you are infected, you can transmit HIV to others during the window period even if you test negative. About 5% of people take longer than two months to produce antibodies. Testing at 3 and 6 months after possible exposure will detect almost all... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests

...cells. When CD4 cells multiply to fight an infection, they also make more copies of HIV. When someone is infected with HIV for a long time, the number of CD4 cells they have (their CD4 cell count) goes down. This is a sign that the immune system... Read more »
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freaking out...new relationship with POS man...

Posted by plenty, 7 Replies
...HELP ME PLEASE. according to him, he has no open sores in his mouth, his viral load is something like 40. he didn't give me a long deep BJ, but his saliva was definitely prominent in the action. also, some of his pre-ejaculate was on my hand and... Read more »

possible?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...external pussy with my legs opened. im not sure if the cum flowed inside my vag, and i dont think its possible, but it surely contacted external genital,,, i took shower right after that to clean them off. Is it possible to get infected by... Read more »

Contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Recently my husband found out he is HIV+. At this time I am HIV - but I have only had one test and no viral load test done. We know he was negative in the beginning of last year and now he ha HIV. When I asked him about how he got this he told me... Read more »

pls. help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...he is still the last man i had made love with. I had sex with my first boyfriend only once and we used condom. After my last contact with my second boyfriend, i began to feel symptoms. sore throat and i had vaginitis. I went to the doctor and she... Read more »