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Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by muller101(m): 7:39am On Sep 14
Op is HIV positive
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by Naff24(f): 7:41am On Sep 14
GloriaNinja:
undecided BUT OP. ARE YOU HIV POSITIVE?

undecided undecided
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by 0key2: 7:42am On Sep 14
muller101:
Op is HIV positive

I'm a physician and it is my duty to enlighten people and give them hope. You could also be of help to many disadvantaged people.

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Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by loydsis1759: 7:43am On Sep 14
But OP sorry for de question are u positive??
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by mechanics(m): 7:45am On Sep 14
Yes, you will contact your doctor for advice.
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by ganiyu26(m): 7:47am On Sep 14
Op u said almost impossible to get infected.... What abt d remaining little chances

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Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by Frenchfriez: 7:48am On Sep 14
GloriaNinja:
undecided BUT OP. ARE YOU HIV POSITIVE?
Stupid question.
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by praiseneofingz(m): 7:48am On Sep 14
nice write up op....
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by BrotherJesu(m): 7:50am On Sep 14
Nonsense
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by BrotherJesu(m): 7:52am On Sep 14
Why did u contact ehs ai vy in the first place
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by firstolalekan(m): 7:52am On Sep 14
GloriaNinja:
undecided BUT OP. ARE YOU HIV POSITIVE?
No. Are you?
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by ceejay80s(m): 7:52am On Sep 14
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Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by Edoi(m): 7:56am On Sep 14
Very Educative post..kudos

I have seen a number of cases, most time Mum +ve, Dad -ve and even the baby -ve.

People need to be aware of this especially those with HIV, as many still think HIV is a death sentence in this age, Pls pass the message on,... people with HIV can live a normal life even a normal reproductive life if the necessary measures are taken.

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Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by KangaIye: 7:57am On Sep 14
Been HIV positive is not a death sentence, dozens of deadly diseases are much around that kills faster than AIDS.

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Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by Sahaboi(m): 7:58am On Sep 14
receive common sense
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by kenness(m): 7:58am On Sep 14
GloriaNinja:
undecided BUT OP. ARE YOU HIV POSITIVE?
see question
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by Spartan1203(m): 8:03am On Sep 14
This info is very educative. All hope is not lost. For those talking about risks: every time you are in an airplane or vehicle, you are at risk of a crash. Does that stop you from flying or driving? Life is a risk, plus this one has been certified to have next to zero risks. Aeroplanes can't even boast of such ratings.

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Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by orikoku: 8:05am On Sep 14
OK crontinu
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by teevodaprinz(m): 8:06am On Sep 14
Yes it's not... But only few people can afford d needed cost. GOD AMIGHTY WILL PROTECT US ALL FROM EVERY FORM OF DISEASES IN JESUS NAME AMEN

JellyBean190:
I love this kind of topic. A HIV diagnosis is not a death sentence with the current advances in the medical field. HIV is with us, and knowing about it will go a long way in reducing the stigma, which could be more damaging than the virus itself.
STOP THE STIGMATISATION OF PLWHA TODAY!!!

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Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by sluk(m): 8:11am On Sep 14
0key2:


I'm a physician and it is my duty to enlighten people and give them hope. You could also be of help to many disadvantaged people.


Who stands a greater risk of contacting the virus between man and a woman
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by GenBuhari(m): 8:17am On Sep 14
Yes.
HIV is hoax.
Happy baby making.
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by passion007: 8:17am On Sep 14
sammirano:


That's the word, almost. The risk element is still there.

Even with correct and consistent condom use, there's still a theoretical risk of HIV transmission, so what's your point.

The point of the thread is to put a number on the size of that risk; the risk is close to zero if the positive partner is undetectable. In figures, the number is so infinitesimal that some sources say undetectable is untransmittable.



http://www.aidsmap.com/NAM-endorses-Undetectable-equals-Untransmittable-UU-consensus-statement/page/3116508/
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by passion007: 8:20am On Sep 14
firstolalekan:

No. Are you?

You didn't have to dignify him/her with a response. �
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by taiwoti(m): 8:21am On Sep 14
martins5885:
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Thief, Armed Robber, your father, Scammer Oshi.
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by PrecisionFx(m): 8:22am On Sep 14
0key2:
What are the chances of a woman contracting HIV from her HIV positive man?

An HIV negative woman and an HIV positive man (discordant couple) can marry and conceive naturally. There are certain measures which are very important to be considered to make an HIV negative woman to remain negative.

Statistically, it is much harder to transmit HIV than to get pregnant. You will have the highest risk of pregnancy by having unprotected sex one or two days before your ovulation starts; when the ovary releases the egg. This is a 20%-30% chance. The risk of contracting HIV during vaginal penetration, for a woman, is 1 per 1,250 exposures (or 0.08 percent); for the man in that scenario, it’s 1 per 2,500 exposures (0.04 percent, which is the same as performing MouthAction). So, a woman is about 300 times more likely to get pregnant than to contract HIV from an HIV positive man.

