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How Can You Be Sure That Your Partner Does Not Have Hiv

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Partner+ I am - how long before I know for sure?

My boyfriend of 14 years has just found out he is postive. I have had HIV 1&2 /p24 Ag screen which is negative. My doctor thinks I should be fine even though I have been exposed to him in the last 4 weeks - how long should I wait to be tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Sorry to hear about your partner's recent diagnosis.As a reminder to our readers, I should point out I've addressed questions similar to yours many times in the past. Consequently the information you desire was already waiting for you... Read more »

HIV (-) partner won't use condoms with HIV (+) partner

If you are HIV+ and your partner is not and he ejaculates inside you will he automatically get HIV.... Read more »

My partner & his partners are HIV positive. I'm negative, how come?

Dear Doctor,I'm a ugandan I live in Uganda. In August 2001 I started a relationship with a man... Read more »
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National Association of People With AIDS

OraSure Rolls Out First In-Home Rapid Oral HIV Test

NAPWA's Steve Bailous (r) with Magic Johnson The face of HIV testing changed forever, October 9, when OraSure Technologies announced that its OraQuick In-Home HIV Test is now available in stores , retailing for about $40 and allowing the user to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

OraSure, Schering-Plough Working on Rapid Test for Hepatitis C

On Thursday, the maker of the oral HIV test, OraSure Technologies, joined Schering-Plough Corp. to announce a partnership to develop and market a rapid-result oral hepatitis C virus (HCV) test. Pennsylvania-based OraSure has previously announced it... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

HIV Reporting and Partner Notification -- What You Need to Know About the Law

What is HIV reporting? What is partner notification? Why is HIV reporting and partner notification important? Is it still a good idea to get an HIV test? Who should get tested? How can I get an HIV test? When a doctor tells the Health... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many People Who Know, Trust Sex Partners Assume Low Risk of HIV, Other STIs, Study Finds

Many people who know their sexual partners well consider themselves to be at a low risk of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, according to a study published in the June issue of Sexually Transmitted Diseases , Reuters reports. For... Read more »
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I think I'm having HIV symptoms, but am not sure

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello.
I'm very very frightened and did not know where else to go. I thought someone out there might be able to help me or give me some advice on what to do.
I've been having what I think may be HIV symptoms. I have very swolen lymph glands in my... Read more »

i'm not sure if i did the right thing

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am with a new partner for six months now, and he's HIV+. These last couple of weeks, I
have been swallowing his cum. So far, I've done it maybe 2-3 times. My partner didn't make
me do it. I know that I made the decision... Read more »

not sure what I can do

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hey, just found this site. My partner was diagnosed HIV+ about 6 weeks ago. I am negative after my first test but still have to test for the next 4 months. We have been together 2 1/2 yrs. I was tested during our relationship but he was not. ... Read more »

Not sure about anything...

Posted by James1979, 4 Replies
Last October my partner fell ill with pneumonia and was prescribed antibiotics for it. Well after a couple weeks he wasn't better and I started to worry, so I insisted on him going to the doctor. They told him he had a major case of bronchitis and... Read more »