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Information On Dating Someone Who Is Hiv Positive

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AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

... What Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: You can get love and support to help you deal with your health. You can keep your close friends and loved ones
Ask the Experts

I'm dating a positive man, I'm negitive

I have been dating a hiv positive guy for a couple of weeks. He was up front with his Hiv status. Myself I am negitive and looking for anwsers to calm my fears, Before we become sexual. I'm glad that I have had the chance to read this fourm. I do...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...learned here and spread the word to others. You are correct: There are many myths and much misinformation circulating about HIV/AIDS. Help me spread the truth. Science-based factual information is the best way to confront myths, stigma and... Read more »

HIV+ dating & needing to disclose

Robert, hello.I have been HIV+ 6 years. I am currently attending college in Ohio but am originally from California. I mention this b/c I know Ohio law regarding disclosure is different and I am hoping I have not already put myself in a predicament....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Unfortunately Ohio is not all that enlightened when it comes to HIV/AIDS. It's my understanding the disclosure laws there are quite unreasonable and border on the outrageous. For instance, I believe Read more »

Conflicting information in articles about the relationship between HIV and cortisol

Dear Dr:As someone infected with HIV and who has high cortisol, I have attempted to do considerable research into the link between HIV and cortisol - it has been utterly frustrating. Specialists have written articles and made statements that are...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...probably many reasons to explain your elevated cortisol).There is nothing to do to address this with medicines except monitor your HIV disease and consider starting HAART when it is needed and you are good and ready to do so.Low cortisol is seen... Read more »

dated someone who was HIV positive...

Dr. Frascino,Quick question. I dated a guy for a couple of months involving physical intimacy. I found out six months later that he was HIV positive. Obviously I should get tested. However, I understand that even exposed to HIV, depending upon...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,It's alarming that you are having sex, yet know so little about HIV. I can only assume Dubya's disastrous "abstinence-only" sex education policy has struck once again! Or perhaps you were home Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Examine "Sugar Daddy" Relationships in Africa, Drug Resistance in HIV Subtypes; kaiserEDU.org Updated With HIV/AIDS Information

...(Kantor et al., PLoS Medicine , April 2005). kaiserEDU.org : The Web site recently was updated to include new information on HIV/AIDS. " Volunteering on the HIV/AIDS Epidemic " lists volunteer and internship opportunities with organizations... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Sex and Dating When You're HIV Positive

... My name is Bonnie Goldman and I'm editorial director of The Body. I'd like to welcome you to This Month in HIV. This month's subject? Dating when you're HIV positive. Dating when you're HIV negative is a challenge. Dating when... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...isn't an HIV specialist, be sure they regularly get expert advice on HIV issues. Training and Experience Many people with HIV/AIDS get their care from physicians who are specialists in infectious diseases. However, especially now that... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...Special Issues for Mixed Couples? Reducing the Risks Using a Condom Other Ways to Reduce Risk If You Are Exposed to HIV ... Having Children if the Man Has HIV Having Children if the Woman has HIV Serodiscordant Couples ... Read more »
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Relationships

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...I was diagnosed in June. I started dating a man in August and he dumped me via e-mail this week. In Oklahoma HIV Positive dating partners are few and far between. My question is how do other people meet HIV Positive guys and where? I can't Read more »

Poz and Neg Relationship?

Posted by Drache, 6 Replies
... What's safe and what isn't? Besides the obvious ;-) (Don't laugh, I've been doing some reading and finding contradictory information) Is there any type of support forum, help-line, website for this type of thing? If I am in the wrong spot,... Read more »

Beware of scam operators of HIV+ dating sites!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the scandal of match.com and yahoo personals being sued by "paying customers" who allege both these well known and very non HIV+ dating sites were using a very common technique too lure in paying customers, match.com and yahoo personals both are... Read more »

DATING DILEMA

Posted by debtex, 8 Replies
...overnight.. & we're making plans to go out... and course, he knows the kids wont be home....I've "sort of" talked about hiv.. asked him if he was tested, (he said no)--told him that I did work with hiv.... (talking to schools about safe sex,... Read more »