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Does An Hiv Infected Person Have To Tell Partners Their Results

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The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

What is the link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the...
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Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You read that two poz dudes who bareback actually improve their immune functioning. WHAT? Where did you read such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with... Read more »

Partners infected together - both being HIV Positive

What are the risks of two partners being HIV positve and having unsafe sex together? Is it possible for an infected person to be reinfected with a different strain of the virus? My partner and I perform all sex acts in this way. Please let us know...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
This is a very good question. If 2 HIV positive people have unprotected sex with one another, and they re-infect one another, there would definetely be a health risk involved for several reasons.First, if you have one strain of the virus, and your... Read more »

Sex between 2 poz guys (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I've been asked by another poz guy to have bareback sex. I don't know the facts. One would think that since we're both poz it doesn't matter, but I've heard otherwise. I'm the top, but I don't know if that makes...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You've heard correctly! It does indeed matter! Poz-on-poz couplings are at risk for superinfection (acquiring a different strain of the virus) and for other STDs that could make your HIV disease flare out of control. My advice is always to... Read more »

after the result, who finds out? (Reporting/Partner Notification)

I have heard that if a person tests positive they have to tell the doctors who they have had intercourse with and the doctor puts their name on a national list so that every doctor knows. Is this true?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.The answer to this question depends on what state and country you live in. I will base my answer strictly for the United States, since I am not familiar with reporting laws in other countries.In all US states and... Read more »
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i am infected? if how do talk to my partner

Posted by hm35depressed, 2 Replies
have all the symptoms of ars. will be tested but how do i talk to the girl i was sleeping with regularly? I believe that i was infected by an older woman weeks earlier. what are the odds of girlfreind getting infected if i slept with her a week... Read more »

test results in... get them in person tomorrow

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Help. I need advice on getting my results tomorrow. They came in earlier than the 2 week waiting time... 8 days. I am convinced that I am positive because of symptoms that won't go away for 4 months. Lymph nodes w/no explanation from the... Read more »

partner positive - now im preg - am i too?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i have a question, i suppose i have spent days sifting thru info on the net and its all alot to take in - maybe people with personal experience are better suited 2 help me.....here goes:
my partner was hiv pos but unaware of his status, i finally... Read more »

Is HIV re-infection possible?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The Positive Partners Superinfection Study




Positive Partners Superinfection Study
This study is looking to answer some questions that many positive people have been wondering about for some time, and as of yet the medical world has not been able to... Read more »