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

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The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

What is the link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the...
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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 our relationship with other women without disclosing his status. These women could now be HIV positive, along with all of their partners. Should...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
This is something that you need to discuss with your partner. If he has been sexually active with other women and if he is not disclosing his status to them, then you need to be concerned about what other things he is not disclosing to you. For... 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 it is possible to transmit HIV through anal sex with my partner, him being the "top" and me the "bottom". If so...how easy is it to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Top-bottom, pitcher-catcher, drive or ride, Batman-Robin, whatever. I understand your question and the answer is yes, it is indeed possible. The estimated per-act risk for HIV transmission as a consequence of insertive anal intercourse (topping,... Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You read that two poz dudes who bareback actually improve their immune functioning. WHAT? Where did you read such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with... Read more »

SEXUAL PARTNERS/BOTH HEP C

IF BOTH SEXUAL PARTNERS HAVE THE SAME ILLNESS (HEP C IN THIS CASE), WOULD IT THEN BE "OK" TO HAVE UNPROTECTED SEX??OR WOULD THE DISEASE DETERIORATE IN ONE OF THEM ??PS IF NO PROBLEM WITH UNPROTECTED SEX, HOW COULD YOU FIND EQUALS??...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Before I try to answer your question, I need to repeat myself: If you are in doubt, use a condom. The research on sexual transmission of Hepatitis C virus is relatively new and sometimes confusing. Keep yourself informed and make decisions YOU... Read more »
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HIV Poz Bttm need sexual advice...

Posted by calmNconnected, 8 Replies
Hey guys, I tested poz in March 2009. Since then, I have recently gotten into a relationship. I let my partner know and he was little hestiant but became okay with it. What a relief, its seems he was a gift sent to me.

Anyway, my question is about... Read more »

HIV Poz bttm needs sexual advice...

Posted by calmNconnected, 4 Replies
Hey guys, I tested poz in March 2009. Since then, I have recently gotten into a relationship. I let my partner know and he was little hestiant but became okay with it. What a relief, its seems he was a gift sent to me.

Anyway, my question is about... Read more »

HIV Poz Bttm needs Sexual Advice

Posted by calmNconnected, 1 Reply
Hey guys, I tested poz in March 2009. Since then, I have recently gotten into a relationship. I let my partner know and he was little hestiant but became okay with it. What a relief, its seems he was a gift sent to me.

Anyway, my question is about... Read more »

Sexual contact w/ partner of unknown hiv status

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i bet that topic got your attention. i'm trying to give another source for helping the WW's. Honestly i don't think one person that has posted lately has really reasearched anything about hiv aside from ARS. Can't you realize that the posts GMAN... Read more »