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Are You Required To Tell Your Partner If You Have Hiv

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...demand, or even ask their male partners to use a condom. Currently, over 50% of new HIV infections worldwide occur in women. The use of microbicides could be controlled by women. They could be applied before sex. They won't require male cooperation to use, the way male and female condoms do. Some might be products women can use without their partners' knowledge. They will come in gels, foams, and creams. Some may take the form of a sponge or...
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Safer Sex and Partner Disclosure

I know that the law varies by state, but what is the general advice for partner disclosure? Are you required to disclose to a partner if you are using protection or only when you are putting him/her at risk through unprotected sex? What about with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation refers to disclosing your status before any type of sex (protected or not!). Take a read through the information in the archives of this forum. We have an entire chapter devoted to HIV disclosure issues.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV and Lupus

My partner has Lupus and recently diagnosed with HIV as well. How do the two interact? Where can I find information on how to support her good health? Any suggestions, comments or advice?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...impairing function, and lupus is generally associated with increased or overactive immune function. Treatment of lupus sometimes requires using medications that suppress the immune system. Care requires the coordination of an HIV specialist and... Read more »

Risk of having sex

I came across this site while browsing for some thing else. I read some of them. My question is: Don't you think having sex has become so risky? The fear of HIV makes people suspect their own partners? Joy of sex is lost in present times. sekhar
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...problem over a quarter of a century ago! It is a totally preventable disease. Common sense and "condom sense" are all that's required. We must all assume each of our sexual partners could be HIV infected and take the appropriate precautions to... Read more »

Best friend needs a wakeup call

Hello,My best friend and roommate has been HIV+ for almost 2 years. And it's suspected he was 2 years before that judging from what his T-Cell count was. Once medications were started, he bounced back. It has been great to witness the change in...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...advise the young man to use protection during sex. This is good advice for everyone. The tendency is to think that protection is required when the partner is known to be HIV+. But the fact is protection should always be used. Some people think... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Northwest China Province Requires HIV Carriers to Inform Partners

... A regulation recently adopted by the health department in Gansu province requires people with HIV/AIDS to inform their sexual partners within one month of their diagnosis. It also states that HIV/AIDS patients Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ugandan Parliament Considers Bill That Would Require HIV Status Disclosure, Provide Some Protections to HIV-Positive People

...HIV-positive status and has failed to do so." Although the bill provides for voluntary HIV testing and counseling, it also would require mandatory testing for people charged with drug abuse, illegal possession of medical instruments, sexual... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Georgia Senate Passes Bill Requiring HIV Testing Among Prison Inmates Prior to Release

... The Georgia Senate on Tuesday voted to pass a bill ( S.B. 64 ) that would require HIV testing for inmates prior to their release from state prisons, GPB News reports. Current state law requires HIV tests Read more »
The Well Project

Adherence to HIV Drug Regimens

...taken by mouth or injection? What are the side effects? Are there other drugs they cannot be taken with? Do they require refrigeration or other special handling? Do you have medical conditions (including planning on or being... Read more »
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Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...reports, mid-term and final reports including lessons learned and best practices, and reviews financial reports for submission as required to the USG/Rw, GoRw and HQ as required. 2.Supports and coordinates the work of the CF Strategic... Read more »

partner positive - now im preg - am i too?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...on the net and its all alot to take in - maybe people with personal experience are better suited 2 help goes: my partner was hiv pos but unaware of his status, i finally concieved (fell pregnant) and then during this time we have... Read more »

Disclosure by Law

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can anyone cite for me a specific law that requires sexual partners to disclose their HIV status in the event that they have engaged in unprotected sex? In Florida, it is required Read more »

sex with HIV- partner

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...condom correctly everytime. She is even affraid of oral sex performed on her. There has to be other people out there with HIV- partners. Need advice Read more »