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Undetectable Hiv Positive Woman And Negative Man Transmission Risk

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The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Woman and HIV-Negative Man (Serodiscordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ woman and an HIV-negative man seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will help you understand what... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Man and HIV-Negative Woman (Serodiscordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ man and an HIV-negative woman seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will help you understand what... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Woman and HIV-Positive Man (Seroconcordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ woman and an HIV+ man seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will help you understand what might be... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Positive Man-Negative Woman-Baby?

I am an HIV+ gay man who has been approached by two different female friends about donating sperm for them to have a child. Is it possible to donate sperm for pregnancy without ANY risk of transmission of the virus? If so, what would be your...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
There is no way to guarantee that sperm from an HIV positive man will not transmit HIV. One can decrease the risk by taking antiretrovirals to decrease viral load to undetectable in the blood, but that does not mean that viral load is undetectable... Read more »

Positive man Negative Woman

I am sorry if this question has been asked, but i did not find the answer so...here goes! I am a positive man married to a negative woman. we use condoms, but want to have children. I am on antivirals with a zero viral load, healthy otherwise....
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
If you are HIV infected and have unprotected sexual intercourse there is always some risk of infecting your partner; that risk is very small if your blood viral load is undetectable but the risk is not zero; there are physician specialists who have... Read more »

Positive Man, Negative Woman & Child

I need some info about a positive man having kids with a negative woman. And what would happen to the kids?...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
If the woman does not acquire HIV infection from the male partner then there is not a risk of transmission of HIV to the child. If the woman does get infected then there is also risk of mother to infant transmission of the virus as well.... Read more »

Positive Woman / Negative Man want to have a baby

I see tons out here about positive males w/ negative females who want to have natural children. Most of the time the answers refer them to sperm washing for least risk results. What if the female is the one positive and the male is negative?My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First off, I should mention I don't recommend using two condoms. The friction of latex on latex can cause the condoms to break. (See post from the archives below.) Next, open-mouth kissing is not considered to be a significant HIV risk.... Read more »
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Woman Falling in Love with an HIV+ Man

Posted by Natural, 4 Replies
This is all very new to me... I only recently found out that a man I had dated in the past, who has recently come back into my life is HIV positive. Despite the clinical information that I am able to obtain online/from counselors - can anyone offer... Read more »

sex HIV-woman HIV+ man

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have met the most wonderful man almost a year ago. We met through a friend of mine that I work with. She does not know that he is positive. It took 2 months before he told me. We have not slept together. He told me from the beginning that he... Read more »

woman to woman transmission???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it possible for women to transmit the virus amoung eachother. I am aware oral sex is pretty safe, and not many cases have been reported between lesbians becoming infected this way, but what about shareing sex toys. If I use a dildo on myself,... Read more »

I am in love with an HIV positive man...

Posted by BeautifulMusik, 3 Replies
I have been friends with a guy for over two years now. There has always been chemistry but, I enjoy him so much that I didn't want to change anything about our friendship. This September, I told him I was in love with him from the first moment I... Read more »