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Can You Get Hiv With Just Your Spouse

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Risk of HIV from spouse

I recently found out my husband is HIV+. We do not have an active sex life & it is likely we have only had sex 2-3 times in the past 1 1/2 years. I know it only takes one time, but is there some statistic? Is it 100% that I have it? Is it possible...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yes, it is possible you were exposed to HIV but did not contract it! The CDC's estimated per-act statistical risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected receptive penile vaginal Read more »

Just found out HIV+ spouse

Dr. Bob,My husband and I just found out that he is HIV+ about a month ago and so far we are doing... Read more »

HIV positive spouse

I have recently learned that my spouse has been living a double life. He contracted HIV from a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Mystery in Kenya: Spouses Escape Infection

... Britain is funding a study to learn why tens of thousands of Kenyans in HIV serodiscordant couples have not transmitted the virus to their husbands or wives. Along the shores of Lake Victoria, HIV prevalence Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwean Women's Caucus Calls for Government Review of Policy Barring Doctors From Disclosing Patients' HIV Status to Spouses, Relatives

...reports. According to Zimbabwean law, physicians are prohibited from discussing a patient's health with a third party, including spouses, without the patient's consent. Celine Pote, a legislator for the country's Chiredzi North district, said... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Spouses of HIV Patients in Singapore to Be Informed

... Singapore will require compulsory notification for the spouses of HIV patients under the Infectious Diseases Act, Minister of State for Health Balaji Sadasivan told an audience of doctors recently. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Singapore Informs Spouses of HIV-Positive Individuals of Partners' Status

... Singapore's Ministry of Health has begun informing the spouses of HIV-positive people about their partners' HIV status in an effort to fight the spread of the virus, Reuters reports. According Read more »
Connect With Others

I created a blog for HIV negative spouses

Posted by poprock33, 2 Replies
...I am a HIV negative woman with a positive spouse. We would like to have a baby using the sperm washing technique. I am having a difficult Read more »

HIV Negative Spouses

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, I just started a support group on line at yahoo. The address is: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HIVnegativespouses/ The group is called HIV Negative Spouses If you are interested in support through this, please visit the group. Frida Read more »

RRe: Spouse has AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...My spouse of eight years has recently been diagnosed as having full blown Aids. We have 2 children together and I thought we had the perfect Read more »

Exposure to HIV .PLEASE HLEP ME !!!!!

Posted by teoqn2
...days a go ,i went to a HIV Testing Centre to test for HIV, the result is negative but before i was taken blood , there are two spouses were HIV ,also come to this centre to check their CD4 tests,they put their arms on the table to take ... Read more »