Do Gay Monogamous Couples Get Hiv

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unsafe sex on a poz couple

We are a Portuguese 30 y/Dutch 40y gay HIV positive monogamous couple. We never had unprotected sex between us since we've met each other and stayed together. Or any kind of sex out of our relationship. So my question is how much risky would be for...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...All things considered, the risk is probably quite low, with respect to HIV. I would also make sure that you know your status for syphilis and herpes as these can also be transmitted. There is a theoretical Read more »

boyfriend, sex, hiv +

I am a gay man, I have been seeing a man for about 1 year now, he has been hiv positive for over 10... Read more »

Gay men and Sex Addiciton

Hello Doctor,I see gay men around (I am one!) and I see th ebehaviors, what they talk about, what... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gay Couples Need HIV Prevention, Says Study

...Motivations Behind Agreements Among Gay Male Couples: Differences by Agreement Type and Couple Serostatus ," was published in AIDS Care (2010;22(7):827-835). Back to other news for July 2010 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
The Couples Study

Beyond Monogamy: Lessons From Long-Term, Non-Monogamous Male Couples

...other couples approached things -- what had they discovered that we and others might learn from. We interviewed 86 couples -- HIV-positive and HIV-negative men, as well as mixed-status couples. We interviewed each partner separately, using a... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

No Turning Back: HIV and Gay Male Sexuality

...documentary film, Gay Sex in the '70s , covers "the sexually explosive 12-year period (1969-1981) between Stonewall and the onset of AIDS" and leads to two related questions: How has gay male sexuality changed as a result of the HIV epidemic?... Read more »
The Body

Doing the Right Thing in California

...Lesbian Center is one of many organizations that provide housing for homeless LGBT youth. They also provide free and low-cost HIV/AIDS care and medications. The San Francisco LGBT Community Center provides childcare services daily while... Read more »
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positive/negative relationships

Posted by ragazo, 8 Replies
Hi everyone I am newly diagnosed and my partner of three mo. is negative. We were so happy and on a great long term track, he said he had been through this before and he could handle it but recently he has been up and down. He seems great and happy... Read more »

Test Now?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I'm a gay guy in 1989 He stuck it in my butt and left it there for about 30 seconds - I believe he was HIV- 1997 Got penetrated a few times no ejaculation no condom - status unknown 1999 Received anal with full ejaculation inside Read more »

found out he may be hiv+

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...the pull out method. (being young and naive comes into play right about now.) it wasn't until later his friend said he had hiv along with him. and right now i don't know what to do. it's so hard to get the test.. i'm only 18 years old. i havn't... Read more »

Falling for someone HIV positive...

Posted by Pan, 4 Replies
...Hi, This is my first time posting here. Well, I am 30-years-old and HIV negative. I always practice safer sex, with a low number of partners, and get tested regularly. Remaining negative is a really Read more »