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Can You Get HIV Without A Partner

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Undetectable HIV+ partner (bottom) I am HIV- (top) condom broke. I pulled out after less than a min and there was blood on my glans. What should I do?

I was recently having sex with my positive/undetectable bf he was bottoming and I was/am the HIV- top. The condom broke due to my size and the sex was rough. I pulled out before I felt it break and there was no blood. Checked a second time...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Broken-condom or unprotected insertive anal sex with a partner known to be HIV infected does place you at risk for HIV. However, your risk of acquiring the virus has been mitigated by three Read more »

Gay HIV+ partner has bareback sex with other HIV+ people

Hi, I'm in an open gay relationship with my HIV+ partner whereas i am HIV-. We always have... Read more »

Oral with HIV+ & Anal with HIV- Partner

Dr. Bob, I recently let an HIV+ guy perform oral sex on me. At the time, I had developed a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Provider and Client Acceptance of a Health Department Enhanced Approach to Improve HIV Partner Notification in New York City

... The goal of the current study was to assess provider and client acceptance of health department-delivered HIV partner services (PS) in clinical and community settings. New York City's HIV field services unit was formed in 2006 and staffed with Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Exposure to HIV Partner Counseling and Referral Services and Notification of Sexual Partners Among Persons Recently Diagnosed With HIV

... The current cross-sectional, observational study examined recently diagnosed HIV patients' use of client partner notification (CPN), health department partner notification, or other means to inform sex partners of possible HIV exposure, and Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Systematic Review of HIV Partner Counseling and Referral Services: Client and Provider Attitudes, Preferences, Practices, and Experiences

...undertook a systematic, qualitative review to understand client and provider attitudes, experiences and practices regarding HIV partner notification in the United States in order to help determine future research and program needs. They sought to... Read more »
Women Alive

HIV Partner Notification

...lives," said state Sen. Guy Vella, a Bronx Republican. The department is still processing the HIV reports for 2001, but it estimates there are approximately 130,000 cases of infection statewide. The data show a greater proportion of females among... Read more »
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Unprotected sex between HIV+ partners

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...this site - it was recommended by my doctor. My question is this: what is the current thinking about bareback sex between HIV+ partners? My doctor says what we've heard about "superinfection" is a myth. What are your doctors saying about this?... Read more »

Had sex with HIV+ partner - Freaking out

Posted by bushyman, 3 Replies
...indicate it seems to reduce chances of transmission from female to male). The day after we had sex I tried convincing her to get an HIV test... she refused. I seeked PEP treatment and began the treatment at 63 hours following the sexual act. She... Read more »

Will my HIV+ partner still want to be with me

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...question is reversed...will the neg guy want to stay in a serodiscordant relationship. I'm worried about the opposite. My partner and I both tested this week...he came out positive, me negative. We have been together for 3 years and are a... Read more »

HIV- partner insensitive to my HIV+ status

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I was diagnosed with HIV in 1986. My partner is HIV- and we have been together over 15 years. We have struggled through many issues over the years but he is starting to Read more »