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Sperm And Negative HIV Test

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Donor HIV+, sperm in freezer (no MD supervision), at risk?

My sperm donor recently tested positive for HIV. 5-9 months ago, he donated sperm which I kept in my freezer and used twice (with no resulting pregnancy). How high is my chance of infection and would PEP be recommended at this late in the game. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I would assume (and certainly hope) the sperm donor was HIV tested prior to donating "5-9 months ago." If he only recently tested HIV positive, we can therefore assume he contracted the virus Read more »

Pregnancy and Sperm Washing (POSITIVE MALE, NEGATIVE FEMALE)

Hi Dr. Frascino,Firstly, thank you for all your great answers and expertise. I have spent the past... 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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...thinking about using a fertility clinic, be sure to get information about all the services you will need and their costs.) "I ruled out intrauterine insemination because of the cost, but it is an option." If you and your partner(s) are both... 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 »
HIV i-Base

Planning a Pregnancy them for advice, support and to find out your rights. What to do when one partner is HIV-positive and the other is HIV-negative There is still controversy over the best advice to give to sero-different (the medical term is... Read more »
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Posted by anxiousone1, 1 Reply
...I was so scared. I'm sure it was longer than what I understand is the three-month waiting period. Anyway the test came back negative for HIV and syphyllis (sp). Now I am have trouble with my eyes (iritis) and read online that it can be cause by... Read more »

Ex boyfriend HIV postive

Posted by honeybee55_1952, 4 Replies
...responsible what can I do if anything I dont want someone else to be in my shoes and end up unlucky instead of like me testing neg for 2 years....any ideas? Read more »

Indeterminate west blot

Posted by Cliff, 1 Reply
...My wife and I just started an IVF cycle in feb of this year. We were both tested for stds and hiv and both tested negative. The first live ivf cycle failed and in April we transferred two of our frozen. The embryos are ours (my sperm, her eggs). Read more »

One foolish night...

Posted by Pushn40, 3 Replies
...(husband and wife) with whom I planned to play out a few fantasies. I was tested for HIV exactly one year ago and results were negative, and I hadn't been with anyone else since that test. Before the clothes came off, I asked them if they had any... Read more »