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I Had Intercourse With An Hiv Positive Man

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

History of Childhood Sexual Abuse and Unsafe Anal Intercourse in a Six-City Study of HIV-Positive MSM

Among a population of HIV-positive men who reported unsafe anal intercourse with other men in the preceding year, the authors assessed rates of childhood sexual abuse and its demographic and mental health correlates. The researchers conducted a... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Single Man or HIV-Positive Man in Same-Sex Relationship (Serodiscordant or Seroconcordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ single man or an HIV+ man in a same-sex relationship looking for information on having a child, the options below will... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Minnesota Supreme Court: HIV-Positive Man Wrongly Convicted of Passing Disease

The Minnesota Supreme Court unanimously decided this week that an HIV-positive man found guilty for having sex with a man who later developed the infection was convicted wrongly and sided with an appeals court to overturn the original decision. The... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Wife HIV+ and Pregnant, Man Not: Are man &child safe?

Dear Sir, If one's spouse have HIV+ [as indicated by a serology screening] and the husband does not yet have[HIV -ve] but have been sleeping /having sex with her for more than 6 months now, how can one/the man avoid getting infected ? Moreover,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your questions.First, there are only a few ways to prevent infection to the male partner from a positive female partner-- first, avoid sexual intercourse; second, the use of condoms. Post-exposure treatment with antiretroviral... Read more »

Positive man Negative Woman

I am sorry if this question has been asked, but i did not find the answer goes! I am a positive man married to a negative woman. we use condoms, but want to have children. I am on antivirals with a zero viral load, healthy otherwise....
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
If you are HIV infected and have unprotected sexual intercourse there is always some risk of infecting your partner; that risk is very small if your blood viral load is undetectable but the risk is not zero; there are physician specialists who have... Read more »

HIV and receptive anal intercourse

If the estimated "per-act" risk for contracting HIV (from an HIV-positive source) is 0.5 to 3.0 percent for receptive anal sex, does that mean that 97% of people wont contract HIV from a one-time exposure?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No. Unfortunately population statistics don't work that way. (See below.) It is indeed possible to contract HIV from a single exposure!Dr. BobInterpreting HIV and testing statistics (HIV STATISTICS)Oct 10, 2008 Greetings. I recently... Read more »

Unprotected sex--man to man

I was with another man. We started having oral sex and it led to anal. I only thrust in and out about 4 or 5 times and we stopped. He has told me he has found out he is HIV+. Should I be concerned after only few thrusts in his anas?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,A few thrusts in his "anas?" Well, if that's the same as his anus, yes you still need to be concerned. Unprotected anal sex places you at risk for STD's, including HIV. True, the risk is higher for the receptive partner,... Read more »
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I married a HIV positive man

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I married an hiv + man he is the father of my 2 year old, I found out when I was 4 months pregnant that he was + for 10 years, I blacked everything out he turned cold towards me he abused me and left me, im still testing negative as well as my son.... Read more »

Are you a man who is HIV Positive, Negative ?

Posted by Anonymous


If you have answered "yes" to both of these questions, you may be
eligible to participate in a study on stress and... Read more »

i am a gay man and hiv positive...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a GAY MAN and HIV positive. But I don't have AIDS. I began
to take one Chinese medicine and Agaricus mashroom in Brazil
after I knew my HIV positive . And after about one month , my CD4
increases from 458 to 784 and my viral load decreases from... Read more »

Dating an HIV positive man

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm female and negative (to best of my knowledge). We've known each other 7 or 8 years but only recently started seeing each other outside of our normal circles. We'd always kidded around about taking it further and he would say we have a lot of... Read more »