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Serodiscordant Relationships And Conception

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Making Decisions About Therapies

...used, including: Choose a healthcare provider or doctor who is experienced with the treatment of HIV disease and with the types of therapy you are interested in pursuing. Learn about the different types of doctor/patient relationships; determine how you want to interact with your doctor and develop the right relationship. Discuss your decision-making process style of relationship with your healthcare provider. Get informed! Learn about...
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Confused about the swiss study

I discussed with my doctor about the swiss study which claims that in a monogamous serodiscordant and straight relationship with the infected partner on treatment and with an undetectable viral load the use of a condom is no more imperative. He...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk for HIV transmission, even when the HIV plasma viral load has been suppressed to undetectable levels. Regarding natural conception, certainly driving the HIV plasma vial load to undetectable levels significantly decreases (but does not... Read more »

Serodiscordant Conception

Hello,My husband was diagnosed with HIV about two months after we had started dating. We both used your site regularly while we were learning what HIV would mean for him as an individual, and us as a couple. We are now married, and thanks to your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Pre-exposure prophylaxis is not yet approved for any clinical indication, as it is still under active evaluation in clinical trials. The safest way, by far, for magnetic couples (poz guy, neg woman) to conceive a child is sperm washing and... Read more »

I am dating a negative woman (MAGNETIC COUPLE) (PREGNANCY) (SPERM WASHING)

Dear doc i am HIV positive 3 years now i am dating a sweet lovable lady who is negative we talk a lot about my illness she would like to have kids should i go ahead and ask her hand in marriage i love her and I know she loves me yet i am so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Steve (Dr. Steve, the expert in The Body's Tratamientos Forum) is negative. We've been together for 14 years in the kind of relationship others dream about intellectually and physically satisfying, supportive and understanding, passionate and... Read more »

Wrong information!!! Arggh

Hey Doc-Got my 12 week negative. Whew, thanks for the help. You da man. Anyways, I just wanted to let you know that I believe your thebody.com comrade, a certain Dr. Conway, is giving out false information regarding testing, exposure risk, as well...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Jake,Congratulations and WOO-HOO!Unfortunately I have no control over what others on this or other HIV information Web sites write. I also prefer not to comment on bits of information that might be taken out of context or that might refer to a... Read more »
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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...children to develop lifelong values regarding sexual activity and drug use. It is also a chance to develop an open and honest relationship with your children. The Facts About HIV Many parents are uncomfortable talking to their children... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...HIV status. See Fact Sheet 204 for some ideas. What Are the Special Issues for Mixed Couples? People in mixed-status relationships face all the same things as other couples. But there are some extra issues: The HIV-positive partner... Read more »
The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

...needles, unprotected sex, or impaired judgment. Many women with HIV have a history of abusing drugs or alcohol, as well having relationships with other substance abusers. This increases the risk of domestic violence because both partners may... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...HIV-positive. Many people fear that their relatives will be hurt or angry. Others feel that not telling relatives will weaken their relationships and may keep them from getting the emotional support and love that they want. It can be very... Read more »
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New here Serodiscordant couple

Posted by faith07, 3 Replies
Hello all, so happy to have found this site.....my husband and I have been married for 16+ years and found out almost 3 years ago now that he is HIV+ , we have not told anybody with the exception of his parents. I SO wish there was not this stigma... Read more »

Do i Stay or Go?

Posted by bromie, 5 Replies
...So I'm new to this site and really the whole serodiscordant relationship. My situation is a tough one, like all of them reported on this site. I started dating my current boyfriend about 6 months Read more »

Not given a date, but dealt a death sentence

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
I was diagnosed with full-blown AIDS in November of 2002. My whole life was turned upside down. I have suffered from severe depression all my life. I have been a homeless person, thrown out of home at 15 yrs old, and have survived any and every... Read more »

Heterosexual Straight Female

Posted by IAMINLOVEWITHME
...Would a Gay Man Be interested in talking to the above? That is me, I am Single, and 42 years beyond date of conception. Love comes in so many ways. Read more »