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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

Serodiscordant Couples What Are the Special Issues for Mixed Couples? Reducing the Risks Using a Condom Other Ways to Reduce Risk If You Are Exposed to HIV ... Having Children if the Man Has HIV Having Children if the Woman has HIV Serodiscordant Couples Couples with one person who is HIV-positive and one who is HIV-negative are sometimes called "serodiscordant" or "mixed serostatus". "Sero-" refers to blood serum....
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mixed couples

my wife was diagnosed with hiv/aids three years ago when she was taken in to hospital with pneumonia and had a cd4 count of 50+ and viral load of 375,000.i am negative and we have recently split up 6 months ago when i found out that she was visiting...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
I can't even find a category to put this response under. Your question is way, way outside my expertize, in so many ways. But, I will say....If this is something you cannot talk to her about directly and calmly, then I agree with your family.... Read more »

mixed status (WHEN TO START TREATMENT, 2011)

Dr Franscino,I am positively charged and I am treatment naive. My CD4 is 526 and my VL is 317 (down from 379 May 2010)My wife is negative and I would like to keep it that way and we practise safe sex every time.On the 1 Jan 2011 we had a condom...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mr. K from South Africa,I would advise that beginning antiretroviral therapy would not only drive your HIV plasma viral load to undetectable levels and significantly decrease any chance of transmission to your HIV-negative wife, but it would... Read more »

Blood Pressure Meds and HIV Meds -- Not a good mix

I'm in a medication rut. I've failed nearly every class of medications for blood pressure out there; some due to side effects (metabolic reactions with HIV meds, that were never known at the time), and the rest due to my body being...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Blood pressure control can be challenging even in the general population. In many cases low (better tolerated) doses of 2-3 classes of BP meds are needed (such as a B blocker, a diuretic, and an ACE inhibitor) so mixing and matching with frequent... Read more »

Can HIV infect by drinking cup of tea with mixed infected blood?

One of my friend gave me a cup of tea at his home. I drunk it at the movement. People say he was a person who has infected HIV. Please let me know if that was mixed with infected blood, can it cause me the decease(HIV)? Thank you....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from casual contact and this is an example of one. Drinking after someone who has HIV is not a way for HIV transmission to occur.You are fine, be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »
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other poz women in mixed status relationships?

Posted by artemis, 10 Replies
hi ~ i am new here. i am 29, female, poz, with a neg guy for the last couple years. it is such a journey. we do a pretty good job at staying open with our communication and sometimes the hiv feels like a miniscule issue, sometimes like an... Read more »

Side effects & a 2 week hospital stay

Posted by LuvDaPug, 9 Replies
Hello Folks :)
I hope someone out there reads this post, and knows someone or something that can HELP us.
I will do my best while explaining what has happened to a basic so your not sitting here reading this all day.
My husband has HIV and was on a... Read more »

I was born in 1984, at a hospital that later was

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
found to have used infected blood in transfusions. I was a premie, and had heath complications. I have type 0 blood. I was tested for HIV when I was somewhere between the age of 4 months and four years (my mom told me, but i've forgotten when).... Read more »