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Infected Hiv People Neglect To Tell Their Sexual Partners

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV and willingness to engage in URAI may provide gender validation and a sense of attractiveness that MTF may not get from peers, family, and the larger society. HIV risk thus stems (in part) from willingness to engage with sexual partners who provide a sense of love and acceptance but who may also request unprotected sex. Body Modification and HIV Risk Pump Parties Unable or unwilling to acquire silicone injections or...
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Unprotected Sex with One Person

I am a male age 60. I have been divorced for two years. I dated a lady from January to May before we broke it off. She has been widowed for two years. Neither of us has had another sexual partner except for our former spouses. We had...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Try talking to your future partners about HIV and your sexual activity. Many people are not used to talking to their partners about sex, but those who do often find it useful. And if you both want... Read more »

Extremly Scared please help!!

I have only had two sexual partners in my life, The first one was four years ago and nine months after the sexual encounter I was tested for Hiv and i was negative. My husband who is the only other person I have been with was recently tested and he...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...Rachel, if you were HIV negative nine months after your first sexual partner, and if your only other sexual partner has been your husband and he is not HIV-infected, then you must be HIV negative assuming Read more »


If Hepatitis C is a Blood to Blood disease, can you get it through sexual contact?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...HIV or hepatitis B. The overall numbers suggest that there is some sexual transmission especially in people who have multiple sexual partners and sexually transmitted diseases. It is very rarely transmitted sexually in monogamous heterosexual... Read more »

should I tell my sexual partners my HIV status

I am confused about disclosing my status to sexual partners. On one hand I feel obligated to protect them from getting HIV but I also feel I have the right to maintain my privacy. What do you do when a sexual partner insists on a sexual behaviour...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
...same time, I do believe that when one knows they are HIV+ they carry a certain level of responsibility to not knowingly put a sexual partner at risk for receiving that virus. I strongly believe that both people involved in a sexual encounter... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Exposure to HIV Partner Counseling and Referral Services and Notification of Sexual Partners Among Persons Recently Diagnosed With HIV

... The current cross-sectional, observational study examined recently diagnosed HIV patients' use of client partner notification (CPN), health department partner notification, or other means to inform sex partners Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...people believe that taking antiretrovirals or having an "undetectable viral load" means that they can't transmit HIV to their sexual partners. That is not true. A person who takes HIV treatments -- even those who have "undetectable" viral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...infected blood was exchanged due to bleeding gums or sores in the mouth. Because of this remote risk, it is recommended that individuals who are HIV-infected avoid deep, open-mouth "French" kissing with a non-infected partner, as there is a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...reduce the chances of transmitting the disease to others. In many states, you can be found guilty of a felony for not telling a sexual partner you are HIV-positive before having intimate contact. Telling others may be bad because: Others... Read more »
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could I be infected

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have had 3 sexual partners in my life I have now been with one of them for 5 years. Last week I got sick and went to the doctors they said it was a viral 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 »

Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. During this time Read more »