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Can A Person Have Sex With A Person With Hiv And Not Get Infected

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Can person with undetectable viral load infect a negative person

I am a positive female with an undetectable viral load. My boyfriend is negative. Can he become positive from unprotected sex if my viral load is undetectable?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThere are studies out that show when someone is positive and taking medications and has a undetectable viral load the risk of HIV transmission is decreased by up to 96%. Condom use also dramatically decreases HIV risk.HIV transmission is difficult... Read more »

Sex with infected person without getting infected?

I was curious to know if it is actually 'possible' to have unprotected sex with a... Read more »

Risk after an oral sex with an HIV infected person

Hello,This Mr T. Four years ago, I had an oral sex with my ex-girlfriend. We didn't not have a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Number of Named Partners and Number of Partners Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection Identified by Persons With Acute Versus Established HIV Infection

Acute HIV infections are linked to a disproportionate share of forward transmission in certain populations, note the current study's authors. They hypothesized that patients acutely infected might be able to identify more named partners than those... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Support Among Persons Infected With HIV for Routine Health Department Contact for HIV Partner Notification

A central goal of CDC's recently announced Serostatus Approach to Fighting HIV (SAFE) is to increase the proportion of Americans with HIV who are aware that they are infected. One way to reach that goal may be through enhanced partner notification... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increased Rates of Bone Fracture Among HIV-Infected Persons in the HIV Outpatient Study (HOPS) Compared With the U.S. General Population, 2000-2006

Low bone mineral density is common among HIV patients, but data on their risk of fractures are limited, the authors wrote. To assess the risk, they analyzed data from HOPS, an open prospective cohort study of HIV-positive adults at 10 U.S. HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Characteristics of Persons With Recently Acquired HIV Infection

In the current study, investigators used the serologic testing algorithm for recent HIV seroconversion (STARHS) to determine the risk and demographic characteristics of persons infected, on average, within 170 days. Such data help to better... Read more »
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Visiting HIV infected person

Posted by tnk, 1 Reply
Hello Sir, I am from India..Please help me....

My father-in-law is HIV +ve. We came to know about this about 3 months back..
We are supposed to visit him for 2 days this weekend..

What I want to know is what precautions should I take while our visit..... Read more »

is almost imposible for a person to get infected?

Posted by scared77, 2 Replies
I was looking at the table where it says that

6.5 outta 10,000 of exposure by insertive tops can become infected when exposed to the virus.

50 outta 1,000 bottoms can become infected

5 outta 1,000 women in vaginal intercourse etc.

looking at these... Read more »

How is HIV passed from one person to another?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

HIV transmission can occur when blood, semen (cum), pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum), vaginal fluid, or breast milk from an infected person enters the body of an uninfected person.
HIV can enter the body through a vein (e.g., injection drug use), the... Read more »

food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when I noticed that they have a sore on their... Read more »