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You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...Dealing with HIV can be difficult, and dealing with pregnancy can be difficult. But having the facts about how to get pregnant safely and how to prevent your baby from becoming HIV positive may help you overcome some of your fears and make you feel more confident in your decision about whether or not to have a child. "I must have asked a million questions -- most of them over and over again. My healthcare providers didn't mind. I liked...
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I beg you please answer 3rd or 4th time I sent message/cut and brush

Hi, please help. At this point I think I have gone into full desperation and depression. I don't eat, sleep and the only things I do all day is cry and think of the probabilities that I got something from that brush. Please this is the 3rd time I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...some major psychological issues that require prompt attention.I agree you are indeed "extremely frightened and paranoid." These fears are completely irrational and totally unwarranted.To address your specific questions:1.Your HIV-acquisition risk... Read more »

CHILD SARING IN DISCORDANT COUPLES (PREGNANCYAND SPERM WASHING, POSITIVE MALE, NEGATIVE FEMALE, 2009)

I AM HIV POSITIVE, MY WIFE NEGATIVE; CAN WE HAVE CHILDREN WITH THE RISK OF INFECTING HER?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yes, it is possible. The safest way would involve sperm washing followed by artificial insemination. I'll reprint below some information from the archives that discusses this topic Read more »

Pregant with a positive elisa test with undeterminal wester blot??? (PREGNANCY AND INDETERMINATE WESTERN BLOT TEST, 2010)

I have read several articles on thebody.com about women testing positive on the elisa test for HIV but an indeterminal western blot. my sister in law is going through this right now and is freaking out. she has been with my brother for 1 1/2 and he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in my husband and just passed it on to me? We have been together 4 years but were both not sexually active before that. I'm scared! He was HIV tested about 10 years ago but not since.Thank you!Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,While not "common," I... Read more »

fear of contacting hiv , pls send me the web address i must send my donation to your foundation.

Hi Dr Bob i m visiting your website regularly , this is the only web site up to me , can anyone get their information for their relevant questions , fears and questions. Thanks a lot Bob you are doing wonderful job. Recently i went to strip club...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit your... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Having a Baby When You're HIV Positive

...we actually got married. At the time, we didn't know anything about anything. We thought it was a death sentence and we were scared. It was a process. It took time just getting educated and getting him started in [HIV] treatment. It wasn't long... Read more »
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FAQs About Mixed-Status Relationships From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...he's been scared to even kiss me, much less have sex. He's convinced that even condoms won't protect us. How can I ease his fears? My HIV-negative boyfriend has decided he just wants to be friends. He is scared of getting HIV from me, in spite... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and don't feel that you have to tell everyone right away (see The Well Project's info sheet on disclosure ). But don't let fear of being judged cause you to isolate yourself and not talk to anyone. If it is hard to tell family and friends at... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...can happen for any number of reasons, including guilt, stress or obsessive-compulsiveness. The key is to realize when your fears about HIV are legitimate and when they're not. Keep in mind that, if you're worried that something you did put you... Read more »
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Scared i will never have babies.

Posted by Benders, 3 Replies
...I'm really scared i won't have babies. I mean i know i can't concieve the natural way and i can get over that but what about the expense that Read more »

Wanting kids

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...I should call him immediately because he has something important to tell me and that he can only tell me in person. I was so scared and went to see him that same afternoon. He told me and I started crying because of disbelief that this is... Read more »

Telling Friends

Posted by toby75, 11 Replies
...depressed and do not want to tell anyone. I have only told two really close friends as I know they would not tell anyone but I am afraid of telling other people as I think that if other people knew it would be too much to take. What do other... Read more »

Am I Infected?!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...years old. I have never had ANAL sex, but have done mutual masturbation and given/received oral sex (I have never had someone sperm in my mouth...or even come close). Here goes... Two years ago, I had the stomach flu. Very mild fever and... Read more »