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In Vitro Fertilization For Hiv Women

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safety of in vitro fertilization?

I was reading about reproduction with HIV. I have a HIV infected Aunt who want a baby, but she got her uterus removed, but still has her eggs. She has someone who would carry the child. My question is could her egg be cleaned if she was on ANTIVIRAL...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereWhile male sperm can be "washed" to separate Sthe fertilizing sperm from the infectious seminal fluid.I am not aware of any procedure that can do something similar for women. I would have your aunt talk to her medical provider... Read more »

In vitro fertilization and

Hi Doctors; I'm trying to find out information about the transmission risk of HIV when a... Read more »

Artificial Insemination vs. In Vitro Fertilization

Hi Dr. Bob,My question is about starting a family through artificial insemination versus in vitro... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fertility Intentions of HIV-Infected Women in the United Kingdom

In the current study, the authors sought to explore fertility intentions among HIV-positive UK women and to assess the effect of HIV treatment, as well as interventions to prevent mother-to-child transmission, on these intentions. The team noted... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Pose Severe Threat to Women's Health and Fertility

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are among the most serious preventable threats to women's fertility in the United States. Biological factors place women at greater risk than men for the most severe health consequences of the two most commonly... Read more »
TheBody.com

The Canadian HIV Fertility Program: Improving Access to Pregnancy Planning Options for People Living With HIV

This article is part of a transcript of a presentation delivered at the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria . The original session took place on July 21, 2010. Jump to the table of contents to see other articles in the series. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Seaweed Extract May Help Halt Cervical Cancer Virus

In vitro research shows that carrageenan -- a red algae-derived chemical often used in food products and sexual lubricants -- inhibits human papillomavirus infectivity nearly a thousand-fold greater than other HPV infection inhibitors tested,... 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 »

SEEKING FERTILITY DOCS WHO TREAT POSITIVE COUPLES!

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 »

please help me-I am frightened

Posted by allie, 2 Replies
my husband and I were undergoing the work up to have In vitro fertilization and had to undergo an HIV test.
We both had no fear because neither of us had any risk factors. He has been faithful to me, and I completlely trust him. We were totally... Read more »

HISPANIC HIV LOOKING FOR A HIV WOMEN

Posted by Anonymous
HI, MY NAME IS HUMBERTO FROM MASTIC BEACH IN LONG ISLAND . I AM LOOKING FOR A WOMEN WHO UNDERSTANDS THE EMOTIONAL AND FELLING OF SOMEONE WHO IS LIVING WITH HIV AND IS NOT AFFRAID TO HAVE SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH SOMEONE. WHO ALSO LIKES MOVIES,... Read more »