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What Effects Do Herpes Have On Getting Pregnant

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

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about getting pregnant

do you get pregnant if you had sex right after your menstruation has ended? thanks....
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Pregnancy is always a possibility following sexual intercourse; if pregnancy is not desired you should always use effective birth control measures; a condom prevents pregnancy and the transmission of HIV when used appropriately;JLS.... Read more »


HI Doctor,I need your help.About seven years ago I had a first outbreak of genital herpes and I went to the ER in Nyc Hospital(Lenox Hill Hospital).At the time I had a boyfriend for 1 year , I was using no protection ,but he never ejaculated inside...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You want to commit suicide because of a cold, rude ER doctor??? Gosh, I sure hope you never have to meet Dick Cheney in person. You might spontaneously combust or something.Lady, look, the ER doctor, if we can believe your story, was a total... Read more »

Starting triple combo while pregnant?

A month ago I decided to take an HIV test and I found out that I am positive. I am 24 weeks pregnant. The OB/GYN gave me AZT and then a referral. Two weeks, while on AZT, I did my blood tests (because I had not done any initially. My CD4 is 418 and...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Since you have an undetectable viral load and a healthy CD4 count you have many options; one you might consider is the addition of 3TC, which would reduce the chance of low level [<400 copies/ml] viral replication and is well tolerated during... Read more »

Getting pregnant when you're positive

I am HIV positive and my boyfriend of 4yrs isnt. My CD4 is 856. Can I get pregnant without transmitting the virus to him?...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
The only way that you could be absolutely certain that your boyfriend was not at risk for becoming infected would be through artificial insemination; if you become pregnant and your viral load is undetectable[ less than 50 copies/ml] throughout... Read more »
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Getting Pregnant

Posted by orange01, 2 Replies
I am looking for advice. My boyfriend and I are HIV +. We have been talking about the possiblity of having a baby. I am taking atripla and he is not on any meds right now. I know that atripla is not good for the baby so is their anything u can... Read more »

Getting Pregnant Hiv +/- couple

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a HIV + woman engaged to a HIV - man. We want to have a baby. What are the options on getting pregnant?? Is artificial insemination the only way?? I read on this website that it's possible to "do it yourself", insert the mans sperm in the... Read more »

Getting pregnant with + husband

Posted by Jen1, 3 Replies
Hey everyone,

I was hoping that maybe some of you can help me. I am married to a man who is HIV+ we have been married for 5 years. I am negative. We have wanted to have a child for a long time now, but we are not getting much support from the... Read more »

Getting Pregnant

Posted by orange01
I just recently met the man of my dreams. The best part of this all is that we r both Hiv +. We have been talking about having children. I am currently on atripla and he is not taking any meds and doing well. I was just wondering if their were... Read more »