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Is An Hiv Test Done Before Starting The Artificial Insemination Process

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I am an HIV Positive Female my Husband is Negative, i am on medication since last two years my regime are ( Nevrapine, zidovidine, lamividine)planning for a baby what can be a safe methods, so can be a pregnant and my Husband will remain HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...pregnancy. There are really two issues to consider:1. Not putting your husband at risk for HIV. This is best accomplished by artificial insemination. (See below.)2. Preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission. You will need to work closely with... Read more »

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California to Drop Written Consent Requirement for HIV Testing state law will take effect. Among these is a measure that drops California's requirement for written consent prior to an HIV test. Under the law, patients would only have to give a doctor verbal consent to add HIV to other conditions for which... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...mother's antibodies are passed to the baby. This does not mean the baby is infected. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV tests. Another test, similar to the HIV viral load test (See Fact Sheet 125 , Viral Load Tests), can be used to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Japanese Woman Infected With HIV Through Artificial Insemination

...In Tokyo Monday, a researcher announced that a woman who was incorrectly given an artificial insemination treatment using sperm from her HIV-positive husband has been infected with the virus. The case is the first in Japan in which Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Having a Baby When You're HIV Positive condition so that we can test it for HIV in one way. And we need another part of it put into another condition so we can test for HIV a different way. Then the remainder is put in the stabilization medium so that all of those sperm can be... Read more »
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Talking about having a baby...

Posted by Carrie, 2 Replies
My boyfriend and I have been talking about having a baby, but I have some concerns. He is positive and I am negative. He was recently diagnosed and his numbers are "undetectable", so he says that though we can't get me pregnant naturally, invetro is... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

Do all newborns in us get tested for Hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Do they automatically test newborns for hiv in the us? Read more »

legitimate hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hello all. i tested neg. at 7 month's after a high risk exposure. condom slipped off with a poz. female. went to my local clinic for the test. my question is, the test they gave me was the hiv-1 ab screen with reflex. is this a legitimate test? i am... Read more »