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Husband HIV+. Wife HIV-....10 years no protection

My husband just found out he was HIV+ with an aids diagnosis....we have had unprotected sex for ten years....how am I HIV- and how common is that?His t-cell count is 60 and viral load over a millionWe arebshocked by all parts of these diagnoses
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
It certainly can happen, but it is not that common. Read more »

Odds of contracting HIV through protected sex

What are the odds of contracting HIV through protected vaginal sex with a person known to have the... Read more »

Does "The Flux" provide a little protection against AIDS/STD?

During the heavy days of a woman's menstrual flow, is she any less likely to contract an STD from... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Prevention: Peer Influence Plays Key Role in AIDS-Protective Behavior by Ghanaian Youth

...analysis (n=490). "Youth who talked with both peers and adults (n=90) were 2.08 times more likely to report having done anything to protect themselves from AIDS than those who talked to no one (n=202), while those who talked with peers only... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Yemen's Parliament Plans to Debate Law That Would Protect People Living With HIV/AIDS, Address Stigma, Discrimination

...-- said that people living with HIV/AIDS face widespread and multiple forms of discrimination and that their rights should be protected. Daghish said that "there is a need for this law in order to protect the rights of the people living with... Read more »
UNAIDS

UNAIDS Executive Director Calls for Action to Protect Youth From HIV/AIDS

...(UNAIDS), called on governments to expand their efforts to provide HIV prevention and care for young people. "The tools we need to protect the world's children are well-known," Dr Piot told an audience of Heads of State, ministers, and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thailand to Bolster Measures Aimed at Protecting Employees With HIV/AIDS, TB

... Several Thai government agencies are working to strengthen a project aimed at protecting workers living with tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS by encouraging the private sector to provide adequate care for employees, the Read more »
Connect With Others

Do condoms protect against HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, are condoms extremly effective against HIV? I'm just wondering if anyone konws anyone, or contracted HIV while performing safe sex? I'm sure the virus has to have been Read more »

Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep Read more »

I may have got aids

Posted by lacsys
... I have a swollen eyelid and the runs 7 days after having protected sex does this sound like aids. what If the condom did not mowrk? Read more »

Protected Blowjob+Handjob

Posted by indian_guy, 1 Reply
...(serving lot of customers one after the other) - bed seemed untidy - is that a worry?: (i) Handjob without protection. (ii) Protected blow job (condom). Did not ejaculate. (iii) to ejaculate masturbated by hand. while cumming, condom slipped... Read more »