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HIV (-) partner won't use condoms with HIV (+) partner

If you are HIV+ and your partner is not and he ejaculates inside you will he automatically get HIV. I really don't want to expose him to HIV, but he will not wear a condom. what should I tell him?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. There is a common myth that only the receiving (bottom) partner can get infected during intercourse, and that it is safe to have unprotected intercourse as the inserting (top) partner. Unfortunately this is not true. In... Read more »

Condom Broke... Sexual Partner tested Positive

Dr. F,I practice safe sex all the time. I had anal sex with this guy Jan 1, 2009. (me being the... Read more »

Two Positive ELISAs, 1 Indeterminate WB - Partner Use a Condom Now?

Hello Dr. Frascino,While trying to get proegnant, my 1st HIV ELISA test came up positive with no... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Court Rules New Zealand Man Did Not Have to Disclose HIV Status to Partner Because He Used a Condom

A New Zealand court on Wednesday ruled that Justin Dalley was not required to tell his sexual partner he was HIV-positive because he used a condom during intercourse, the New Zealand Press Association reports. New Zealand law requires that people... Read more »
Women Alive

Should You Disclose Your HIV Status to a Potential Sexual Partner?

For many years now, the focus of prevention has been on trying to get society as a whole to adopt condom use as a way of life. Perhaps this approach was successful early in the epidemic, but today the mood has drastically changed. AIDS is no longer... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: HIV-Positive People Should Always Tell Partner, Supreme Court Told

HIV treatment has not advanced enough that people with HIV/AIDS have no obligation to tell potential sex partners about their infection, the Supreme Court of Canada heard Wednesday. "We're not there yet," Elizabeth Thomson, Crown attorney for... Read more »
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Safer Sex Without a Condom: The PARTNER Study

Ever since the HPTN Study 052 , we've concluded that having an undetectable HIV viral load strongly reduces the risk of HIV transmission. But how safe is condomless sex if one's viral load is undetectable? The PARTNER Study is an ongoing large... Read more »
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How to protect your partner when you are dating someone who is not HIV Positive?

Posted by pozlady, 3 Replies
Are there any other measures that are important besides the use of condoms that one should take when dating someone who is not HIV Positive?
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One partner Positive, One negative

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I would appreciate communicating with someone who is in hetrosexual relationship where one member is hiv+ and one hiv-. New to this don't know where to start for information. Would also appreciate e-mails.




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Intimacy with positive partner

Posted by jcc, 3 Replies
Hi and thanks for taking the time to read my question. I am female and hiv negative and in a relationship with a wonderful man who is hiv positive. we have been together 6 months. I care about him very deeply, but I have had great difficulty... Read more »

my partner is turned-off now that he's positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone have problems with their + partner such as is (s)he
turned off by sex since finding out status? I don't know whether
my husband is afraid to have sex with me now even with a condom
or if he's just feeling like sex is what got him where... Read more »