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Dating For Hiv Singles

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The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...walls and other changes in their bodies. The number of 55-to-64-year-old single people in the US increased about 1.5million in the late 1990s. Most of these people were women. If you are in thisgroup and are thinking about dating, you need to be aware that age does not protect youfrom HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Older HIV+ women usually are invisible and isolated, keeping their diseasesecret from friends and...
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Recently disclosed HIV status...

I wanted to see about getting feedback about an issue that I recently faced. I know that sometimes we see things the way we want depending on the situation, but here goes...I am a big flirt and sometimes it's very difficult for me toactually meet...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for your question. Disclosing one's HIV status is never easy and no two situations are exactly alike. Consequently, it's difficult to give you a concrete answer on how Read more »

HIV Contraction?

I recently had a date with this awesome guy, whom i knew was HIV positive, I wrote a research paper on HIV and AIDS a week before so I thought I knew the risks. At the end of the date we kissed and I ended up going down on him, one lick on his... ;)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...buddy goodnight and ended up with his tallywhacker playing tonsil hockey in your mouth? WOW. That must have been some kiss.Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible at best. Oral sex is considered to have only a very low risk for HIV transmission.... Read more »

hiv+/- relationship, early meds, platelets and AZT

Just started dating a great guy who unfortunately is HIV+ and I'm trying to get some information. He has known for a year and a half and he's not on medication. He's 23, has a cd4 count>600 and low viral load but his doctor just told him his...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thank you for your post.Do you live in the US or Europe? Just about anywhere in the world, monotherapy with any HIV medication is not recommended. AZT monotherapy is restricted to pregnant women and their babies (and even then, it's a... Read more »

What are the ethics of disclosing a partner's status when in an open relationship?

Dear Dr Frascino, a boy I have been dating (non-exclusively) for several months just told me that he's positive. Although I'm very annoyed and upset that he didn't tell me for so long, I'm at least considering the possibility of still seeing him as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...definitely agree with you and not your therapist on this issue. You certainly have a moral and ethical duty to disclose your own HIV status to potential sexual partners, but certainly not the HIV status of other people you are involved with! In... Read more »
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The Body

This Month in HIV: Sex and Dating When You're HIV Positive

...POZ magazine A Greater Date A directory of dating sites for people dealing with HIV, HCV, HPV or herpes (free) PositiveSingles.com Free to join, but there is a fee for most features PozCircle.com Free profile, fees are charged... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

... Background The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was first recognized in 1981 and has since become a major worldwide pandemic. AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...affect women living with HIV infection. To date, the medical community has focused a large amount of its research efforts on HIV/AIDS in men. 1 , 2 However, both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have suggest that,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Salvage Therapy

...Therapy? Antiretroviral therapy (ART) sometimes needs to be changed if the treatment is not working. This usually happens when the HIV viral load (see Fact Sheet 125 ) rises instead of staying very low. A rise in viral load almost always means... Read more »
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Don't be upset by STD

Posted by anita9382
...Don't be upset by STD. I hate HIV. I must say I am cute. But I got HIV 6 months ago, my girlfriend left me. I had to date singles living with HIV and other types of STD on STDchats.com =. Thank god, I finally met my soulmate!! Read more »

any free dating sites for hiv gay people!!!

Posted by keeponliving, 9 Replies
...just tested positive, n life is changed thoroughly! lost my lover,he just ran away after i told him that am infected hiv.dunno where to turn now. anyone can help me !!!! Read more »

Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
...woman. Why is this so hard? I may come off as a man who just want to date per se and not worry about the medical aspects of HIV/AIDS. Honestly, Im sick of worrying about it. I go to the doctor, I take my meds, I work hard, Im educated, and I... Read more »

HIV and dating!!

Posted by positivelatino, 2 Replies
...I have had a hard time dating after breaking up with my boyfriend 5 months ago. he knew I was HIV positive since the beginning. So It was never an issue. Now Read more »