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Is The Population Of Hiv-positive Women In The Us Growing

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
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I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for a referral to an HIV-knowledgeable obstetrician in your area. Medical centers that have considerable experience treating HIV/AIDS are usually well equipped to help with situations like yours. You can read additional information in the... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I'm sorry to hear about your boyfriend's recent HIV diagnosis. Regarding your risk, I suggest you read through the information in the archives of this forum in the chapters dedicated Read more »

HIV+ DAD and HIV- MOM desire CHILD

Is it possible for a HIV+ Dad that is undetectable and a HIV- Mom to have a HIV- baby? Please advise.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...couple to conceive. If that is not an option and you are determined to begin a family, I would suggest you work closely with an HIV/AIDS specialist as well as an HIV/AIDS-knowledgeable obstetrician. The risk of HIV transmission can be very... Read more »

HIV+ man having children

Dr. Bob, thank you for all of your calming words, and the time you devote to helping those with HIV and the "worrywarts". My question is technical, but can an HIV+ man have a child through in-vitro without risk to the baby or the mother? Or is the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Frascino Hello, This question comes up frequently. (See below.) The safest way involves sperm washing (if the future dad is HIV positive) and in vitro fertilization. Dr. Bob Pregnancy and Sperm Washing (POSITIVE MALE, NEGATIVE FEMALE) May 5, 2008... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Prevalence Higher Among Women Than General Population in Ethiopia

...46% are women and 4% are children. Government statistics estimate that about 1.6 million people in Ethiopia are living with HIV/AIDS, but some local and international nongovernmental organizations put the figure at about three million (SAPA/ Mail... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Microbicide Trials to Be Aimed at Women Due to Growing HIV/AIDS Impact on Female Population

...As the HIV/AIDS epidemic increasingly impacts women worldwide, clinical trials of microbicides to prevent the sexual transmission of HIV Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NEJM Includes Articles Examining Population Growth Policy Changes, Burden of HIV on Women

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
The Body

Forced Sterilizations Among HIV-Positive Women in Africa Exposed

... Modern medicine has made it possible for many HIV-positive women to give birth to HIV-negative babies. However, health care workers in numerous African countries, including South Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...prevention programs so we can prevent these infections from occurring in the first place," said Wolitski, acting chief of the CDC's HIV/AIDS prevention division. Men made up three quarters of people with HIV infections. The CDC previously... Read more »

Growing?

Posted by Survivor
... My friend Susan Howe, a 60-year-old preachers daughter, became an AIDS activist ten years ago, after she was infected with HIV in a rape. When I asked Susan, who often tells me of the great spiritual support she got from others when she became... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...What do HIV/AIDS Doc's do, when they are not seeing you? http://www.thebody.com/thebody/ukraine.html Ben Young, M.D. In Ukraine, Clinicians Read more »

Looking for gay people with AIDS for documentary

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hello, I am looking for people who are gay and have HIV/AIDS who would like to be part of a documentary. I am entering a video contest with the theme of "tolerance." I want to hear Read more »