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Ended relationship with positive partner...tested negative..still have symptoms!! PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE ANSWER.

January of 2008 I had unprotected anal and oral sex with my bf many times. I was the bottom. That same month he tested positive. I was tested in June (rapid test, full blood test and the test that eliminates the window period?) and tested NEGATIVE....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your repeatedly negative HIV tests beyond the six-month window period are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are warranted. I can't diagnose the cause of your "one swollen... 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 »

Coping in a new relationship with a negative partner

I am a 25 yr old gay male HIV+ in a relationship, he isnegative. Since I found out a yr ago that I was positive, I really haven't had much luck in the dating scene. Now I have met this great guy he'sunderstanding, caring and wants to learn...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
First of all I want to appluad both you and your boyfriend for trying to date and have a relationship. All relationships take alot of hard work on both partners parts, as well as the capacity to be intimate, vulnerable, and to have fun with each... 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 who's wife had just died. He said she got malaria and when she went to hospital she was put on a glucose drip only to discover that she had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Not every exposure to HIV leads to HIV infection. In fact, most do not! It is indeed possible that despite having had unprotected sex for two years with an HIV-positive partner, that you are indeed still HIV negative! In fact, considering... Read more »
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Maintaining a Hetero Neg/POS relationship

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
We just recently found out my partner (male) has been infected - I am negative - My fears are huge and my knowledge is limited but growing daily.

How safe can sex be? How to keep a clean enviroment? What about preparing meals? What about children's... Read more »

Calling all poz partners in +/- relationships.....

Posted by PozNRG, 4 Replies
To all Poz partners,... does your nervousness about getting infected ever go away? Does it ever fade? Disappear? Is there ever a level or point that you reach that is comfortable, and at ease?
My poz partner is beside himself. How have you... Read more »

My Partner Hid His Poz Status for Our Entire Relationship, now what?

Posted by hurtingheart, 1 Reply
I am writing to see if anyone else out there has gone through something similar...maybe you have your own story to share or some advise...how did you move forward...how did you feel...

About three months ago, only two weeks after our wedding, the... 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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