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Husband Has Hiv

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Husband HIV+ Wife - husband died of overdose

Dear Dr.'s, My husband died about 1-1/2 ago due to drug overdose. I was married for about 6 1/2 years He was hiv + and I am negative. He was extremely depressed for many years because he was dealing with hiv & hep c. I loved him very much...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post-I'm terribly sorry to hear about your husband; given the amount of testing and time since your last sexual encounter with him, there's little need to be concerned at this point about HIV or HCV.It's ok to go on... Read more »

Is it possible my husband hiv V+ and wife hiv V-?

Hi Doc, I'm confused. On Wednesday my husband & I we went for hiv test and the results... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Q&A With Oprah Guest Bridget Gordon, Who Sued Ex-Husband for Giving Her HIV

Bridget Gordon Ten years ago, Bridget Gordon had it all: the high-paying engineering career, the beautiful Los Angeles home and the handsome, loving husband. Or so she thought. Almost immediately after marrying the music executive, Gordon got... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Woman Sues Drug Company for Failing to Warn Husband About Risk of Contracting HIV-2 in Company's Lab

The Maryland Court of Appeals on Monday heard arguments in a case in which an HIV-positive Maryland woman sued the pharmaceutical company Pharmacia & Upjohn for not providing sufficient warning her husband -- a former lab technician at... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Married Women in India Who Experience Physical, Sexual Abuse by Husbands More Likely to Contract HIV, Study Finds

Married women in India whose husbands physically and sexually abuse them are about four times more likely to contract HIV compared with married women in the country who do not experience abuse, according to a study published recently in the Journal... Read more »

Teniecka Drake: Balancing HIV Advocacy, a Husband and Three Young Children

Teniecka Drake Teniecka Drake has been busy lately! She was known as Teniecka Hannah back in 2007, when she was first interviewed on . At that time, she was between relationships, and focused on helping her peers by sharing her... Read more »
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My husband is HIV+& I'm HIV-

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My husband is hiv+ & i'm - I found out about that when he was admited im hospital last year in October.He was on TB treatment for six months,after he finished his treament he started to drink too much alcohol& he is not eating any treatment... Read more »

My husband is HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My husband is HIV+. I am negative and would like to communicate with people in a similar situation. Thanks

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a husband with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I wrote a little while ago that my husband was HIV positive and I
got tested. It turns out that I'm negative. However I still need
to get tested again to make sure. I've been reading all the
messages here and it has been my support group. I wonder... Read more »

My husband has HIV, I'm still waiting to find out

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Husband HIV+, I'm still waiting

On December 16, our world came crashing down around us. Routine
blood work for a physical showed my husband had low white cell
counts. His MD wanted to run another full panel and include an
HIV test, "just to be sure"... Read more »