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I Had Unprotected Sex With An Hiv Infected Partner

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Is unprotected sex ok if partner has HIV infection?

My wife was diagnosed a little over a year ago and we have continued to have sex regularly. Several times unprotected. I was speaking with a nurse at the doctors office and he said I needed to not have intercourse with her anymore. I want to know...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...The risk of unprotected sex is acquisition of HIV infection. Consistent use of condoms during intercourse is a proven way to prevent transmission of HIV 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... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unsafe Sex With Casual Partners and Quality of Life Among HIV-Infected Gay Men: Evidence From a Large Representative Sample of Outpatients Attending French Hospitals (ANRS-EN12-VESPA)

...HIV-infected gay men." They sought to examine the influences of lifestyle characteristics and health-related quality of life (HRQL) on unsafe sex with casual partners in a representative sample of HIV-positive gay men in France. A 2003 national... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Association Between "Safer Sex Fatigue" and Rectal Gonorrhea Is Mediated by Unsafe Sex With Casual Partners Among HIV-Positive Homosexual Men

...fatigue were more likely to be positive for RG -- an association mediated by unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) with casual partners. "Addressing safer sex fatigue might help prevent UAI with casual partners and possibly also RG among... Read more »
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

Understanding Cellular Immune Responses

...responses in vaccine recipients and whether or not they subsequently became infected with HIV through risk behaviors, such as unprotected sex with an HIV-infected partner or injection-drug use. Researchers have also found that the quantity of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swiss Report on Sex Stirs Controversy at Mexico Conference

...City. The scientists presented their study, first released in January, which suggests serodiscordant couples can safely have unprotected sex provided the HIV-infected partner is responding successfully to antiretroviral therapy, has an... Read more »
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Unprotected sex between HIV+ partners

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...this site - it was recommended by my doctor. My question is this: what is the current thinking about bareback sex between HIV+ partners? My doctor says what we've heard about "superinfection" is a myth. What are your doctors saying about this?... Read more »

HIV Poz bttm needs sexual advice...

Posted by calmNconnected, 4 Replies
...Hey guys, I tested poz in March 2009. Since then, I have recently gotten into a relationship. I let my partner know and he was little hestiant but became okay with it. What a relief, its seems he was a gift sent to me. Anyway, my question Read more »

Tops with HIV...Advice PLEASE!!!

Posted by running4it, 1 Reply
...Currently in a relationship with a monogamous partner. He knows of my status and we have protected sex. We slipped up the other day. He was okay with the situation but I am a bit Read more »

Unprotected Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...just want to forget he has HIV. We want the intimacy and closeness we had pre-diagnosis. It's during these times that we have unprotected sex. He doesn't ejaculate inside me, but there's still the risk. I've read (the late) Stephen Gendin's... Read more »