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Are You Required To Tell Your Partner If You Have Hiv

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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 have a responsibility to persuade their... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

Uganda's HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Bill 2008 -- which is under consideration by a committee in Parliament -- aims to criminalize the intentional transmission of HIV, guarantee access to treatment for HIV-positive people and provide... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Province to Require Couples to Receive HIV Tests Before Marriage

China's Yunnan Province beginning Jan. 1, 2007, will require couples to receive HIV tests before getting married, Xinhua/ People's Daily reports. People who test positive for the virus will be required to inform their partners or the local... Read more »
Ask the Experts

What States require partner notification?

While the practice of safe sex is of course important for everyone, I know that some states, such as Ohio, require HIV+ people to notify potential partners before having sex. What states have such laws? Can you offer any insight about these laws;...
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
Your question is a good one and requires much more information than the workplace forum can provide. The laws vary state-by-state. I suggest contacting an AIDS service organization in your area for the laws in your state.Lynne Gabriel... Read more »

how much precum is required to transmit hiv

Hi there, Doc. I had male to male sex last night. As a practice, I always require my partner to use condoms. So we did it, before he inserted his penis inside my anus, i put the condom myself. So he inserted and started penetrating me. We changed...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,It would be hard to say how much pre-ejaculatory fluid would be needed to cause transmission. It would depend on many factors, such as how much virus was present, whether or not there was tearing in your rectum, and were you using... Read more »

partners having unprotected sex with different strains (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2011)

when i was diagnosed my doctor told me that i am classified as HIV strain 2 and with cd4 count of 5 as of 2007 and now 1095 of october 2010...i have a partner and the doctor told him that his HIV 1 & 2 strain and not taking medications yet...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Even between two HIV positives, unprotected sex remains risky business. Yes, it is possible to acquire a second more virulent or resistant strain of HIV by having bareback sex with another HIVer. (See below.) You report you decided to have... Read more »

Why is genotype testing required for treatment naive patients?

My partner was recently diagnosed with HIV and 13 T-cells. We want to get him on meds immediately and the doctor we are seeing won't write a prescription for 4 weeks because he wants the results of the genotype test before prescribing. My...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Dear Jase,I am sorry to hear about the stress you and your partner are experiencing.A couple of points to consider:1) Since your partner's Cd4 count is 13 it is likley that he has been infected for many years. I do not know how long you have... Read more »
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avoiding reporting requirements

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I live in a state that has mandatory HIV reporting.

My question is this,

Although the state where I live currently offers anonymous testing, to get treatment the test must be confidential. As a result of this requirement the result of the test, if... Read more »

sex with HIV- partner

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am a married 49yr old male HIV+. My wife is HIV-. We decided to obstain from sex 6 years ago because of the diagnosis and the fear she might get infected even with protection. I have found this a very missing link in our relationship and... Read more »

My partner has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
hi,

i just recently have been involved with an HIV+ man. i have been seeing for about a month. i am very much in love with him. he didnt tell me he was + until a few weeks a go. he explained that i may turn my back on him, which in turn i did not.... Read more »

HIV Patients required study Vancouver and Toronto

Posted by estyle
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Participants will be accepted on a first come first serve... Read more »