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If Both Partners Are Hiv Negative

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My partner is HIV positive and I am negative

Good Day,My partner and I just did our HIV tests. He is positive and I am negative. We have been together for 7 years and have not been using protection. Do I need to worry that I have HIV and it will only show after sometime or am I somehow lucky...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. It's impossible to say when your partner seroconverted which would affect how long you have been at risk. In the US it is the standard to test up to six months after exposure with someone who is HIV positive. At that... Read more »

are unprotected sex with many hiv negative partner causes hiv

respected sir, i am 30 yr old guy and newly married lst 1 month.in my past(within 4 year) i had... 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... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Characteristics of Recently HIV-Infected Men Who Use the Internet to Find Male Sex Partners and Sexual Practices With Those Partners

In the current study, investigators examined the characteristics and sexual behaviors of recently HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM) who find partners through the Internet compared with other MSM who do not. A computer-assisted... Read more »
PositiveWords

One Positive, One Negative: Both Happy

The technical name is "serodiscordant" relationship. The term many people prefer is "magnetic" -- one HIV-positive partner, one HIV-negative partner. Either way, it's a unique relationship, with special blessings and uncommon pitfalls. Ninety... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Disclosure of HIV Status to Sex Partners and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among HIV-Positive Men and Women, Cape Town, South Africa

"The HIV epidemic continues to amplify in southern Africa and there is a growing need for HIV prevention interventions among people who have tested HIV-positive," the authors wrote in introducing the current study. Anonymous surveys were completed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Injection Serosorting Occurring Among HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users? Comparison by Injection Partner's HIV Status

"Research needs to build evidence for the roles that HIV status of injection partners may or may not play in injection risk behaviors of injection drug users (IDUs)," the authors wrote in introducing the current study. Using baseline data from a... Read more »
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For anyone HIV+ with a negative partner.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My question is for anyone in a relationship where they are HIV+ and their partner is negative, or vice versa.
How do you keep you or your partner protected? Do you abstain from intercourse period or just always practice safe sex? What about... Read more »

One partner Positive, One negative

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I would appreciate communicating with someone who is in hetrosexual relationship where one member is hiv+ and one hiv-. New to this don't know where to start for information. Would also appreciate e-mails.




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A Negative Partner

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My partner found out he was positive a week into our relationship, I have regular checks and am negative.

Can anyone please tell me if there are any support groups for HIV negative people who have a positive partner?

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chat rooms for negative partners?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi
I'm new here, my husband was diagnosed 8 weeks ago. I'm negative. He was infected before we were married but didn't know. I would really like to chat with people in a similar situation. Does anyone know of a chat room for HIV affected partners. We... Read more »