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Cases Of Wife Contracting Hiv After Husband Had Visited A Prostitute

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Woman Sues Drug Company for Failing to Warn Husband About Risk of Contracting HIV-2 in Company's Lab

The Maryland Court of Appeals on Monday heard arguments in a case in which an HIV-positive Maryland woman sued the pharmaceutical company Pharmacia & Upjohn for not providing sufficient warning her husband -- a former lab technician at... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Large Percentage of HIV-Positive Women in Arab Countries Contracted Virus From Their Husbands, UNDP Regional Coordinator Says

About 80% of HIV-positive women in the Middle East contracted the virus from their husbands, Saeed Al Zenari, United Nations Development Programme regional coordinator for HIV/AIDS programs, said Monday at a conference aimed at encouraging... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rates of HIV/AIDS in Bali Prostitutes at Alarming Levels

HIV/AIDS cases are increasing among sex workers in Bali, Indonesia, and efforts to prevent new infections find little support from community and religious leaders, experts said at a recent conference. Earlier this month, Indonesian officials... Read more »
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Shingles in both husband & wife

Hi I had a minor bout of shingles a few months ago, my wife has just been diagnosed with shingles recently, we are both in our early thirties. I'm going nuts with worry as I had an unsafe ' encounter 1 year ago, when the condom broke with...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Shingles does occur in healthy adults, but it's quite an unusual coincidence that you are in your 30s and both of you have had it recently. I recommend that you both get tested for HIV. If your tests are negative, you'll be relieved and... Read more »

Scared Father and Husband after unprotected sex with prostitute!!

Hello, First of all, thank you for your wonderful site of information and taking the time to answer my question.3 days ago I had unprotected vaginal sex with a prostitute. Long story short, I had too much to drink at a strip club and one thing led...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:It is too late for you to take PEP as it must be started within 72 hours. The likelihood in transmission from a one-time incident of penile-vaginal sex would be fairly low. Being the insertive partner lowers your risk even further. Doing a... Read more »

Husband HIV+, wife worried

HI,I am a wife who has been married for 8 years and my husband found out he was HIV+ the year 2002. The messed up part about it is that the agency we work for told him they knew he was positive for 2 years(2000) leaving me at risk for transmission.I...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
Hello - I agree that there are a few "puzzling" things in the story, as you tell it. The bottom line from my perspective is this: It is extremely unlikely that your husband is not infected with HIV since he has been repeatedly tested and... Read more »

wife afraid of intercourse with husband with AIDS

We have been married since 1961, As a result of an accident in 1974, he contracted AIDS from blood transfusions. We did not know he had AIDS until 1988. Now, at age 68, he is on massive amounts of testosterone and wants sex all the time with me....
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Your feelings are understandable, but there are some steps you can take to help the situation. First, I assume your husband is in treatment with a physician. If so, then he must be monitoring his viral load. If his treatment is effective, hopefully... Read more »
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Contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Recently my husband found out he is HIV+. At this time I am HIV - but I have only had one test and no viral load test done. We know he was negative in the beginning of last year and now he ha HIV. When I asked him about how he got this he told me... Read more »

Prostitutes vs.safe sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is there such a thing as safe sex with a prostitute?
Barring condom failure, should there really be a concern?

This is not a moral issue for me, it is a serious inquiry.
Background is I am a single father raising 2 children devoting my time to my... Read more »

Prostitution Risk? What is it?

Posted by SassySteven, 2 Replies
Over the past few years, I have occasionally seen prostitutes. A dumb thing, I know, but as an obsessive compulsive person, sometimes I can't help myself with what is a slightly addictive behavior. I have gone to therapy to try and help with my... Read more »

i am a prostitute.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies

I am a prostitute and don't know my status.
In this country where i work, nobody has to check and us professionals are left alone if we mind our business. But reading so much about aids and stuff, i feel i should get tested.But then if i come out... Read more »