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Hiv Positive And Negative Couples

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Discordant Couples (HIV Positive and Negative)

Hi Dr, My husband found out about a month ago that he is HIV positive I by some miracle am negative.( I had the test done that detects just 2 viruses.) Is it really OK to have sex with a condom as long as it is done properly? It may sound silly...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...was infected with HIV, and the other was not (also known as discordant couples). One study looked at the infection rate of HIV-negative women having sex with HIV-positive men. In couples who did not use condoms every time, 15% of the women... Read more »

Starting over

I am a 40 yr old female that contracted HIV from my husband about 16 years ago. We divorced about... Read more »

re: starting over

"Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.""This is part of me. Without this,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chechnya Says Couples Must Be HIV-Negative to Marry

...leaders declared this week. "Any potential bride or groom is obliged to receive a medical certificate proving they are HIV-negative," according to a statement by the Chechen mufti, or professional jurist who interprets Muslim law. An imam can... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Couple Can Sue Insurance Company for Not Disclosing HIV-Positive Test Result, Court of Appeals Rules

..."had a duty to disclose the results under Wyoming law," according to the AP/ Star-Tribune . However, the panel said that any negligence on the part of Farm Bureau would have to be determined by a jury. The court panel's decision overturned an... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...Children if the Woman has HIV Serodiscordant Couples Couples with one person who is HIV-positive and one who is HIV-negative are sometimes called "serodiscordant" or "mixed serostatus". "Sero-" refers to blood serum. "Serostatus" refers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Positive Women Report More Lifetime Partner Violence: Findings from a Voluntary Counseling and Testing Clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

...instruments for use in the second phase. The first phase consisted of in-depth interviews with 15 women (13 HIV-positive, 2 HIV-negative), 17 men (6 HIV-positive, 11 HIV-negative), and 15 couples who had been through the HIV counseling and... Read more »
Connect With Others


Posted by Master75038, 2 Replies
...I am a masculine AA man + in a relationship with someone who is not. Are there other "mixed" couples out there. How are you doing? What are your struggles? What are your triumphs? How do you socialize...(prefer masculine or heterosexual Read more »

Positive and Negative?

Posted by rogerm, 4 Replies
Hey I am new to this site as of today. I am a 40 year old gay male that has been positive for 12 years. I do not get into how I first came in contact with it because it takes two. And I am one of those two. I am very open about my status,... Read more »

Magnetic Couples, looking to talk with others.

Posted by happylight20, 3 Replies
...there were other magnetic couples i can relate with, I am in a farely new relationship still with an Hiv positive man, I am negitive. What I am looking for are people to talk with, maybe even some in the Wisconsin area. Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Frascino was holding penetrated his glove and hand. Although his chance of retention was 1 in 300, and his initial HIV test was negative, another test came up HIV positive a couple of weeks later, after the disease had had time to develop. Read more »