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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 and this is normally the way that couples protect the uninfected member from getting 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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Behaviors of Recently HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Year Post-Diagnosis: Effects of Drug Use and Partner Types

With the objective of assessing the behaviors of recently HIV-infected men who have sex with men, the study authors conducted interviews every three months with 193 recently infected MSM in the Southern California Acute Infection and Early Disease... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Older Partner Selection, Sexual Risk Behavior and Unrecognized HIV Infection Among Black and Latino Men Who Have Sex With Men

The authors conducted this study to assess whether young black and Latino men who have sex with men who have older sex partners are more likely than MSM who do not have older partners to have unrecognized HIV infection. The team examined whether the... Read more »
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)

According to researchers in the current study, "the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy has relaunched the debate on risky sexual behavior among HIV-infected gay men." They sought to examine the influences of lifestyle... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: Fitchburg Man Gets Three Years for Not Disclosing HIV to Sex Partners

A Fitchburg, Mass., man who is HIV-positive and had unprotected sex with several partners without informing them that he was infected with the virus pled guilty to related charges and was sentenced to three years in prison on October 24. The... Read more »
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Unprotected sex between HIV+ partners

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all. First, I'm truly grateful to find 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... Read more »

having unprotected sex with guy that has multiple partners

Posted by crest, 3 Replies
I was having a hard time finding information that really laid out the risks involved in this type of situation. I know the risks are great and I should not be involved with this person or engaging in this type of sex behavior. I have been trying... Read more »

Unprotected Sex with an HIV infected Female

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hi There,

Im extremely worried after having unprotected sex with a female partner (4/5 times) who has today kindly anounced to me she is HIV positive. During those 4 or 5 times, we also engaged in Anal sex on one occasion. I don't believe, I had any... Read more »

Had sex with HIV+ partner - Freaking out

Posted by bushyman, 3 Replies
I am terrified. Almost a month ago I had unprotected sex with a woman I had good reasons to suspect after the act. It was insertive vaginal intercourse without a condom (how stupid of me), I am circumsized (heard there are studies that indicate it... Read more »