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Having Safe Sex With Hiv Partner

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Safe sex with HIV+ partner?

is it possible to have safe sex with an HIV+ person? I guess Im asking how risky is it to have protected sex with an HIV+ person? Is it MORE risky to have sex with HIV+ person with a lower T-cell count, under 100, than it would be with a HIV+...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Yes, it's possible to have safe sex with an HIV-infected person. If youcould only have safe sex with an HIV-negative person, then the concept wouldbe meaningless. The question ultimately boils down your own personaldefinition of safe.... Read more »

safe sex with HIV + partner

Ryan,I have a partner who is HIV+ (we are both male) and I am HIV -. When speaking to my doctor... Read more »

safe sex with HIV+ partner?

I recently found out that my best friend, who has recently become more than that is HIV+. He... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many People Who Know, Trust Sex Partners Assume Low Risk of HIV, Other STIs, Study Finds

Many people who know their sexual partners well consider themselves to be at a low risk of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, according to a study published in the June issue of Sexually Transmitted Diseases , Reuters reports. For... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Some MSM With Syphilis Using Internet To Meet Sex Partners; Trend Raises Concerns About Possible Increase in HIV Cases

Men who have sex with men in California who contracted syphilis through unprotected sex used the Internet "more than any other venue" to meet sex partners, according to two studies presented yesterday at the 2003 National HIV Prevention Conference ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C., Church Addresses HIV Stigma, Teaches Safe Sex to Black, Gay Congregation

The Washington Post on Sunday featured Washington D.C.,-based Inner Light Ministries, a 16-year-old black community church with about 100 members, where many go "to share their experience of being black and gay, living and loving in a city where... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Safer Sex Without a Condom: The PARTNER Study

Ever since the HPTN Study 052 , we've concluded that having an undetectable HIV viral load strongly reduces the risk of HIV transmission. But how safe is condomless sex if one's viral load is undetectable? The PARTNER Study is an ongoing large... Read more »
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Is safe sex needed between HIV+ partners?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is safe sex needed between HIV+ partners? Recent study suggests maybe not??

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Unprotected sex between HIV+ partners

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all. First, I'm truly grateful to find this site - it was recommended by my doctor.

My question is this: what is the current thinking about bareback sex between HIV+ partners?

My doctor says what we've heard about "superinfection" is a myth. What... Read more »

sex with HIV- partner

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am a married 49yr old male HIV+. My wife is HIV-. We decided to obstain from sex 6 years ago because of the diagnosis and the fear she might get infected even with protection. I have found this a very missing link in our relationship and... Read more »

>>>SAFE SEX/MS.CHLAMYDIA JONES>>>

Posted by Anonymous
She thinks she is Superwoman--- actually asking her partner not to wear a condom .
This happens more than not in the Afriican American community.
African American women are becoming infected with HIV and STDs more than any other female group... Read more »