Mar 4, 2004
HELLO JUST READ ABOUT SERONEGATIVE I HAVE BEEN WITH MY HUSBAND FOR 2 YRS AND WE JUST FOUND OUT THAT HE IS HIV+ AND PROBABLY HAS BEEN FOR A LONG TIME. HE WENT TO THE HOSPITAL W/CANDIDA ESOPHAGHITIS AND THEN WAS TESTED FOR HIV HIS VIRAL LOAD IS 100,000 PLUS AND CD4137 HE IS SCHEDULED TO SEE A INFECTIOUS DR. MAR.30 FOR MEDS HOWEVER I CAN GET HIM TOO QUIT SMOKING.ANY SUGGESTIONS? ALSO WE HAVE ALWAYS HAD UNPROTECTED SEX ANAL AND VAGINAL I HAVE BEEN TESTED 3 TIMES ALL WITH NEGATIVE RESULTS HOWEVER WE ARE NOW USING A CONDOM. IN JANUARY HE WAS VERY SICK AS I WAS TOO AND I HAD JUST HAD A PAP SMEAR DONE WOULD THAT HAVE INCREASED MY CHANCES OR COULD I BE ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO WILL REMAIN NEGATIVE.I ALSO RECENTLY FOUND OUT MY PREVIOUS FIANCE OF SIX YRS. IS HIV+ AS WELL AND HAD BEEN FOR A WHILE SO AM I JUST LUCKY OR WHAT PLEASE HELP AS I AM VERY CONFUSED.
| Response from Dr. Wohl
If you have tested HIV negative at least 3 months after last possible sexual exposure to someone with HIV, you are indeed lucky. Continuing to use condoms despite your record of avoiding HIV infection would be prudent.
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