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Hiv On Meds Having Unprotected Sex

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i contracted hiv from my gay partner , hiv-1.I have tried all the condoms on the market and have a severe reaction to them.I am the receiver in the relashionship and still have sex without a it ok to have unprotected sex ?
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...For the most part, it is never OK (advisable)to have unprotected sex. I am assuming that your partner is not on HIV medications, or has been treated with HIV meds successfully. If you were HIV Read more »

PrEP and re-infection between HIV partners not using condoms

Hi, I am HIV poz and have been taking Truvada and Reyataz for five years now. My partner is also... Read more »

partners having unprotected sex with different strains (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2011)

when i was diagnosed my doctor told me that i am classified as HIV strain 2 and with cd4 count of 5... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, June 1, 2009

...HIV treatment three years ago when her CD4 count dropped to 13. My viral load is 722 and my wife's viral load is 520. We had unprotected sex on several occasions during the time she was on meds and I was not. After I started taking HIV meds, we... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...immunodeficiency virus." How Do You Get HIV? Meet the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) You can get HIV through unprotected sex or by sharing needles or other equipment used to inject drugs. Who Gets HIV? Anybody can get... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, March 8, 2010

...positive and my partner is HIV negative. What's the best condom for us to use to prevent HIV transmission when we have sex?   Unprotected Sex on HIV Meds: The Books Say It's Risky, but Life Says Differently My doctor and I recently had a... Read more »
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Will Your Next Viral Load Be as Undetectable as the Last? Study Says: Probably

...stated that it was almost impossible for a heterosexual, HIV-positive person on HIV meds to pass HIV to his or her partner during unprotected sex, provided the HIV-positive person: was in a "stable relationship" (meaning he or she had no other... Read more »
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Unprotected sex between HIV+ partners

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...find this site - it was recommended by my doctor. My question is this: what is the current thinking about bareback sex between HIV+ partners? My doctor says what we've heard about "superinfection" is a myth. What are your doctors saying about... Read more »

HIV Poz Bttm needs Sexual Advice

Posted by calmNconnected, 1 Reply
Hey guys, I tested poz in March 2009. Since then, I have recently gotten into a relationship. I let my partner know and he was little hestiant but became okay with it. What a relief, its seems he was a gift sent to me. Anyway, my question is... Read more »

Crystal Meth/Anonymous-Unprotected Sex Craze

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...where protection isnt even discussed or used. These kids are reporting multiple partners and there is a very high incidence of HIV. This is going on today 2006. ??!!! Read more »

Comment about MedHelp

Posted by EuropeMan, 2 Replies
...resources are in giving their assesment towards HIV risks and the bar for testing? It's amazing that they go as far as saying that unprotected sex all ways with a hooker is no need to be worried about HIV transmission and thus no real need for... Read more »