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You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...is above 250 cells. Fortunately, there are many other options, so check with your doctor for the most up-to-date information. When Should You Start Anti-HIV Drugs? "Nothing is worse than morning sickness right after you've swallowed your meds." If you are not already taking anti-HIV drugs, doctors generally recommend starting treatment after 12 to 14 weeks of pregnancy, unless there is a medical reason to start earlier, such as a very...
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Hi Doc, about 2-3 months ago I had unprotected oral (sperm swallowed) and a brief unprotected penetration (bareback) with a guy I later learned is hiv+, although he claims he is undetectable. The problem is that about 3 weeks later I had a severe...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you did not subsequently learn of your partner's positive HIV status or have any symptoms whatsoever, you would still need HIV testing! Don't be "very scared" by reading about symptoms on the internet; be concerned that you placed yourself at... Read more »

Undetectable...is it safe?

I was infected with HIV in Dec 2005 and started Atripla(my choice) in Nov 2007. Within a month, my viral load was undetectable...and still that way. My question is, does that mean there is no virus in my blood and sperm?...just in my lymph nodes?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...viral load, a test that measures viral replication. When antiretroviral therapy is effective, as in your case, it can drive the HIV viral load down to levels that are below the limits of detection for that specific test. It does not man that HIV... Read more »

Sore throat after giving a blowjob

Hello,I am writing because I am worried I might be infected with an STD. After reading all the Fforum messages, I realize that the risk of contracting HIV from oral sex is quite low. I understand that the risk of getting other STDs is not as low,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...deep-throating adventure, then don't wait. See your doctor now for an evaluation. He/she will know which tests to run. For a definitive HIV test, it is true that you must wait for at least three months. But don't let that stop you from getting... Read more »

Dr? Robert Frascino

You claim to be a doctor, yet you offer a narrow view on marriage to a cousin? Come on Dr (?). Did you graduate from a diploma mill school? Surly, you've studied the basics and would know that the entire world, save for the eastern seaboard of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you are wondering if you can contract HIV this way if he is NOT HIV-positive. Plus, youre wondering if you can get pregnant by swallowing his "sperms." Oh my my my where do I even begin? OK. Now who says sex education is lacking in parts of... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Having a Baby When You're HIV Positive

...think, 15 minutes of being in the hospital, I had the C-section. My son arrived and they had to take him away because he had swallowed some of this meconium, I think they call it, in the fluid and he needed to be observed overnight. So it was a... Read more »
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HIV Monitoring Test Basics

...viral load test, click here . To read more about viral load, check out our collection of articles . HIV Drug Resistance Testing Besides a CD4 count and viral load test, your HIV specialist will look at your overall health with a general... Read more »
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...(IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...drugresistance (info on drug resistance in section below). You will then need totake steps to correct the problem, including additional testing and consideringchanging drug treatments. Resistance Test Even though HIV drugs are designed to... Read more »
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HIV Sperm Washing Clinics in the US

Posted by RayWill, 1 Reply
...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 »

Some Advise Needed

Posted by stupidact, 2 Replies
...insertive oral sex as well as a little bit of cunnilingus (sp). After the weekend together, she did mentioned that she have had a HIV test taken 2 weeks prior and it was negative. However, she did not mentioned whether she have had sex after the... Read more »

im so scared please help

Posted by 2worried, 3 Replies
...exposures. I have been with a total of 9 guys and with them I have engages in only oral (not anal). I have never ever ever swallowed cum, however I am a bit iffy about getting precum in my mouth. First can you tell me what amount of precum is... Read more »

Contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Recently my husband found out he is HIV+. At this time I am HIV - but I have only had one test and no viral load test done. We know he was negative in the beginning Read more »