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If Both Partners Are Hiv Negative

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Sex with HIV Negative Partner

I was tested positive but my hubby is negative, but i want children, what will i do about this since he seems to be afraid of making love with me, even when he does he make sure he uses condom. what is the solution?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...That is an important issue. Options to safely conceive a child for HIV+ men/HIV- women include starting with effective HIV treatment for the male and then some combination of the following: careful Read more »

HIV negative partner non-US citizen

I recently found out that I am HIV positive. I informed my partner, and he tested negative.... 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
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Zealand Herald Publishes Editorial, Opinion Piece About Court Ruling That HIV-Positive Man Did Not Legally Have to Disclose Status to Partner

...a New Zealand court last week ruled that Justin Dalley, who is HIV-positive, did not have to disclose his status to a sexual partner because he had taken "reasonable precautions" to avoid transmitting the virus. New Zealand law requires that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Court Rules New Zealand Man Did Not Have to Disclose HIV Status to Partner Because He Used a Condom

...and assuming that unprotected intercourse is safe if HIV is not mentioned, is a much riskier strategy, especially as approximately one-third of people with HIV in New Zealand don't know they have it," Rachael Le Mesurier, executive director of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...Children if the Woman has HIV Serodiscordant Couples Couples with one person who is HIV-positive and one who is HIV-negative are sometimes called "serodiscordant" or "mixed serostatus". "Sero-" refers to blood serum. "Serostatus" refers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unsafe Sex Common Among Female Drug Users With HIV

...recent study of HIV-positive females who inject drugs found that many do not consistently use condoms with their male partners of negative or unknown HIV serostatus. "Forty percent of the HIV-positive women in our sample were having sex with... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 Read more »

Looking for HIV Neg partners to chat w

Posted by Tricepmuscle2000, 1 Reply
...Hi, I'm looking for others who might be in the same situation I'm in, I'm HIV negative, my partner is HIV positive. We've been together for nearly 11 years, we've known he's been positive for 10 of those years and Read more »

He Has HIV, She Doesn't--And They're in Love

Posted by Chloe1023, 1 Reply
...POZspaces.com story. "There's a lot of discordancy. The majority of patients we've treated are males with HIV with partners who are HIV negative and want to stay that way." So, how do they have sex? They use condoms, of course. Dr. Charles... Read more »

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 »