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Reproduction Of Hiv

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The Well Project

HIV Drug Resistance

...the virus will reproduce rapidly. This can cause your viral load to goup, and it may be necessary to change drugs to get HIV back under control. The main reason to use a combination of HIV drugs instead of just one is toblock reproduction as much as possible. A combination of drugs is much betterat fighting HIV reproduction than one alone. With less reproduction, mutationsand resistance are less likely to occur. Cross-Resistance and...
Ask the Experts

HIV+ partner and children

My partner is HIV+ and I have tested negative. We are going to get married this year and we really want to have children.How do we go about this and is there a way he can still impregnate me without passing on the disease?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Several clinics have explored ways to enable discordant couples to conceive while protecting the HIV-negative partner against infection. Various groups have been studying assisted reproduction techniques such as sperm washing, Read more »

reproductive system

i had my tube tied and now married to a + is the risk still high for me?
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
...Yes, this does not remove, or as far as I know, diminish your risk for HIV infection. Read more »

My spouse is HIV positive and we are trying to get pregnant?

My spouse is HIV positive how can I get pregnant by him?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...A variety of methods can be used to assist in becoming pregnant while decreasing the risk of transmitting HIV. There are several studies of assisted reproduction techniques that have resulted in successful pregnancy without HIV transmission Read more »

immune system

...What are we vulnerable to because of those damage and what we can do to avoit it?2. All the combination meds are preventing the reproduction of HIV. that means less virus and even that virus is beeing killed off by tcells right? then some point...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...is to recognize and treat HIV infection during the acute phase.You're correct in the statement that medications prevent the reproduction of HIV-- indeed the idea that we could prevent new cells from being infected led to the initial idea that we... Read more »
Articles
RH Reality Check

U.S. Policy Ignores the Reproductive Rights of HIV-Positive Women

...diminish prejudice and stigma against people living with HIV in the U.S. The Obama administration released the first U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy in July. The Strategy addressed head on the effects of stigma and discrimination on the health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: School Board Approves Reproductive, HIV/AIDS Curriculum

... The Board of Education voted to adopt reproductive health and HIV/AIDS classes in the curriculum for Hamilton Community Schools. HIV/AIDS classes will begin at the elementary level, while reproductive Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

How to Guarantee Women's and Girls' Sexual and Reproductive Rights in the HIV/AIDS Response?

...Presentation by Wanda Nowicka Moderator Mabel Bianco Women's and Girls' Sexual and Reproductive Rights in the Context of the HIV/AIDS Response in Asia Presented by Vincent Crisostomo Challenges for Guaranteeing Universal Access to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Development Banks Not Fulfilling Pledges to Support Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS Projects in Developing Countries, Report Says

...Inter Press Service reports. The 90-page report examines the quantity and quality of all spending for reproductive health and HIV/AIDS projects from 2003 to 2006 by the World Bank , African Development Bank , Asian Development Bank and ... Read more »
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Technical Advisor, Zambia

Posted by Anonymous
...Position: Technical Advisor Organization: HIV/AIDS & Reproductive Health USAID/ Zambia Location: Lusaka, Zambia Duration: Short-term Assignment: April September 2006 Job Read more »

Want to have a baby

Posted by BEANIE69, 1 Reply
My husband is + and I'm -. We have been talking for months now about having kids. Problem is that we don't want to risk going the "natural" way and sperm washing isn't an option where we live. He doesn't want to go the IVF route since it is... Read more »

Condom Sabotage: Your Stories??

Posted by Safewomenstories
...this board know about a new storytelling project that's being launched by the Family Violence Prevention Fund for people with HIV/AIDS to share their experiences. If you've ever experienced any kind of reproductive coercion -- from holes poked in... Read more »

urgent everyone read this!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...UK HIV charity Terrence Higgins Trust Lighthouse, said: "Because of the class of viruses to which it belongs and its rate of reproduction, HIV-1 can mutate particularly rapidly. "This is one of the reasons why anti-HIV combination therapy can... Read more »