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Hiv Positive And Married

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HIV positive couple married but not having any sex

My husbnd is 48 and has been HIV+ for almost 12 years - hiscell count varies from 4 to 207, which I understand is "fullblown Aids". He is however strong and fairly healthy except for the fact that he suffers from hear fatigue.I am 58 and was...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...because both of you have HIV, does not mean that you can't have problems unrelated to HIV/AIDS. You may want to talk to a marriage counselor if this is the case. You may also want to go toDr. Ruth's website for more information on sexual... Read more »

HIV + and married

Dr Bob,I am stunned & don't know what to do. I am married to a husband who has AIDS. During my... Read more »

Should HIV + person get married?

My brother is posative for last 9years now. Now he wants to get married to a girl who knows his... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigerian Advocacy Group Encourages HIV-Positive Couples to Marry, Offers Counseling, Other Services

...are planning to marry. According to the AP/Google.com, the group does not yet have a budget for the informal program but 94 marriages have occurred among HIV-positive couples since the program began two years ago. Yakubu Usman Abubakar, an... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Married Women in India Who Experience Physical, Sexual Abuse by Husbands More Likely to Contract HIV, Study Finds

... Married women in India whose husbands physically and sexually abuse them are about four times more likely to contract HIV compared with Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Debate Over Mandatory HIV Testing Increases in Malaysia, New Cases Up Among Married Women

...reports. A limited mandatory testing policy recently was extended by Muslim clerics to cover all Muslim couples seeking to get married, based on an argument made by non-Muslim organizations, individuals and religious groups that HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...Uganda's Makerere University found that although the country's HIV/AIDS 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... Read more »
Connect With Others

I married a HIV positive man

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I married an hiv + man he is the father of my 2 year old, I found out when I was 4 months pregnant that he was + for 10 years, I blacked Read more »

Just married, could this be HIV?

Posted by peezy, 3 Replies
...that he did not think I have HIV, and actually prescibed XANAX to ease my anxiety over the matter, and anxiety over getting married and thinking I'm ill (which happened a week after my appointment). Once I started to take the XANAX, I felt better... Read more »

STILL LOOKING FOR AN HIV+ MAN TO MARRY

Posted by Queenster
...HELLO ALL, I AM 30 YEARS OF AGE AND COMES FROM GHANA. I NEED AN HIV+ MAN TO SETTLE DOWN WITH. LIFE IS ALL ABOUT MAKING EACH OTHER HAPPY. ANYONE WHO CAN HELP ME GET SOMEONE OF THAT NATURE SHOULD Read more »

Marrying an HIV+ man

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I am dating a man that is HIV+. I want to marry him but my family is against it and the only thing that holds me back is a fear of becoming infected, and also watching him die Read more »