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What Effects Does Chlamydia Have On Fertility

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AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

... What Are Side Effects? Who Gets Side Effects? How to Deal With Side Effects Which Side Effects Are the Most Common? The Bottom Line What Are Side Effects? Side effects are what a drug does to you that you don't want itto do.
Ask the Experts

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
...Hello,Yes, the safest and most effective way involves sperm washing and in vitro fertilization. See below.Dr. BobArtificial Insemination vs. In Vitro Fertilization Read more »

HIV+ DAD and HIV- MOM desire CHILD

Is it possible for a HIV+ Dad that is undetectable and a HIV- Mom to have a HIV- baby? Please advise.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Pfizer has found a way to remove EMS from the drug. It is also a good idea to switch off medications known to cause serious side effects in women during pregnancy. For example, the FDA has warned that HIV-positive pregnant women should not take... Read more »

Please help me

Dear Dr. Frascino,I leave in Ethiopia. I am male living with HIV. My CD4 is now 450 and viral load less than 40 in ML. My problem is I have a wife who is HIV negative, who want to have a baby from me only with sexual intercourse know the baby can be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to fertilize her egg through in vitro fertilization. Integrated Pregnancy Care A comprehensive approach to care is the most effective way for a pregnant woman with HIV infection to have a healthy pregnancy and delivery. While an obstetrician and... Read more »

HIV+ man having children

Dr. Bob, thank you for all of your calming words, and the time you devote to helping those with HIV and the "worrywarts". My question is technical, but can an HIV+ man have a child through in-vitro without risk to the baby or the mother? Or is the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Pfizer has found a way to remove EMS from the drug. It is also a good idea to switch off medications known to cause serious side effects in women during pregnancy. For example, the FDA has warned that HIV-positive pregnant women should not take... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...obstetrician-gynecologist and medical reviewer with the Food and Drug Administration. Routine chlamydia screening and early, effective treatment are the keys to reducing chlamydia's toll, according to Penny Hitchcock, chief of the National... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Chlamydia

...information about the bacteria. This accomplishment will give scientists important information as they try to develop a safe and effective vaccine. Researchers also are focusing on developing topical microbicides (preparations that can be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Report Finds Adolescent Girls Continue to Bear a Major Burden of Common Sexually Transmitted Diseases

...prevalence of STDs within minority communities contribute to this pervasive threat. It is imperative that we improve access to effective STD prevention and treatment services in local communities for those who need them most." Increasing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Opportunistic Screening for Chlamydia at a Community Based Contraceptive Service for Young People

...infection with serious implications for fertility if left untreated. The study demonstrated the key role of reception staff in effectively delivering services, particularly in ensuring that infected young women return for treatment. Of interest,... Read more »
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Karla

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I warned you in my last post that if you persisted in being polite, intelligent and rational I would fall in love with you. Like all AIDS apologists you completely ignored my caution and posted yet another charming and well reasoned posting. Well,... Read more »

Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...refused to give me PEP (it was unprotected vaginal). A culture was done to check for STDS (Urethral Swab) and it came back +ve for Chlamydia. I know I have to go through 3 months of hell waiting on HIV results but I'm confused about Chlamydia... Read more »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...aware neither of us has had any other partner in that time. about 3 months ago he got tested and he showed up positive with chlamydia so a few weeks ago I went to the doc and got tested but I was clean and negative for chlamydia. The thing is... Read more »

LGV Chlamydia

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...Europe and Britian have reported up to two new patients a week. "Many also have HIV." "Three weeks of the antbiotic doxycycline effectively treats LGV.". "But patients have to know they are at risk and get tested." Well, if that isn't a case for... Read more »