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Heterosexual Hiv Relationships

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Efficacy of a Relationship-Based HIV/STD Prevention Program for Heterosexual Couples

Sustained rates of heterosexually acquired HIV infection in the United States, particularly among African-American and Latina women, have mobilized efforts to develop alternative prevention strategies, including couple-oriented prevention models.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Little Thing Called Love: Condom Use in High-Risk Primary Heterosexual Relationships

The authors introduced the study by noting that condoms are less likely to be used in primary relationships than in other relationships. "An understanding of what women and men expect when entering into these relationships, as well as how they make... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malaysia: More AIDS Cases in Heterosexual Relationships

Heterosexually transmitted HIV cases have increased in Malaysia from 4.9 percent in 1990 to 22.2 percent in 2005, Health Minister Dr. Chua Soi Lek said recently. In the same timeframe, female cases increased from 1.2 percent to 12 percent of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

it takes only one time (HETEROSEXUAL TRANSMISSION) (HIV TRANSMISSION AFTER ONE EXPOSURE)

This is a comment on one of the readers questions asking if you can get hiv by penetrating a woman who has hiv just ONE time when not wearing a condom, in other words not practising safe sex. One time. Yes you can, I did it one time and got it I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thank you for writing in and sharing your story. It's amazing how many heterosexual guys do not believe they are at risk for HIV. Obviously our HIV awareness and prevention programs under the sex-phobic Bush Administration were woefully... Read more »

Am I worthy of a relationship?

I am a 35 year old man, heterosexual, questioning whether or not I should try to pursue a relationship. My infection was through a transfusion, I had no knowledge until several years later. I have always been asymtomatic. Started therapy about 2...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
You are not alone. Many people in your situation wonder whether or not they can have a relationship once they find out they are HIV+. If you read many of the questions and answers on this forum, you will realize that you are not alone with your... Read more »

Transmission of HIV in mixed HIV status, heterosexual couple

My husband is HIV+ and was probably infected circa 5 years ago. We did not know of his infection until this month, and so had unprotected sex on at least 20 occasions in the five years. My recent HIV tests have been negative, and we are no longer...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Not every HIV exposure leads to HIV transmission. Thankfully! For instance, the CDC's estimated per-act risk of acquiring HIV from unprotected receptive penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected is 1 per 1,000... Read more »

heterosexual hiv question from australia

hi i am from australia,i had heterosexual sex with an 18 year old male of unknown status, it lasted only a couple minutes and he did not ejaculate inside of me,apparently a very big propoertion of hiv +s in australia are gay or drug users but i know...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Unprotected vaginal or anal sex is a high-risk activity. The risk is higher for the receptive (or bottom) partner. Since he did not ejaculate inside of you, and this was a one-time occurrence, transmission was not likely, but still... Read more »
Connect With Others

Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
I hope I am not sounding rude as I do not want to offend anyone. I would just like to find a dating website where I can find me a good woman. I am a Heterosexual man looking for a Heterosexual woman. Why is this so hard?

I may come off as a man... Read more »

I'm a heterosexual male with HIV

Posted by PozInOrlando, 6 Replies
I'm new to this forum, allow me to introduce myself. I'm a 22 year old hetero male living in Orlando, Florida and in late July I discovered I was HIV+. I had caught the virus after being versatile with a transgendered woman when I lived in Las Vegas... Read more »

Poz Heterosexual Dating Crisis for MEN

Posted by blackdante, 3 Replies
You know it has come to my attention that short of online dating sites that are mostly full of gay men there are not many set up situations for a poz male to meet poz females. I have a female friend who says the same thing. Im from Dallas and the... Read more »

Meeting a positive heterosexual man

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am interested in meeting an HIV positive heterosexual male. If anyone knows of a HIV heterosexual support group in Delaware, Pennsylvania, or Maryland, let me know. Also if you have had success meeting a positive mate on a website, let me know.... Read more »