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What Are The Chances Of Passing Hiv From A Women To Man

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Women and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS (Acquired ImmuneDeficiency Syndrome) in America. While there were a handful of women amongthe first cases, AIDS was thought...
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is there a large chance of passing hiv to a partner if one is on atripla for 6 yrs and recent bloodwork shows undetected?

the title is my question. im healthy i take my atripla every day. bloodwork last month came out high levels of white cells and i am undetected. i heard that being undetected there is a very slim chance of passing the hiv to a negative individual. is...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
The risk of transmission is significantly reduced with HIV therapy. IS the risk as low as zero? Probably not. The viral load in the blood may not reflect the viral load in the semen. So, the risk is low but it is not impossible. DW... Read more »

chances of passing on hiv to partner

a 53 yo male living with female partner.Diagosed 15 mths ago On HAART since diagnosis. VL undetectable,and cd4 count 640. USse condoms allways.Partner still has anxieties about trasmission. Please advise, Thank you....
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
Consistent and correct condom use is a highly effective means of preventing transmission of HIV. The excellent health of the HIV+ partner adds an extra layer of security. However, that does not mean that the uninfected partner will not have some... Read more »

Being Undectable for 3yrs what are the chances of me passing HIV on - sex wise??

Hi Dr Bob,I have been undectable for 3yrs now and my cd4 count is 770, I am on Saquinavir, Ritonavir, Kivexa, Lyrica and Zamadol. I was diagnosed 6months a go with Neuropathy which is under control now. The question is i have had partners who want...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Here's what we know. Using potent antiretroviral drugs to drive plasma HIV viral load to undetectable levels significantly decreases the risk of HIV transmission. However, what we do not know is if the risk becomes so low that it's... Read more »

can hiv pass through irritated skin from shaving?

I asked you this question twice in the past week and still have yet to receive an answer. What kind of doctor are you? Judging by people's responses, I guess I have to give you a "donation" before you even consider answering my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll make just a few quick points:1. My time and efforts here are voluntary.2. I do run a foundation that provides crucial service to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS. We've raised about 1.5 million to date. 3. Donations... Read more »
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chance of passing it on

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i had unprotected sex with someone i don't know about 11 months ago. about two weeks after i had strep throat and tonsilitis for a few weeks. i believe i may have HIV. i have recently began having sex w/ my boyfriend. he knows that i might have HIV... Read more »

taking a chance on a neg man

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
I'm considering getting involved with an HIV negative man. He's great but I worry that he will run scared after a short time. I'm ready to settle down. Some of the people I know agree with me. Yet I feel ready to take the risk. Anyone that convince... Read more »

Survey: HIV- women desiring children with HIV+ man

Posted by Poppy
BAPAC, Bay Area Perinatel AIDS Center is conducting an online survey for HIV- women, desiring to have children with an HIV+ male partner. The goal of this survey is to collect data which will be useful in educating couples, physicians,... Read more »

Brits convict man of infecting friend with HIV

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
'Far from being the humane, cultured man he liked to portray himself as, he was some kind of psychopath'

CLAIR SMITH
The Scotsman February 7, 2007
IT WAS an idyllic weekend of camping by the banks of the river. A group of friends, French, Chilean,... Read more »