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Is Hiv Hard To Get

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Living With HIV is Hard.

Posted by Chloe1023, 2 Replies
Getting diagnosed with HIV can be the worst moment of your life. However, in order to safely and confidently date with HIV you should definitely know a few things. http://www.PozSpaces.com can help you deal with and overcome any issue which HIV... Read more »

IS it hard to date HIV negative girls? Im a poz guy

Posted by jtgymguy, 6 Replies
I want to get back to dating but i dont know how to go about it...i know everyone faces rejection but it kinda scares me Read more »

why is it so hard to detect the presence of hiv?

Posted by raymond, 1 Reply
because our bodies are not good at detecting it because the virus does not act like any other. most viruses consist of a protein coat and rna strain. the virus lands the protein coat injects the rna into the cells where the rna sstarts reproducing... Read more »

Positive and trying hard to be positive about it

Posted by wishingforacure, 1 Reply
I just found out I was positive and found this website. I really want to share my story so here it is. I have been getting hiv tests since I was 16 and was always negative. I had unprotected sex a few times but every year the test came back... Read more »

so hard after 15 years!

Posted by jessicaannx0, 2 Replies
Ok so im 22 years old and my dad had HIV i was only 5 years old when he passed away my mom always told me that he died from something else and i believed every word that she said. when i turned maybe 14 years old i didnt hear it from her i heard it... Read more »
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Hiv hard to catch?

I ask because i am freaking out. Had unprotected anal sex, i was the top and i know for a fact the guy was POS. I read in some of the forums that by him having an undetectable load puts me less at risk? Also answer me this one, it was my first time...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Don't freak out. Just get the facts and do what needs to be done.Facts:1.Unprotected sex places you at risk for STDs, including HIV.2.An undetectable viral load may decrease the risk for HIV transmission, but certainly does not eliminate... Read more »

are hiv meds making it hard to conceive?

i got pregnant in 2003(when i was 36 and had been hiv pos for 13 years but not on any medication). during my pregnancy my doctor put me on combivir and kaletra and all went well. i decided to stay on therapy even after my baby was born.(my viral...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
The questions you raise are very complex and should be addressed by your Ob/Gyn physician in consultation with a HIV specialist;JLS.... Read more »

are hiv meds making it hard to conceive?

i got pregnant in 2003(when i was 36 and had been hiv pos for 13 years but not on any medication). during my pregnancy my doctor put me on combivir and kaletra and all went well. i decided to stay on therapy even after my baby was born.(my viral...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Women that I have cared for generally have had experienced any increased problems conceiving while on antiretroviral therapy including Kaletra. I haven't seen much really good data on the impact of various regimens on fertility rates so your... Read more »

Touching can hardly infected by HIV?

Do you agree that just simply touching the upper part of the body without any actual sexual intercourse can hardly spread HIV even though the partner might have somevaginal fluid on the body?Please answer. Thanks...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Yes.... Read more »
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