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Hiv Positive Negative Relationships

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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...Ways to Reduce Risk If You Are Exposed to HIV ... Having Children if the Man Has HIV Having 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 to whether someone has HIV infection or not. HIV isn't the first topic that comes up when most...
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Hi- There is this guy that I have been good friends with for the past 6 years. We have always had an attraction for each other and finally 2 weeks ago we made out. Yesterday we finally met up again and he told me that he is HIV Positive (I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Many, perhaps all, magnetic couples have these fears initially. The positively charged partner often worries about infecting his negative partner. The negative partner could be worried not only about his own health but concerned about his poz... Read more »

Ended relationship with positive partner...tested negative..still have symptoms!! PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE ANSWER.

January of 2008 I had unprotected anal and oral sex with my bf many times. I was the bottom. That same month he tested positive. I was tested in June (rapid test, full blood test and the test that eliminates the window period?) and tested NEGATIVE....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your repeatedly negative HIV tests beyond the six-month window period are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional Read more »

Should I get involved with a carrier?

I have recently met a wonderful guy I'm very interested in getting to know better. However, on our second date, he did explain to me that 10 years ago, he was infected with HIV, but that it was caught extremely early (within 2 weeks) in it's accute...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...true. Should you decide to proceed with the relationship, you would be part of a magnetic couple (one HIV positive, one HIV negative), just like the relationship I've been involved in for 15 years. I strongly advise you to read through the... Read more »

Positive and Negative Relationship and risks of Safer Sex

I recently was devistated to find out that I am HIV positive. I have never had unprotected anal sex and I am having a hard time dealing with my new reality. That being said, my partner is negative and we have major concerns about our relationship...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...should help with your adjustment process.Regarding your relationship issues, you are now a "magnetic couple" (one positive, one negative). I suggest you review, with your partner, the information in the archives of this forum under the subheading... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Sex and Dating When You're HIV Positive

...I'd like to welcome you to This Month in HIV. This month's subject? Dating when you're HIV positive. Dating when you're HIV negative is a challenge. Dating when you're HIV positive is doubly, maybe triply, so. After all, dating usually requires... Read more »
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FAQs About Mixed-Status Relationships From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...She was in shock, as I was. Although we had had unprotected sex at least 50 times during the month we were together, I was HIV negative at the three-month mark. Now I'm trying to decide whether to stay or go. I really love her, but will life be... Read more »
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Questions and Answers Related to HIV/AIDS

...undetectable. I have been taking testosterone replacement treatments (most recently Androgel) for many years to treat the negative effects of HIV and HIV meds. However, my new doctor says testosterone replacement is bad for HIV-positive... Read more »
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A "Negative" Outlook: Dr. Steve Natterstad Shares Secrets to a Successful Magnetic Relationship

...own-name-forgetting, wake-the-neighbors" sex life that he and Dr. Steve enjoy, despite their magnetic status. Dr. Steve is HIV negative, while Dr. Bob has been living with HIV since 1991. We all know Dr. Bob's thoughts on their relationship, but... Read more »
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Dating the HIV negative!

Posted by lost2007, 2 Replies the alternative is not a option, remember a case I read about a long time ago, a man HIV+ met and fell in love with a HIV negative lady, he disclosed too her as he should have, and they married and had marital bliss for a few years, but as... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
Can anyone else share my agony? I am 24 years old and positive. I am an attractive woman but I am having extreme difficulty meeting other positive men to date. I have been through all of the online matchmakers and I cannot find anyone remotely close... Read more »

positive/negative relationships

Posted by ragazo, 8 Replies
...Hi everyone I am newly diagnosed and my partner of three mo. is negative. We were so happy and on a great long term track, he said he had been through this before and he could handle it but recently Read more »

Neg/Poz Dating.

Posted by Cando2010, 3 Replies
I just don't know. Is it possible? I'm starting to get lonely. Read more »