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If You Have Sex With A Hiv Postive Person How Long Does It Take To Catch It

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just tested postiveThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Hi Rick, I just tested positive on one of the home HIV test. I have not seen a doctor yet because I am afraid, but I will soon. After finding out my results, I did a little research, and hear people say that HIV is now a chronic manageable disease....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. People are now living with HIV/AIDS better than ever before. But we haven'tyet reached the point where we can call it a manageable disease, but we areheading in that direction. We have made great strides in... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV postive

I've been with my boyfriend over a year now. We been having unprotected sex. I was tested... Read more »

can a person catch hiv from virgins ??

can a person catch hiv/aids from having unprotected anal sex with multiple virgins ? or an... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thirty Percent of HIV-Postive Women in New York Get "Late" Diagnosis

New York state health officials say that approximately 30 percent of the state's women who are newly diagnosed with HIV receive an AIDS diagnosis at the same time or soon after their initial diagnosis. According to New York State Commissioner of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Money Well Spent: Opt-Out Testing in Prisons Can Catch STD Cases and Save Taxpayers Money in the Long Run

How much do you think it would cost the health department of a major American city to reduce the amount of gonorrhea, Chlamydia, syphilis and possibly even HIV by 20%? More importantly, if you had to devise the simplest and most cost-effective way... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Policy Facts: Catch-22: Medicaid and HIV

Introduction Discretionary vs. Mandatory Programs Medicaid Medicaid HIV Waivers The Early Treatment for HIV Act Conclusion Introduction Antiretroviral therapy keeps people living with HIV healthy. But the costs of HIV care can impoverish... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mobility and HIV in Tanzanian Couples: Both Mobile Persons and Their Partners Show Increased Risk

The researchers conducted a longitudinal study of 2,800 couples in Kisesa, rural Tanzania, to examine how mobility is related to sexual risk behavior and HIV infection, with special reference to the partners who remain at home in mobile couples.... Read more »
Connect With Others

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 2 Replies

By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor

CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa
concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS (news - web sites) virus from a single
sexual encounter with an infected person is one in 588.

This risk is...

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Tested Postive 9/4 - scared and confused

Posted by sacinsc, 8 Replies
I found this website today, and although it has kept me reading for most of the day and given me some enlightenment from the comments you all have made I cannot stop feeling these incredible emotions. I know it is normal to feel overwhelmed when you... Read more »

Ex boyfriend HIV postive

Posted by honeybee55_1952, 4 Replies
I am not sure what I should do...I but for the grace of God didnt get HIV from my exboyfriend he didnt tell me until after we had been together quiet awhile and then I forced the issue because of the pills I saw him taking...I found out he has had... Read more »

Does HIV postive really mean anything?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
HI forgive me i say soemthing that may sound stupid. I have read alot abt HIV AND AIDS, BUT recently reading Christine Maggiore i am wondering is she might be right. She challenges almost every known fact on HIV/aids 'That many experts now contend... Read more »