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In Vitro Procedure For Hiv Positive Women

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing this trend, we must have a thorough understanding of the unique issues that affect women living with HIV infection. To date, the medical community has focused a large amount of its research efforts on HIV/AIDS in men. 1 ,2 However, both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have...
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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 »

Artificial Insemination vs. In Vitro Fertilization

Hi Dr. Bob,My question is about starting a family through artificial insemination versus in vitro fertilization. I searched the archives and was unable to find an answer (or perhaps the answer I was seeking), so I apologize in advance if you or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mrs. X,It is possible to conceive via artificial insemination or in vitro fertilization. Utilizing newer techniques of sperm washing combined with potent combination antiretroviral therapy, both methods, artificial insemination and in vitro... Read more »

hep c positive women and invitro treatment

I have been diagnosed with hep c while undergoing checks for in-vitro treatment. At the same time we have received a letter from Chelsea and Westminster Hospital that they can do in-vitro despite my hep C (we have funds from NHS for two treatments)....
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
Interferon and ribavirin are not safe medications to take during pregancy. These medications can last in the body for a long time so it is recommended that a person wait at least 6 months after stopping these medications to become pregant. I... Read more »
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
Studies have suggested that HIV is not present in the sperm themselves but it is in the fluid which surrounds them (Semen). Sperm washing consists of removing the semen (and presumably the HIV) from the sperm and then using the "washed"... Read more »
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Childbirth Ed for HIV positive women

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The Sister's Upper Room is an Alternative Women's Health practice in Harlem that offers both traditional and holistic services to women. In addition we offer Women's healthcare workshops and specialized Women's health classes, specific to women's... Read more »

HIV Positive Women Needed For Study $

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Market Research Co looking for Hiv Positive women for a focus group, this Thursday February 21st. Particpants will receive $125 for 90 mins of their time. Various times availabe
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Recruiting HIV positive women

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The INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY OF WOMEN LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS is the only international organisation run by and for HIV positive women. We exist to promote the voices and improve the situation of HIV positive women throughout the world.

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Marine Corps Policies and Procedures for HIV 6/11/1991

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Greetings! I have found actual policy information concerning HIV from the Marines Corps. You must have Acrobat Reader to view. You may go to the link:

http://www.usmc.mil/directiv.nsf/bc9ae2674a92558d852569140064e9d8/b1b24153c434acfb85256d6b005f55b3?O... Read more »