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How Safe Is It To Have Sex With Someone Hiv Positive

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Anal Sex & HIV Positive, is it safe?The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

I am HIV+ with very low T-cells (11) and moderately low viral load (18,000). I have been having anal sex with my partner who wears a condom. There is some bleeding after having sex -- my partner is concerned that it isn't safe for me. Is it safe for...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...atwhether there are increased risks of bacterial infections in the blood, inHIV positive persons continuing to engage in anal sex. However, thepossibility remains, especially if you are actively bleeding. It is NOT myposition to tell you... Read more »

Oral sex from HIV positive. (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2010)

Dear Dr Bob, I have posted a question before, but now as i have update on the situation i am... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...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 Callen, activist Richard Berkowitz and Joseph... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS and Young Men Who Have Sex With Men

...effective HIV prevention messages and services. Schools and education agencies are important partners in this effort. Overview HIV/AIDS affects certain groups of young people disproportionately. The burden of HIV infection falls... Read more »
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Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...Make Sex Safer? Conclusions Introduction Why are some gay men still having unprotected anal sex in the age of HIV/AIDS? Whether you're a man who rejects the term "barebacking" as stigmatizing, dismisses the act and any conversation... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Keeping Kenyan Girls in School, Providing HIV/AIDS, Sex Education Could Reduce Future HIV Cases, Experts Say

... Reducing the school dropout rate for girls in Kenya and providing adequate HIV/AIDS and sex education could reduce HIV incidence in the country, experts said recently, IRIN News reports. Rosemarie Muganda-Onyando Read more »
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Can two people with HIV have sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is it safe for 2 people who both have HIV to have sex. Can having sex make HIV worse if the other person has it too. Im sorry if this is a stupid question. Read more »

An active sex life is possible

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... Having an active sex life if you are negative and your partner is positive is really possible. I didn't think so either and so I did a lot of research--I Read more »

HIV + from oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read so much about how "safe" oral sex is. Well, I am here to tell you it may be better than unprotected anal sex but it sure ain't SAFE. Last year I decided to explore Read more »

Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... Tuesday August 14 5:37 PM ET Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say By Emma Hitt, PhD ATLANTA (Reuters Health) - Unprotected oral sex is highly unlikely Read more »