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Hiv And Marriage

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: HIV Marriage Agency Struggles to Find Women

An Indian organization designed to bring HIV-positive couples together for marriage said today that while plenty of men are seeking its services, very few women do, possibly due to social stigma. Nearly 170 men have registered with the Swastik... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian State of Goa Makes HIV Tests for Marriage Voluntary

The government of the Indian state of Goa has decided to allow HIV tests to be voluntary for couples registering for marriage, Goa Chief Minister Pratapsingh Rane said Friday at an international seminar, the PTI/ DNA India reports (PTI/ DNA India... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian State Maharashtra Proposes Mandatory HIV Tests Before Marriage

A committee of lawmakers in India's Maharashtra state on Wednesday proposed that the state pass a law requiring HIV tests before marriage, The Hindu reports ( The Hindu , 2/1). If approved, the law would be the first of its kind in the country.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV marriage.

can two people who are positive married?. what are the chance that their children will not be positive?....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.As far as I'm aware, there's no reason (medical or legal) why two HIV+ persons couldn't marry.Further, with access to medications and experienced HIV healthcare providers, the risk of transmission of HIV to their... Read more »

HIV in marriage

hello, my sister found out her husband is HIV positive, she says they only had unprotected sex, mostly recently from their 3 year marriage...i wanting to know what is the probability of her becoming positive?? and how long before she knows for sure...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Your sister is at significant risk for infection with HIV. The odds for infection increase with repeated episodes of receptive intercourse with an infected person. However, it is important that your sister understands that infection, while likely,... Read more »

HIV and marriage

I am male, 29 and HIV positive. I was diagnosed just about a year ago. Didn't know I had it until I went for an immigration medical test. Anyways, I started treatment almost immediately after the counselling class. I was denied the immigration...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou deserve to marry whomever you wish!!!!! No one should tell you that you can or cannot get married. This choice is made between you and your partner! I am positive and my husband is negative and I know many couples who are magnetic couples,... Read more »

hiv destroyed my marriage

i have been married for 13 years and my husband found out he is hiv in 1997 well with all the stress and everything that goes with hiv my marriage is ending i dont have sex with him anymore i am scared we dont talk to one another and i find myself...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
It sounds to me like you need to take care of yourself. Your description sounds like your husband is very unfair and abusive to you. And it seems that your friends think so too. I also suggest that you talk with a counselor and get the support... Read more »
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Life after coming out/ending a marriage/hiv+

Posted by njpozdad
For those body.com users who are married (to a woman)/separated, came out/ disclosed hiv status to loved ones......Would love to share experiences about struggling with being gay/coming out to wife and family and disclosing hiv status and starting... Read more »

whyen you find after marriage your wife HIV postive

Posted by franklinjames, 1 Reply
I wnet to Africa in 2011 to marry the dream of my life return back to the states to prepare for her coming before this could happen she said we would have a better life in Africa being African American so I agreed and return to Africa to live with... Read more »

A drug-user I dated before marriage may have infec

Posted by Anonymous
I AM 33 YEARS OF AGE, AND FOUND OUT ABOUT 2 YEARS AGO I WAS HIV +
MY HUSBAND AND I HAVE BEEN TOGETHER ABOUT 10 YEARS. BUT BEFORE I
MET HIM I WAS INVOLVED WITH A PERSON THAT WAS A IV DRUG USER AND
I KNOW THAT IS WERE I GOT THE DISEASE FROM. I WANT TO... Read more »

Marriage

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
i'll get married soon, and in my country before u get married u have to 've some test done, like anti hiv. Because of that im stressed now, cous i got red eruption, i mean ,rash,like spot, on my under arm and hands,sometimes on my chest, either.... Read more »