Art

ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology) are methods used to treat infertility. The methods include fertility medicines, in vitro fertilization, pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, reproductive surgeries, and cryopreservation.

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My wife has HIV infection. What are the chances of it affecting future kids?

Query: Hi doctor, I am in sexual relationship with my wife since marriage for the past 100 days. Yesterday we both tested and identified that she is HIV positive and I am negative.¬†Is there a high chance that the unprotected vaginal sex with HIV positive woman will result in HIV? Will it get cured in HIV¬...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, it is not necessary that you are suffering from HIV right now. But, the chances are high if you will not refrain yourself from unprotected sex with your wife. Since the risk of transmission from female to male is less than 0.5 % per act so you might be free right now....  Read Full »

Will HIV test be negative while on ART?

Query: Hi doctor, I am under ART for HIV. If I test for HIV now, will it be negative since I am under treatment?  Read Full »


Dr. Sidharth Sonthalia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Despite the currently available antiretroviral therapy (ART), your HIV detection tests like ELISA and Western blot are not expected to become negative. Till now, there is no medically confirmed and published/acknowledged case in which ART has resulted in nega...  Read Full »

What are the other tests done to confirm HIV?

Query: Hi doctor, The doctor told me to test for a retrovirus. Unfortunately, it came positive. He said you might have HIV. Then I went to a government hospital where they took my blood sample, and they gave me the results within two hours. They told me I have HIV 1. Soon, after that, they started my tre...  Read Full »


Dr. Kiran Anaparthi

Family Physician, HIV AIDS Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As far as the HIV test is concerned, it is positive (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and if you have a doubt, then you can get tested for RNA PCR. You have the infection, because, without HIV, CD4 will not come down and also, you have checked for HIV, a...  Read Full »

Is HIV transmission possible through the mother's placenta to the baby?

Query: Hi doctor, My partner is HIV positive. My first baby is born. I am negative and my first child is negative. My partner is in ART treatment now. I am 38 days pregnant now. We checked with the normal HIV test, in that I was negative. But my friends told me, if the baby gets linked through the mother'...  Read Full »


Dr. Kakkar

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have noted your concern. If the mother is HIV negative, then there is no risk of transmission of HIV to the baby. For more information consult a HIV AIDS specialist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/HIV-AIDS-specialist  Read Full »

I am HIV positive. Why are my WBC not affected?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a young woman and I recently discovered that I am HIV positive after I turned 21. When I told my mother about it, she confessed that she had known since I was 16 and that my father died of AIDS whilst she has been on ART for almost a decade now. They realized my status after I got...  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder Kaur Sachdeva

HIV AIDS Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This could be related to HIV. WBC (white blood cells) count is not generally affected, it is lymphocyte count which gradually depletes. Your report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) is showing mild anemia, slightly low neutrophils, which is not worris...  Read Full »

Should I take PEP if I had protected sex with a sex worker?

Query: Hello¬†doctor, I feel so stupid. I got drunk and ended up having sex with a CSW. She gave me oral sex and then we had vaginal sex. I did not touch her vagina with my fingers. Earlier in the evening, I had trimmed myself in my pubic area and had a slight abrasion, but there was no bleeding. I used a ...  Read Full »


Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

Dermatologist, Venereologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Cosmetologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. With protected sex, you are safe from contracting HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). For more information consult an HIV AIDS specialist online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/HIV-AIDS-specialist  Read Full »

Is there a new medicine for 100 % cure of HIV?

Query: Hello doctor,My brother was detected as HIV positive. Is this disease completely curable or not? Is there is any new medicine for 100 % cure for this disease?  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder Kaur Sachdeva

HIV AIDS Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is so effective a treatment available for HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) that it is no longer a dreadful disease. Antiretroviral treatment (ART) needs to be taken regularly with 100 % adherence. With regular ART, HIV will be completely suppressed and this ...  Read Full »

Are the tests which I have undergone sufficient to conclude my HIV status?

Query: Hi doctor, I had protected sex with a CSW before 5 months. I do not know the condom status either broken or ruptured one. I was drunk that day but I did not even ejaculate. Since I had a doubt, I took a test on 4th week, HIV 1 and 2 antibody rapid tests from laboratory which was non-reactive. On 6th...  Read Full »


Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. You have gone for antibody testing for HIV 1 and 2 many times and it has come negative. When two tests for antibody detection based on different principles are negative, it means individual is not having HIV infection. You have also...  Read Full »

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