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Can You Transmit Hiv After Testing Negative

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Can HIV be transmitted by an HIV negative person?

My partner and I have been together for 20 years. He became infected in the last 5 years. I have been tested, and have always been negative. His doctor suggested that I could be a "carrier" of HIV. I did not know that this was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Can HIV be transmitted by an HIV negative person? Nope. Your partner's doctor is how should I put this politely? wrong! If your partner is HIV positive, he should be under the care of an HIV specialist. You both also must take all... Read more »

While on PEP, can i still transmit a virus to another negative homosexual

Hi Doctor, I always practice safe gay sex However I had an unprotected gay sex encounter with a guy... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Testing Frequency Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Attending Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics: Implications for HIV Prevention and Surveillance

In the current study, researchers sought to describe trends in HIV testing occurrence and frequency among men who have sex with men (MSM) seeking treatment at four STD clinics and to define factors associated with HIV testing frequency and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing Protocols, Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing, and Discussion of Sexual Behaviors in HIV Clinics in Los Angeles County

The authors set out to evaluate the use of written protocols for STD screening, the frequency and types of STD tests performed, and the occurrence and frequency of obtaining sexual risk assessments among HIV clinics. The researchers administered a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Behavioral Changes Associated With Testing HIV-Positive Among Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic Patients in Cape Town, South Africa

Toward the goal of informing HIV and sexually transmitted infection prevention programs, the researchers set out to examine behavioral risks and behavioral changes associated with testing HIV-positive among a population of STI clinic patients. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Opting Out Increases HIV Testing in a Large Sexually Transmitted Infections Outpatient Clinic

The current study examines the effect of an opt-out strategy on HIV testing uptake and identifies factors associated with refusing the test. The study was based in a sexually transmitted infection (STI) clinic in Amsterdam that, in January 2007,... Read more »
Connect With Others

So many symptoms, still test negative

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Since this forum is about putting yourself at high-risk situation for HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases, it seems appropriate to provide a link to an unknown std viral illness group:

To learn more about the aunknownstdviralillness group,... Read more »

HIV transmitted through precum for 4 seconds of anal sex?

Posted by mooch3r, 2 Replies
I am 20 years old male. I am growing extremely anxious about a sexual encounter I had with a man last night. I know I should have known better but I met up with a complete stranger over the net, and he took me to a gay sauna. At one point he tried... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 3 Replies
Hi there,

Thank you in advance for reading...

I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. Read more »

Re: Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 1 Reply
(Look for my original post "Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?")

Hi there,

Thank you in advance for reading...

I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now... Read more »