Hiv Heterosexual Dating

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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 Read more »

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... 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 »
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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 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. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...prevention behaviors, is essential to efforts to curb the spread of HIV," they wrote. The subjects of the study -- 25 high-risk heterosexual couples, some of them HIV-serodiscordant, who were participants in a trial of the female condom in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: The State of AIDS in Lancaster

... About 90 minutes west of Philadelphia, Lancaster is confronting an HIV epidemic that defies national trends. About 80 percent of the more than 500 HIV patients seen at the Lancaster General Comprehensive Read more »
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