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Heterosexual Hiv Relationships

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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 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... Read more »

Where does HIV have to travel in order for a heterosexual male to get infected?

Dr. Bob,If a heterosexual male was having unprotected sex with a female, where does HIV have to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...intervention efforts often fail to demonstrate increased barrier method use, particularly among women in long-term intimate relationships. New methods that recognize the context of relationship dynamics and focus on couple communication patterns... 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 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 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: The State of AIDS in Lancaster

...diagnosis. "It took a long time for me to date," she said. "It was about five years and even then it was hard to have a physical relationship. Not every man wants to take something like that on." Back to other news for July 2010 Search... Read more »
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Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
...hard, Im educated, and I want to enjoy life and be with someone who feels the same. I want to be with a person who views our relationship as PRIMARY and our medical conditions SECONDARY!!!! HIV does not run my life!!!! Read more »

Is there any GOOD dating sites for heterosexuals?

Posted by str8guy, 1 Reply
...I have been HIV pos. for over 10 years and feeling great. When I got over the initial shock (took two years) I started dating and got married through Heterochat. Now I am single again and looking for love... I went on poz match and I'm finding... Read more »


Posted by Master75038, 2 Replies
...I am a masculine AA man + in a relationship with someone who is not. Are there other "mixed" couples out there. How are you doing? What are your struggles? What are your Read more »

Heterosexual dating after being diagnosed?

Posted by CrazyLuckyAlone be lucky enough to have a high CD4 & almost undetectable viral load so my only true concern after being diagnosed is dating. I have decided I only want to date positive women (right now). I'm in my 30s so I'm looking for someone who is up... Read more »