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Can You Have Sex With A Hiv Infected Person And Not Become Infected

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having sex with a person who is HIV

I have been HIV for 2 year and 3 months and my viro load is undetectable tcell count is 573. What is the odds of having sex withsome and them contracting the virus? I also hear that it is easier for us women to get the virus verse us women giving it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The CDC estimates the per-act risk for acquiring HIV from insertive penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive (negative male partner, positive female partner) to be 5 per 10,000 exposures. If Read more »

Sex with HIV+ Person

Can a HIV+ person have sex with another HIV+ person? Any effects or will it worsen the condition of... 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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Annual Rates* of Hospitalization With a Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS Among Persons Aged ≥45 Years, by Sex -- National Hospital Discharge Survey, United States, 1997-2007 †

... Abbreviation: HIV/AIDS = human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. * Per 10,000 population. † Annual hospitalizations Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young People in Parts of Costa Rica Have Limited Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, Practice Unsafe Sex, Report Says

...cities of Limon and Puntarenas have limited knowledge of HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention methods, and many practice unsafe sexual behaviors, according to a report released Tuesday, Xinhua News Agency reports. Costa Rica released the report... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex Without Disclosure of Positive HIV Serostatus in a U.S. Probability Sample of Persons Receiving Medical Care for HIV Infection

...It is difficult to identify a more charged issue in AIDS prevention than that of nondisclosure of positive HIV status to sexual partners. As of 1999, 31 states had statutes making sexual Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Dakota Gov. Rounds Signs Bill That Requires People Convicted of Intentionally Spreading HIV to Register as Sex Offenders

...Rounds (R) recently signed a bill ( SB 65 ) into law that requires people convicted on intentionally spreading HIV to register as sex offenders after being released from prison, the AP/ Rapid City Journal reports. The law goes into effect... Read more »
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Can two people with HIV have sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is it safe for 2 people who both have HIV to have sex. Can having sex make HIV worse if the other person has it too. Im sorry if this is a stupid question. Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...from occurring. Condoms have been used successfully to prevent HIV infections from the time, when HIV was first known to be a sexually transmitted disease! Due to his faith-based beliefs, President Bush has completely disregarded the successes... Read more »

HIV Prevention-Our Voices ARE Necessary

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...nearly a decade now. I believe there is a serious problem stemming from the lack of media coverage, when it comes to educating people about HIV/AIDS. How can there be any real understanding about HIV/AIDS and HIV prevention, without the... Read more »

FYI/ oral sex/ from GMHC

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...An answer from GMHC on oral sex and 13 weeks results: Hi, You mentioned that you got tested after insertive oral sex. Because of the difficulty of transmitting Read more »