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How Do I Accept An HIv Partner

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Provider and Client Acceptance of a Health Department Enhanced Approach to Improve HIV Partner Notification in New York City

The goal of the current study was to assess provider and client acceptance of health department-delivered HIV partner services (PS) in clinical and community settings. New York City's HIV field services unit was formed in 2006 and staffed with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Accelerated Partner Therapy Partner Notification for Sexually Transmissible Infections Acceptable and Feasible in General Practice?

Despite providers' enthusiasm to engage in sexually transmissible infection (STI) management, partner notification in primary care settings "is problematic and of limited effectiveness," the authors noted. "Innovative partner notification strategies... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wisconsin: "Acceptance Journeys" Targets City's Rising HIV Rates among Black Men

According to data from the Wisconsin HIV Surveillance System, the rates of HIV incidence among young black men, particularly those having sex with other men, are increasing faster than in any other demographic. The HIV infection rate among black men... Read more »
Ask the Experts

accepting possibility, need strength to test (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2009) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)

Dr, this past summer I had an unprtected encounter.The gay male asked to but i said no. He assured me he was negative of anything and he had just returned from serving and said the armed forces required testing and had since been tested again. i was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is brief unprotected anal receptive sex with a partner of unknown HIV serostatus. I agree you need to be HIV tested; however, your pessimistic fears are way out of proportion to your real risk. The CDC's... Read more »

partners having unprotected sex with different strains (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2011)

when i was diagnosed my doctor told me that i am classified as HIV strain 2 and with cd4 count of 5 as of 2007 and now 1095 of october 2010...i have a partner and the doctor told him that his HIV 1 & 2 strain and not taking medications yet...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Even between two HIV positives, unprotected sex remains risky business. Yes, it is possible to acquire a second more virulent or resistant strain of HIV by having bareback sex with another HIVer. (See below.) You report you decided to have... Read more »

Can I accept a lack of communication?

Dear Michael: Thank you for all your help in the past. My HIV+ partner and myself are doing fairly well and have grown accustomed to most of the aspects of living with HIV over the past year or so. However, sometimes I find myself feeling very...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am willing to venture that your partner's lack of communication and self involvement began long before his becoming HIV positive. It really sounds like you are being bullied by him into accepting the emotional terms he sets out, rather than... Read more »

Gay HIV+ partner has bareback sex with other HIV+ people

Hi, I'm in an open gay relationship with my HIV+ partner whereas i am HIV-. We always have protected anal sex (oral unprotected)My partner continues to have unprotected sex with other positive guys even though i have stressed that this is bad....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Regarding the risk of poz-on-poz barebacking, see below.As for a well "recegonised" resource on this topic, HELLO! You're reading it. Check out the archives! Finally, regarding the risk of STDs from oral sex, we have an entire... Read more »
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Partner refuses to accept my status

Posted by mato96, 3 Replies
I tested positive for hiv three weeks ago on elisa, this is after I tested negative on the rapid test a week before. My partner tested ngative in both rapid and elisa tests. I have done two elisa tests to confirm because he refuses to accept my... Read more »

Are HIV- women or men more likely to be accepting of you being HIV+

Posted by PozInOrlando, 1 Reply
I am recently HIV+ and it seems based on what I read about and have heard that men who are HIV- tend to be more accepting of a woman who's HIV+ than the other way around when it comes to serodiscordant relationships

Do yo think when it comes to... Read more »


Posted by Mssimone, 4 Replies
So I'm 60 pounds overweight and I wanted to lose some pounds, I went to my local Slim Gentics, Certain that this was the right thing for me I fill out the paper work. It asked "Any health problems or disease" and of course I did not lie, Im HIV... Read more »

How to protect your partner when you are dating someone who is not HIV Positive?

Posted by pozlady, 3 Replies
Are there any other measures that are important besides the use of condoms that one should take when dating someone who is not HIV Positive?
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