Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
  Breaking News: FDA Approves Triumeq, New Once-Daily Combination Pill

Heterosexual Hiv Transmission Stories

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
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 »

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 »

transmission of HIV on heterosexual males?

How do straight men contract HIV? According to the literature that I've read, it seems that it... Read more »
Articles
HIV i-Base

Minimal Risk of Sexual HIV Transmission for Heterosexual Couples When the HIV-Positive Partner Has an Undetectable Viral Load

A systematic review of publications reporting on rates of HIV transmission between heterosexual couples, where the HIV positive partner has an undetectable viral load on ART, revealed minimum risk of transmission. Michelle Letchumanan, on behalf... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Couples Study in Haiti Shows Reduction in Heterosexual HIV Transmission

A study in Haiti of "discordant" heterosexual couples -- those in which onepartner is HIV-infected and the other uninfected -- found that almost halfof sexually active couples receiving counseling and free condoms adoptedsafe sex practices (either... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heterosexual Transmission of HIV in China: A Systematic Review of Behavioral Studies in the Past Two Decades

The investigators' objective was to address the role of heterosexual transmission of HIV in China, with the goal of exploring the prevalence of unsafe sex and the likelihood of HIV spreading heterosexually beyond core populations. Through a review... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Heterosexual Transmission Driving Ukraine's HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Heterosexual transmission has "overtaken drug abuse as the main cause of AIDS" in Ukraine, Agence France-Presse reports. "In 2009, 43 percent of Ukrainians infected with HIV caught the virus through heterosexual sex and 35 percent by drug... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

Want to connect? HIV+ heterosexual woman

Posted by Anonymous
Hi! I am a 28 year old female doctor with HIV. I got the
infection through a needle stick injury. I was diagnosed in 96 when I offered a blood transfusion to a friend's father. I have been through hell, mainly because my profession put me in constant... Read more »

For the Heterosexual worried well

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies



Researchers ID Risk Factors for Heterosexual HIV Transmission
In the nation's largest and longest study of heterosexual HIV transmission, UCSF researchers found transmission rates remain extremely low. Those rates, they said, could be even lower by... Read more »

Infected Heterosexual Women

Posted by Anonymous
I am the sister of a man that has full blown AIDS. Since his diagnosis, I have left corporate america to work for a non-profit organization that provides transitional housing, mental health, and substance abuse services to indigent people living... Read more »