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Hiv Safe Sex Practices

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co infection

I have been in remission from Hep C since 2004 i had very mild case and no liver damage. I just found out and old friend i recently started dating after my husband passed away is HIV positive and we haven't practiced safe sex all the time
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You will want to discuss this with your primary care provider so you can get appropriate testing. Read more »

Dating someone whit HIV

I have meet a guy and we have relly hit it off. We have had sexual intercourse but would only go so... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Three in Four Congolese Practice Safe Sex: Survey

...Official survey results released Tuesday show three in four young people in Congo claim to practice safe sex to protect themselves against STDs. According to a poll of 2,423 people, conducted in December 2002 by the Congolese government Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: HIV/AIDS Data Prompt New Warning on Safe Sex

...notification rates were in the 25-34 years age group." According to Young, the figures emphasize the need for people to practice safe sex. Investments in HIV/AIDS prevention and education campaigns must continue at the state and national level,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Movie Documents Three Men's Efforts to Promote Safe Sex During Onset of HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Early 1980s

...Times examined the documentary movie "Sex Positive," which chronicles the lives and efforts of three men who sought to promote safe sex during the early years of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. According to the Times , late singer-songwriter Michael... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) Urine Feces The most common ways HIV is passed from one person to another are: Unprotected/unsafe sex (no condoms) Re-using and sharing needles (for drug use, piercing, and tattooing) Mother-to-child (during... Read more »
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negative in love with positive

Posted by crepuscular, 6 Replies
...woman who is positive. I am really falling for her... can anyone recommend a book that I could get with information about HIV, safe sex practices, and general questions about "mixed status" partnerships? digging through forums for answers to... Read more »

For those worried about "Protected Sex"

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If U R visiting this forum on a regular basis and U have had protected sex with a prostitute (female or male), vaginal or anal, please please please be confident that CONDOMS do work. Do U think that Read more »

Sex after diagnosis

Posted by efive, 3 Replies
I have a question I would like the answer to (if anyone knows) before my next doctor's appointment. If you're on meds and have sex with another positive person, what is the level of danger that you might acquire a resistant form of the virus? Read more »

HIV+ to HIV+

Posted by Anonymous
...Quicky Do couples who are both HIV+ need to practice safe sex if they know they are loyal to each other? Read more »