To make this safe, your partner must have an undetectable viral load for at least 6 months. The risk then become close to zero. This is the first important step that must take place and a very necessary criterion for marriage and conception to take place. The HIV positive man must have been on Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) consistently for over six months to have achieved an undetectable viral load. This is very important as low viral load is a direct indication that the virus is undetectable in body fluids which are semen, blood and vaginal secretions. Hence, the risk of transmission is almost zero.

Then the next step is limited conception attempts during the most fertile days of your cycle. i.e when you are ovulating. Sexual activities should be tailored towards the ovulation period of the woman. A low number of conception attempts has a very low risk if the HIV positive person has an undetectable viral load. It is also still recommended that couples use condoms when the woman is not ovulating, or has become pregnant.

Therefore, limited conception attempts made during ovulation may carry a low risk if your partner’s viral load is undetectable.

Sometimes PrEP [Pre exposure Prophylaxis] and PEP [Post Exposure Prophylaxis] are used as an additional precautions. This involves taking a single dose of treatment before and after having sex.

PrEP is not likely to add much or any protection, because having an undetectable viral load is enough. It might help for psychologically if you are nervous. PrEP is very effective too.

One study followed 91 HIV serodiscordant couples, 43 were positive in male partners and 48 were positive in female partners. There were 196 unprotected vaginal intercourses, 100 natural conception and 97 newborns. There were no cases of HIV seroconversion in uninfected sexual partners. Natural conception may be an acceptable option in HIV-serodiscordant couples in resource limited settings if HIV-positive individuals have undetectable viremia on HAART, combined with HIV counseling, PrEP, PEP and timed intercourse. [1]

The PARTNER study reported zero HIV transmissions after 800 couples had sex more than 58,000 times without a condom when the positive partner had an undetectable viral load. [2]

How often should she get tested and how long does it take for the infection to be detectable?

HIV antibody tests do not work as soon as you are infected. This is because it usually takes several weeks to generate antibodies to HIV. This is called the ‘window period’. Most people generate this response within 4–6 weeks, but approximately 5% of people take up to 3 months. Very rarely it can take longer.

The result of an antibody tests therefore only tells your your HIV status three months prior to the test. This is why people are advised to re-test three months after the exposure if you test at 4-6 weeks, or to wait three months before taking an HIV test.

Taking an antibody test less than 4 weeks after exposure will not tell you very much. You need to wait until at least 4–6 weeks after the exposure. [3]

Will the baby automatically be HIV positive?

As you are HIV negative, the baby will be HIV negative. If you are HIV positive and your viral load is undetectable, the chance your baby will be HIV positive is zero.

Will my baby be at risk?

Your baby can be at risk if you become HIV positive whilst pregnant and your viral load is very high. Returning to using condoms after you become pregnant might still be a good idea, even when your partners viral load is undetectable.

A high viral load is one of the main risk factors for transmission. If viral load is detectable, there is a higher risk of catching HIV during pregnancy.

Transmission to the baby can occur at 3 stages, but only if you become HIV positive.

During pregnancy
At the time of delivery
Through breast-feeding.
However, there are interventions to reduce the risk of transmission to the baby during pregnancy and birth. These include:

Taking treatment so that viral load is undetectable by the time of delivery
Giving the baby a course of treatment for the first 4 weeks of life.
.

Is it an ignorant choice?

This is not an ignorant choice. Far more sero-different couples have children naturally than from using sperm washing. Fortunately, treatment now dramatically reduces the risk of transmitting HIV if this process is done carefully.

However, it is important that both you and your partner make an informed choice. It is recommended that you discuss your options with your doctor.


http://www.healthmatters.cf/discordant-couple-conceive/


HIV IS A SCAM.

HIV IS A HOAX.

HIV is a passenger harmless virus that causes no problems for mankind for thousands of years now
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by BumbleBee2ice(f): 8:28am On Sep 14
uboma:




this is a dumb question.
Very dumb indeed undecided
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by Desyner: 8:30am On Sep 14
Ishilove:
Despite the assurance, this is a very risky exercise.
there are too many misconceptions about hiv/aids. It isn't as risky as it seem.
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by delerx(m): 8:30am On Sep 14
It's possible cos anybody on ARV has low tendency to transmit the virus. I know a few couples still having unprotected sex which one of them is pregnant. One of the hidden fact is here https://tbsmedlinks.com/2017/08/30/how-to-test-negative-with-hiv/#sthash.BY69tmAN.dpbs
Re: Can An HIV Negative Woman And Her HIV Positive Partner Conceive Naturally? by otswag(m): 8:49am On Sep 14
Interesting that after this very educative and enlightenimg post, the only "intelligible" question ringing in some peoples brain is "op, are you HIV positive? Walahi! Nigerians have a reasoning problem

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