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Hiv Negative Person Having Sex With An Hiv Positive Person

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Medication for HIV Negative Persons Whose Partner Is Positive

I am a gay man who is negative and my boyfriend positive. In conjunction with barriers ( condoms, dental dams...), is there a medication that be taken as an additional preventative measure?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hello and thanks for posting.In short, yes. Taking medications to prevent HIV infection before exposure is called pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP). The combo pill Truvada was FDA approved for PrEP recently on the basis of large clinical trials... Read more »

Can person with undetectable viral load infect a negative person

I am a positive female with an undetectable viral load. My boyfriend is negative. Can he become... Read more »
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Let's Talk About Safer Sex: A Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Primer for Providers

Bethsheba Johnson As I was sitting homebound in Super Bowl XLV land due to the Groundhog Day blizzard, I thought about what I could do for U.S. National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 7, 2011, in addition to my role as a nurse... Read more »
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working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
Hello.. I hope this is not an ignorant question but here goes.. two part question.. Part one.. I just found out my co-worker is hiv positive.. he is healthy thank god.. and i really like him but I admit I am VERY uncomfortable at work.. we both chew... Read more »

injection of hiv from hiv positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was at a party injecting drugs. I shared the needle with 2 other people. Later i found out that the guy i shared the needle with was hiv positive. I know i have to get tested. Is it 100% chance that i am infected since his hiv blood went... Read more »

food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when I noticed that they have a sore on their... Read more »

Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The suliva with a small potion of blood will be trasmitted, hence making the other person... Read more »