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Dating With Hepatitis

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Using Email Services to Keep Up-to-Date With HIV and Hepatitis C

Keeping up-to-date with new developments in HIV and hepatitis C can be as easy as checking your email. Electronic bulletins and alerts, offered by numerous organizations, send the latest news and research right to your inbox. Email News... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines Online Dating Services for People With STDs, Including HIV

The Washington Post on Tuesday examined online dating services designed specifically for people with sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, hepatitis B, human papillomavirus and herpes. The Web sites -- such as Positive Personals ,... Read more »
Women Alive

It's Not as Easy as I Thought--Dating and Disclosure

Recently, I've been plagued by a decision. I am a single African American woman. I have shed a few pounds in the past year (while healthy) and I feel better about myself, but I am plagued about my situation. Single I am single. I am fine as wine... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Dating with Hep C

I'm a 45 year old woman with Hep C (since 1986 I believe). I'm divorced and have just started to date. Please advice as to:1. Must I disclose to potential sexual partners my Hep C status?2. Is the risk of infecting a partner greater when...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I will tell you what I tell everyone REGARDLESS of the presence or absence of other infections.Always use barrier protection with a new sexual partner to protect yourself from sexually transmitted diseases such as hepatitis B, HIV, gonorrhea and... Read more »

I put wrong date, does that change your answer?

Thank you for your valuable time in responding to my concerns. You answered my question at: http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Meds/Archive/SideEffects/Q205784.htmlI mistakenly put the wrong date on starting Atripla...Should have been June 2008,...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
The date change would increase the likilihood that efavirenz was contributing to the liver abnormalities since they occurred after it was started (as opposed to 6/2009 which would have been after the liver was already showing some inflammation).... Read more »

Questions about dating a positive man

Hey there Dr.,I am a healthy 25 y/o male that is dating an older male that has had HIV for over 15 years and is a non-progressor. I know I am negative and have a few questions as he is a really great guy and I am a PhD scientist that works on...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
It certainly sounds to me like you are being very safe and vigilant in your sex behaviors with each other. That is commendable. And it is good to know that you are both feeling satisfied with your sex life. The only behavior you described that... Read more »

Still up to date? Guilt and anxiety for taking son to get haircut is killing me!

Dear Ms. Breuer,My 4 year son was nicked or "pinched" by an electric hair clippers/trimmers last month and I have worried about it ever since. When we got to the haircut place (fun kid place where they get to watch videos while they get...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Yes, that answer is still valid. Thank you for doing some research before asking your question. Please ease your anxiety. And yes, I would still seek a more conscientious barber/hairdresser. But any risk to your son from what you describe approaches... Read more »
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dating positive

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
I would like a little advice and a little feed back. I am HIV-neg. But I met the most, handsome, honest, down to earth, quality guy you ever would want to meet, and he is HIV-positive. He was very open and honest about being HIV-pos, first thing... Read more »

When is it right to tell someone your dating

Posted by PondersLife, 6 Replies
Hi Guys!! I would like to find out everyone's opinion on when is a good time to tell someone who your dating and/or interested in..I have been single now for 7 years, since I found out I'm +, recently I've started going back out to the clubs and... Read more »

Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm a 26 yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine.

We have been searching ALL OVER -- the internet, contacting the CDC, asking our physicians -- for a... Read more »

HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by JoJo1234
More and more HIV dating site are created and I recommend HIVromances.com since it own about 730,000 users now. Most of them are verified. It is totally anonymous and free to join Read more »