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Is Sperm Safe

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we want a child how safe is sperm washing

my name is XXX from india I am hiv positive with cd4 count about 750 because my cd4 count is high I have not started taking my drugs my wife is negative we want a safe baby kindly recommend a medical solution...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

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

University of North Carolina
Hello thereI invite you to read the attached articles as they provide a great overview on becoming pregnant when you (or your partner) is HIV-positive. There are many possible solutions but certainly working with you provider is the first step. Take... Read more »

we want children! how safe is sperm washing? (HIV AND PREGNANCY, 2011)

My name is andy, i am hiv 1 positive with cd4 count of about 700 because my cd4 is high i have not... Read more »

how safe is it to have kids with washed sperm and invitro

hii understand that questions about having children are asked alot, but i was wondering just how... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA to Implement Guidelines Banning MSM From Donating Sperm Because of Perceived HIV Risk

FDA on May 25 will implement new rules banning anonymous sperm donation by any man who has had sex with another man within the past five years because the agency says that such men collectively are more likely to be HIV-positive than other men,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Step-by-Step: Sperm Washing

1. Find a Sensitive Medical Provider See resources at the end. Ask members of your support system, such as other people living with HIV and your medical providers. Be aware that your doctor may have to sign a statement verifying that you're in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Senate Committee to Debate Bill That Would Allow HIV-Positive Men to Have Sperm Washed, Used for Fertility Treatments

The California Senate Health Committee on Wednesday is scheduled to debate a bill (SB 443 ) that would allow HIV-positive men to have their sperm washed and used for fertility treatments -- including artificial insemination and in vitro... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Senate Committee Approves Bill That Would Allow HIV-Positive Men to Have Sperm Washed, Used for Fertility Treatments

The California Senate Health Committee on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a bill (SB 443 ) that would allow HIV-positive men to have their sperm washed and used for fertility treatments, including artificial insemination and in vitro... Read more »
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vasectomies and safe Sex

Posted by wazsa, 1 Reply
Can anyone tell me if having unprotected sex with a guy that has had a vasectomy is classes as safe or unsafe.

The guy has been tested and is negative.


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Sperm

Posted by Anonymous
Is there anyone that could help me with this question.I am a female and i was giving unprotected oral to a man and he pulled out i didn't get any sperm in my mouth but some shot on my face and in my eye,what is the risk getting sperm in my eye if... Read more »

HIV Sperm Washing Clinics in the US

Posted by RayWill, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if there are any invitro fertilization clinics in the southeastern United States (i.e. Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, etc.) who offer sperm washing for HIV serodiscordant couples? Read more »

what is sperm washing???

Posted by posneg, 3 Replies
if anyone has read any of my other post, you will see im new to this. my bf of 2yrs. is +, we recently found out. we are both very scared of what the future holds for us both. before we found this out, we were planning on getting married, having... Read more »