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If Both Partners Are Hiv Negative

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HIV risk when both partners are HIV Negative and vagina fluid touch a bleeding cut on the base of penis. "I am very much worried Please Help! "

Hi,I am married for 2 years. 11 weeks ago me and my wife had sex. before that I shaved my penis and got a small cut and there was bleeding. But I was very excited and I ignored that and had sex with my wife. we didn't use condom also. After 2-3...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereNo, HIV is not possible unless one of the partners is positive. Your urologist is absolutely correct. Take care,Dr W... Read more »

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... Read more »
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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 »
HIV i-Base

PrEP Gives Little Extra Benefit in Attempted Conception if Male Partner Is on ART

PrEP offers little extra benefit to successful and safe conception for couple with an HIV negative woman and HIV positive man if he is receiving ART, they limit unprotected sex to ovulation, and STIs are treated -- according to modelling data... 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 »
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 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 »