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Being Married With Hiv

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HIV + and married

Dr Bob,I am stunned & don't know what to do. I am married to a husband who has AIDS. During my first year in marriage, i noticed that he had put his profile on pozmatch.com saying he is single & looking for women- FYI we are legally married for 3...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Within the first year of marriage your poz hubby was posting his profile on pozmatch.com saying he was single and looking for women???? Ohhh . . . there's a Read more »

I am thinking of marrying a HIV+ woman

Hello. I am thinking of marrying a HIV+ woman. She has AIDS, but has no side effects to meds. Can... Read more »

I am married to someone with HIV.

I would like to know if HIV affects a person memory, and other parts of the brain? Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Muslim Clerics in Chechnya Order All Engaged Couples to Test for HIV Before Marrying

...HIV-negative,' the Chechen mufti's press service said in a statement this week," Reuters writes. "An imam can only approve of a marriage once the HIV-negative certificate is obtained," the news service adds. The article notes "the mufti's orders... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Married Kenyan Youth Excluded From HIV/AIDS Programs, at Higher Risk of Contracting Virus

... Married youths are not taken into consideration in HIV/AIDS awareness programs aimed at young people in Kenya and are at an increased Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigerian Advocacy Group Encourages HIV-Positive Couples to Marry, Offers Counseling, Other Services

...are planning to marry. According to the AP/Google.com, the group does not yet have a budget for the informal program but 94 marriages have occurred among HIV-positive couples since the program began two years ago. Yakubu Usman Abubakar, an... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Philippines Conference of Catholic Bishops Endorses Condom Use Among Married Couples to Prevent HIV, Official Says

... The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines recently endorsed condom use among married couples as a method to prevent the transmission of HIV, Edwin Corros, executive secretary of CBCP's Episcopal Commission for Read more »
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Just married, could this be HIV?

Posted by peezy, 3 Replies
...that he did not think I have HIV, and actually prescibed XANAX to ease my anxiety over the matter, and anxiety over getting married and thinking I'm ill (which happened a week after my appointment). Once I started to take the XANAX, I felt better... Read more »

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 Read more »

Marrying an HIV+ man

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I am dating a man that is HIV+. I want to marry him but my family is against it and the only thing that holds me back is a fear of becoming infected, and Read more »

I'm about to marry a HIV pos. man

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I'm about to marry a HIV+ man. We are both 23 and grew up together in Israel our entire life. We are deeply in love, but I feel a loss in our relationship. Read more »