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father to child hiv transmission at birth

I have following questions

1.  What is lymphopenia?
About 4 years ago my daughter and I was diagnosed with minor thelisima with neutropenia.  Now after 4 years a different doctor is stating that my daughter’s Neutrophils or ok and she could have lymphopenia instead of neutropenia.  So I am little lost.

2. Can hiv positive father transfer the infection to his child, without ever infecting the mother?

Background:
About 9 years ago I received unprotected oral sex from two sperate people and about 17 years ago I had unprotected sex.  My wife was recently tested negative for STD.  I have been married for 9 years now, my wife is the only person I have ever had any sexual relationships with.  Recently my doctor told us that my daughter could have lymphopenia, could it be possible that I am infected with hiv and have passed that on to my daughter without ever infecting my wife.

Please let me know.

Thanks
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1. A reduction in the number of lymphocytes in the blood
2. No way on earth.
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Please elaborate on the second answer.
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hiv can be transmitted from mother to child...
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so HIV can only be transmitted from mother to child or can it also be transmitte from father to child
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The father cannot transmit HIV to their child.
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