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DR BOB I've ruined my marriage due to my fear.

Hi Dr Bob I wrote in a while ago concerning a HIV exposure.Just to jog your memory it was where a female friend (known to have unprotected sex with multiple partners)gave me a quick kiss on my open mouth while I had gingivitis and slightly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Welcome back to the forum, but sorry to hear you are still living in fear of HIV, despite your nonexistent HIV risk. Certainly it's possible you have sinusitis. It's an extremely common ailment. What's important to note is that the vast, vast,... Read more »

Anonymous HIV Testing

1: By October, 2007 the CDC will eliminate federal funding for States that endorse the UI testing system to track the HIV/AIDS epidemic. What will happen to anonymous HIV testing sites?2. Are people more likely to get tested if they know that the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...system. The bill also would create penalties for those who do not adhere to the confidentiality rules and would allow anonymous HIV testing in certain locations. The California Senate approved the bill in January (Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report,... Read more »

Marriage

I am 28yrs of age,tested HIV positive April,2005, CD4 256, VL 3.3. I WANTED TO GET MARRIED BEFORE THIS DISCOVERY. DO I STILL GO AHEAD? I AM ON HAART. AT WHAT STAGE OF IMPROVEMENT CAN I MARRY? WHAT ABOUT A CHILD,WILL THE BABY BE INFECTED? OR SHOULD I...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...disease for the rest of their natural lives. YOU MAY WELL LIVE AS LONG AS YOU WERE MEANT TO BEFORE THE HIV CAME ABOUT...As for marriage, I would want to say that many relationships have survived challenges far greater than HIV. It is important... Read more »

Husband recently tested HIV+

We have been happily married for almost 8 years.We have 3 children the youngest being 3 months.A few days ago he found out he was HIV+. I was tested when I was pregnant and it was negative.When we first met he said he never had unprotected sex but...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...other strains of the virus (this is called superinfection). If you are still concerned about him having sex outside of your marriage, then you need to protect yourself from other strains of the virus even if you turn out to be HIV+.I strongly... Read more »
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Indian State Plans to Make HIV Test Mandatory Before Marriage

...make HIV testing mandatory for couples seeking to marry. The proposed bill was brought up after lawmakers underwent voluntary HIV tests as part of an awareness program, the Indian Express newspaper reported. Andhra Pradesh has the highest number... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian State Maharashtra Proposes Mandatory HIV Tests Before Marriage

... A committee of lawmakers in India's Maharashtra state on Wednesday proposed that the state pass a law requiring HIV tests before marriage, The Hindu reports ( The Hindu , 2/1). If approved, the law would be the first of its kind in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India's Roman Catholic Bishops Call for Mandatory HIV Testing Before Marriage

...India's Roman Catholic bishops have called for national legislation requiring couples to undergo HIV testing before obtaining marriage licenses in an effort to prevent HIV transmission, the AP/News24.com reports. The country's 149 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Government of Goa, India Plans to Require Mandatory HIV Testing for Couples Before Marriage

...western India state of Goa on Friday announced that it plans to amend the Goa Public Health Act to require couples registering for marriage to be screened for HIV, the Goa Herald reports ( Goa Herald , 3/17). If either or both individuals... Read more »
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Marriage

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
...hell is this rashes now. And my fiancee had aphthae in here mounth.Why or what are those symphtoms? im in stres before the marriage!!!! Read more »

Marriage

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
...the hell is this rashes now. And my fiancee had aphthae in here mounth.Why or what are those symphtoms? im in stres before the marriage!!!! Read more »

Do they screen pregnant woman for hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hello, i don't know what to do . My ex husband has hiv and got his girlfriend pregnant. He told me he was being careful and I just tried to stay out of their lives. Well, now she is pregnant and DOES NOT know his status...... He won't tell her... Read more »

Got my HIV test...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...illnesses, as did my mom, sis, and stepdad. My mom still has the sore throat too and she has had no unprotected sez outside of marriage. My throat is only mildly sore on the left side and my lymph nodes are not swollen and do not hurt anywhere... Read more »