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If Infected With Hiv Do You Need To Tell All Sexual Partners

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Anal Rimming my HIV possitive partner without and other Sexual activity

The day before my partner found out he was HIV positive I licked and rimmed his anus. We did not do anything else. No anal penetration , no Penis to mouth contact. We never and still haven't had sex. So I was doing research online and saw that I may...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,See below.Dr. BobAnalingus and HIV transmission Mar 8, 2010This question may sound silly, but yesterday a guy preformed analingus on me for about 45 minutes. Read more »

Not disclosing HIV status to sexual partner

I & my partner of 6 years are HIV positive. I have just learned he has been sexually active during... Read more »

Can HIV be passed along from a "bottom" sexual partner to a "top" partner?

Hi,I am finding The Body website to be very informative and helpful. What I need clarafied is if... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Female Sexual Partners of Injection Drug Users in Vietnam: An At-Risk Population in Urgent Need of HIV Prevention Services

...approximately 30 percent, a factor driving the nation's epidemic. "Most IDUs are sexually active and may infect their female sexual partners (SPs)," the authors wrote, adding, "Male dominance in sexual decisions is deeply embedded in Vietnamese... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

ART Associated With Reduced Risk of HIV Transmission to Sexual Partners, Study Shows

...reports. The observational study found that treating HIV-positive patients with ART reduced the risk of HIV transmission to their sexual partners by 92 percent (5/26). For the study, "more than 3,400 heterosexual HIV-discordant couples in which... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Associations Between Alcohol Misuse and Risks for HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Multiple Female Sexual Partners in Cape Town, South Africa

...condoms applied less effectively and less consistently by problem drinkers compared to those who are not? (c) Are the female sexual partners of problem drinkers different from those who are not?" In two peri-urban settings on the outskirts of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Partner Selection and HIV Risk Reduction Among Black and White Men Who Have Sex With Men

... The researchers examined differences in sexual partner selection between black and white men who have sex with men (MSM) toward the goal of better understanding how HIV status of sex Read more »
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I want to believe hiv cant be caught this way. but

Posted by nicejack, 3 Replies
...Hi I have a question. I read that shaking hands is NOT a method of getting hiv. Well I shoke hands with a person who has hiv and am fearful that I may have been infected. Heres why, I had a chunk of skin Read more »

Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...mean by infected by an std (like syphilis or herpes) which can easily be transmitted with a simple contact can i be infected by HIV just by getting one of these STD? Is there any chance to be infected by herpes by a simple contact and in this... Read more »

is there any couple (male and female) HIV+

Posted by Unlucky2, 1 Reply
...i wouold like to find a couple that is HIV positive and both partners are Positiive i would like to know about your experience cause i need advise... my girlfriend might Read more »

6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...think you may have been exposed to the HIV. If you're not sure, take this anonymous survey. You are sexually active (3 or more sexual partners in the last 12 months) You received a blood transfusion between 1977 and 1985, or a sexual partner... Read more »