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How To Tell Your Partner You Have HIV

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I am HIV neg and my partner is HIV pos

My partner and I have been together for 11 years. He is HIV positive (~15 years) and I am HIV negative. I should also mention that the virus has been undetectible for the 11 yeras that we have been together. I have two questions:1.) In addition...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1. A number of HIV specialist physicians have been offering PrEP as an additional harm-reduction measure for magnetic couples for a number years, Read more »

My partner has HIV and just told me

My partner just told me that he is HIV positive. We have been together for several years. He... Read more »

my partner is hiv positive

I found out that my partner was hiv positive because I found pills, she would have never told me,... Read more »
Articles
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kansas: County May Track Partners in HIV Case

... The Sedgwick County Department of Health is working with McConnell Air Force Base officials to contact the sexual partners of a sergeant who may have knowingly exposed people to HIV at swinger events in the Wichita area during the past three... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Internet Strategies for Alerting Partners About HIV, STI Exposure

... The New York Times on Tuesday examined the use of various Web-based tools that allow people to alert their sexual partners about possible exposure to HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. According to the Times , research indicates... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian Government, IAVI to Partner on HIV/AIDS Vaccine Research, Development

... The Indian Government and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative have signed an agreement to partner on HIV/AIDS vaccine research and development, officials announced Wednesday, ANI/ Malaysia Sun reports (ANI/ Malaysia Sun Read more »
Connect With Others

My Partner Has HIV

Posted by edney, 4 Replies
...My partner has HIV, we have been very careful and using protection. I have not been tested. How soom should I be tested, he is very cautious Read more »

Your partner has HIV+ & you don't? Talk to me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...My husband and I have been married for 8 years, we have a 7 year old daughter. My husband was diagnosed in July with HIV and PCP. He has since been diagnosed with AIDS. I've tested negative twice since. We're working through it but it's hard. I'm Read more »

+F -M 1st time with a partner since HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Just wondering if it is safe to shower with my boyfriend. We use condoms for oral, vaginal & anal sex. I'm just wondering if it is safe to shower together (i.e. for me to have touched my vagina/genitals and then wash his penis, anus area). ... Read more »

My partner has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...hi, i just recently have been involved with an HIV+ man. i have been seeing for about a month. i am very much in love with him. he didnt tell me he was + until a few weeks a go. Read more »