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Vaginal Infections Caused By Sperm

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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...same things as other couples. But there are some extra issues: The HIV-positive partner might focus on not infecting their partner. The HIV-negative partner may concentrate on taking care of the other person. This can cause a serious lack of balance in the relationship. HIV can cause changes in the body (see Fact Sheet 553 .) Anti-HIV medications may have unpleasant side effects. This might give the HIV-positive partner negative...
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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
...was reported to be the source of one man passing the virus to his partner, though it remains unclear whether her infection was caused by the procedure. (A lawsuit is underway.) Health care professionals willing to undertake the sperm-washing... Read more »

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...was reported to be the source of one man passing the virus to his partner, though it remains unclear whether her infection was caused by the procedure. (A lawsuit is underway.) Health care professionals willing to undertake the sperm-washing... Read more »

magnetic Couple and child bearing (SPERM WASHING, PREGANACY),

the safest way for magnetic couple to bear childen.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...was reported to be the source of one man passing the virus to his partner, though it remains unclear whether her infection was caused by the procedure. (A lawsuit is underway.) Health care professionals willing to undertake the sperm-washing... 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 year researching safe ways for me to get pregnant. My husband is positive, I am negative. Sadly we cannot afford IVF and do not live in a city up...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...was reported to be the source of one man passing the virus to his partner, though it remains unclear whether her infection was caused by the procedure. (A lawsuit is underway.) Health care professionals willing to undertake the sperm-washing... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...pregnant and HIV positive at the same time. It was scary not knowing what to do." You may be thinking about ending your pregnancy because you may feel you cannot care for a child right now, or maybe there are other reasons. Having an abortion is... Read more »
University of Utah

An HIV-Blocking Gel for Women

...in the opposite way. Like the old version, it changes in response to changes in pH -- acidity or alkalinity -- in the vagina caused by the introduction of semen during sex. But unlike the old gel, which became liquid at the higher (less acidic)... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...harmful infections, especially in HIV-positive people. Candidiasis Candidiasis is a very common fungal infection usually caused by Candida albicans . This yeast-like fungus is found in all healthy people. The immune system and bacteria... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

HIV and the Vaginal Ecosystem

...maintains a low (acidic) pH of approximately 4.0. This acidic condition does two important things: (1) it kills germs, and (2) it causes squamous epithelial cells (mucous membrane) to cover over the exposed, fragile columnar cells of the cervical... Read more »
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Want to have a baby

Posted by Positivelyok, 5 Replies
Hi, My husband and I would like to have a baby. We are both positive and are numbers are great. We would like to hear from anyone who has or is currently going through a pregnancy and what it entails as it relates to being HIV positive. We are... Read more »

Karla

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...average, 70% lower than in the 60's and 70's. You must admit that a virus blamed for KILLING T-CELLS is an unlikely candidate for causing them to grow out of control (a cancer like KS). HIV is said to do the impossible something like a Superman ... 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 of last year and now he ha HIV. When I asked him about how he got this he told me... Read more »

Barbackers now joining..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...are many people who consider themselves "barebackers" who are joing the AIDS dissident movement. Some even believe that hiv causes AIDS. They are fed up with being censored. Read more »