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If A Man Is Infected With Hiv Can He Pass It On To His Unborn Child

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HIV negative for unborn baby

I am HIV positive; my wife is HIV negative we like to have a baby. If she gets pregnant by me, what is the percentage that my wife and the unborn baby will get infected with the HIV virus?Is there any treatment or study to reduce the change of my...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The average risk of transmission of HIV from an HIV positive man to an HIV negative woman from unprotected intercourse is about 5% per year. If the woman becomes pregnant and does not acquire HIV infection in the process, then there is no risk of... Read more »

Wife HIV+ and Pregnant, Man Not: Are man &child safe?

Dear Sir, If one's spouse have HIV+ [as indicated by a serology screening] and the husband... Read more »

Can a Hepa-B carrier transmit the virus to a unborn child?

Dear Dr. MacGovern,I was diagnosed to be a Hepa-B carrier in 1998 and according to my doctor... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Long Island Man Pleads Guilty to Passing On HIV

Morris Lindenbaum made a good first impression eight years ago at a Port Jefferson, N.Y., singles club, his former wife said. He was kind. He seemed honest. And when she asked him whether he was HIV-positive, he insisted he was not. "He lied and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Minnesota Supreme Court: HIV-Positive Man Wrongly Convicted of Passing Disease

The Minnesota Supreme Court unanimously decided this week that an HIV-positive man found guilty for having sex with a man who later developed the infection was convicted wrongly and sided with an appeals court to overturn the original decision. The... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Single Man or HIV-Positive Man in Same-Sex Relationship (Serodiscordant or Seroconcordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ single man or an HIV+ man in a same-sex relationship looking for information on having a child, the options below will... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kyrgyzstan: Breastfeeding Babies Infected With HIV in Kyrgyz Hospitals Pass Virus to Their Mothers

In a dramatic rise from previous figures, Kyrgyz health officials said Wednesday a total of 72 children were infected with HIV at two hospitals in the country's southern region, along with 16 mothers. Earlier tallies had put the numbers at 41... Read more »
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Brits convict man of infecting friend with HIV

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
'Far from being the humane, cultured man he liked to portray himself as, he was some kind of psychopath'

CLAIR SMITH
The Scotsman February 7, 2007
IT WAS an idyllic weekend of camping by the banks of the river. A group of friends, French, Chilean,... Read more »

HIV & Child Custody

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Does anyone know the laws regarding hiv and child custody? My ex is saying she is too afraid to let me have my kids unsupervised. That I might have a blood accident or something and not tell her or not protect them. She said that because I am... Read more »

dead man, dead man walking

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i keep reading odds and stats and all of the one time insertive vaginal sex stuff. i'm wondering if my constant depression, well worthlessness, my infidelity, how i let down my wife and family. if that's really whats still eating me alive from the... Read more »

HIV neg woman sex with AIDS infected man

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a question that may sound stupid...I am an HIV neg female who had sex with my really close friend who has progressed to AIDS. I used a female condom and he used a condom as well. This is the second time this has happened and I have been... Read more »