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Hiv Testing Before Marriage

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian State of Goa Makes HIV Tests for Marriage Voluntary

The government of the Indian state of Goa has decided to allow HIV tests to be voluntary for couples registering for marriage, Goa Chief Minister Pratapsingh Rane said Friday at an international seminar, the PTI/ DNA India reports (PTI/ DNA India... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian State Maharashtra Proposes Mandatory HIV Tests Before Marriage

A committee of lawmakers in India's Maharashtra state on Wednesday proposed that the state pass a law requiring HIV tests before marriage, The Hindu reports ( The Hindu , 2/1). If approved, the law would be the first of its kind in the country.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Urges Indian State of Goa to Call Off Plans to Require HIV Tests for Marriage

UNAIDS country director for India Denis Broun on Monday urged the Indian state of Goa not to require couples registering for marriage to be screened for HIV, the Financial Times reports (Johnson, Financial Times , 3/28). The government of Goa... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV in marriage

hello, my sister found out her husband is HIV positive, she says they only had unprotected sex, mostly recently from their 3 year marriage...i wanting to know what is the probability of her becoming positive?? and how long before she knows for sure...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Your sister is at significant risk for infection with HIV. The odds for infection increase with repeated episodes of receptive intercourse with an infected person. However, it is important that your sister understands that infection, while likely,... Read more »

HIV and marriage

I am male, 29 and HIV positive. I was diagnosed just about a year ago. Didn't know I had it until I went for an immigration medical test. Anyways, I started treatment almost immediately after the counselling class. I was denied the immigration...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou deserve to marry whomever you wish!!!!! No one should tell you that you can or cannot get married. This choice is made between you and your partner! I am positive and my husband is negative and I know many couples who are magnetic couples,... Read more »

Marriage and HIV

My husband and I have been monogomous for 17 years. I recently contracted and have been diagnosed with HIV. I work in a prison and was somehow exposed at work. I never used iv drugs or had a blood transfusion nor have I had a sexual partner other...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You should pursue the issue further at work. You make a very good case for occupational exposure and your employer needs to provide appropriate compensation, including medical care and mental healthcare. You and your husband will need some time to... Read more »

DR BOB I've ruined my marriage due to my fear.

Hi Dr Bob I wrote in a while ago concerning a HIV exposure.Just to jog your memory it was where a female friend (known to have unprotected sex with multiple partners)gave me a quick kiss on my open mouth while I had gingivitis and slightly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Welcome back to the forum, but sorry to hear you are still living in fear of HIV, despite your nonexistent HIV risk. Certainly it's possible you have sinusitis. It's an extremely common ailment. What's important to note is that... Read more »
Connect With Others

whyen you find after marriage your wife HIV postive

Posted by franklinjames, 1 Reply
I wnet to Africa in 2011 to marry the dream of my life return back to the states to prepare for her coming before this could happen she said we would have a better life in Africa being African American so I agreed and return to Africa to live with... Read more »

A drug-user I dated before marriage may have infec

Posted by Anonymous
I AM 33 YEARS OF AGE, AND FOUND OUT ABOUT 2 YEARS AGO I WAS HIV +
MY HUSBAND AND I HAVE BEEN TOGETHER ABOUT 10 YEARS. BUT BEFORE I
MET HIM I WAS INVOLVED WITH A PERSON THAT WAS A IV DRUG USER AND
I KNOW THAT IS WERE I GOT THE DISEASE FROM. I WANT TO... Read more »

Marriage

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
i'll get married soon, and in my country before u get married u have to 've some test done, like anti hiv. Because of that im stressed now, cous i got red eruption, i mean ,rash,like spot, on my under arm and hands,sometimes on my chest, either.... Read more »

Marriage

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
i'll get married soon, and in my country before u get married u have to 've some test done, like anti hiv. Because of that im stressed now, cous i got red eruption, i mean ,rash,like spot, on my under arm and hands,sometimes on my chest, either.... Read more »