Hiv Infection Among Married Couples

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Different test results for a couple married for yrs with unsafe sex

My husband 37 and I 30 have been married for 11. In 2003, I was diagnosed with HIV during my pregnancy. My daughter (7) is HIV negetive. My husband and I have been having unprotected sex since we met. All his tests results are negetive.How is this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...inherit one CCR5-delta 32 mutation (from just one parent), it will confer some protection against acquiring HIV and may make HIV disease less severe if you do become infected. Current estimates are that 10-25% of Caucasians may have a single... Read more »

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Hi Dr. Bob! First I wanted to say I am a 24 year old lesbian who just came out last year, and am... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Married Couples Account for Largest Proportion of New HIV Infections in Uganda, Study Shows

... Married couples account for the largest proportion of new HIV infections in Uganda, Apuuli Kihumuro, director-general of the country's AIDS Commission , said on Friday, the Monitor/ Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chechnya Says Couples Must Be HIV-Negative to Marry

... Any couples planning to marry in Muslim Chechnya must prove they are not infected with HIV, the region's spiritual leaders declared this Read more »
Women Alive

A Married Couple Learns To Deal With HIV

...a relief. Yet, I knew it wasn't enough. My work was just beginning. How could I get the message to young people, to married couples & most of all to women? I spoke with my Pastor. I gave him my story to read. He read it, he consulted with me, and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Cases Increasing Among Married Couples in Uganda; Officials Call for Increased Testing, Prevention Efforts

...prevention programs primarily focus on younger, unmarried people, new cases of the disease are increasingly occurring among married couples ages 30 to 40, the New Vision/ reports. The study, called "Modes of Transmission," was led... Read more »
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