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Protected Sex with HIV+ Person

Dear Doctor:I am (very very) concerned about something that recently happened to me. On November 28 I had protected receptive anal sex with a man who subsequently told me he was HIV positive. He came inside me (with the condom on). I went to the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...happened! Twenty-five percent of the over one million HIV-positive Americans are completely unaware they even have the virus!3.Protected sex is indeed "protected," assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. HIV cannot permeate... Read more »

Safe sex with HIV+ partner?

is it possible to have safe sex with an HIV+ person? I guess Im asking how risky is it to have... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Older People Face Greater HIV Infection Risks: Study

...dysfunction drugs, the World Health Organization reported Tuesday. Sexually active people age 50 and up are less likely to have protected sex than younger persons, and they are increasingly contracting HIV, WHO said. "HIV prevalence and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

... How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...people often believe that they are not at risk for HIVbecause of their age. Like younger people, older people can get HIV fromunprotected sex and from sharing needles, even needles only used for insulinshots. Women who have gone through... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Super-Infection Beliefs and Sexual Practices of People Living With HIV/AIDS

...anal/vaginal intercourse with partners of the same HIV status showed that older age and less alcohol use were associated with greater protected sex. "In addition, HIV super-infection beliefs predicted protected sexual behavior over and above... Read more »
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Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep in Read more »

protection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was told that you should treat all sex partners as if they have hiv. So how would you protect yourself if having sex with an HIV POZ person? Condoms! Play safe always! Read more »

lymph glands or anything other gland

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...just wanted to post my story for everyone to get a little insight and to rest assured all the "worried wells" out there. I had protected sex with an HIV+ person he never told me he was HIV+ until like a year later. When I first found out I... Read more »

Can two people with HIV have sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is it safe for 2 people who both have HIV to have sex. Can having sex make HIV worse if the other person has it too. Im sorry if this is a stupid question. Read more »