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Mixed Status Couples Hiv

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Transmission of HIV in mixed HIV status, heterosexual couple

My husband is HIV+ and was probably infected circa 5 years ago. We did not know of his infection until this month, and so had unprotected sex on at least 20 occasions in the five years. My recent HIV tests have been negative, and we are no longer...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Not every HIV exposure leads to HIV transmission. Thankfully! For instance, the CDC's estimated per-act risk of acquiring HIV from unprotected Read more »

Sex During Period - Mixed Status Couple

Hello, I am + and my husband is negative. We have sex regularly and always use a condom.I recently... Read more »

What percent does mix couples have on staying HIV-

My hubby came back from prison 5 years later hiv+ iam - We practise safe sex but a condom... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...Couples with one person who is HIV-positive and one who is HIV-negative are sometimes called "serodiscordant" or "mixed serostatus". "Sero-" refers to blood serum. "Serostatus" refers to whether someone has HIV infection or not. HIV isn't the... Read more »
Body Positive

Mixed-HIV Status Couples: Navigating the Challenges of Everyday Life

...and Luis also know that the couple's life together is profoundly influenced by another factor: They are a couple of mixed-HIV status, Luis has been HIV-positive for over eight years. He is 41 years old. Cindy, who is 38, is HIV-negative. "Where... Read more »
Body Positive

Mixed HIV Status Couples

...HIV-negative. However, many partners in such "serodiscordant" relationships find that they connect not due to their mixed HIV status, but rather in spite of it. Following is a dialogue between Body Positive Magazine contributor José-María... Read more »
Body Positive

Research With Couples of Mixed HIV Status

...the couple as a unit, rather than with each individual in isolation. This is especially true when helping couples of mixed HIV status (couples with one HIV-positive partner and one HIV-negative partner, also called HIV "serodiscordant"... Read more »
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Starting a Network for Mixed Status Couples in NYC

Posted by mamaG, 2 Replies
...I live in Brooklyn and am interested in starting a network in New York City for mixed status couples, particularly male-female couples, where we can share resources and information, support each other and possibly even Read more »

Study on Mixed status couples

Posted by Anonymous
...Mixed-Status Couples (one HIV+ and one HIV- partner) Are you in a heterosexual, gay, or lesbian "mixed status" relationship -- a relationship Read more »

Condom Breakage

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...inch.So that side was bare but very dry without any fluids.I am very concerned and I don`t know how risky it was for contracting HIV.Do you think that a condom was still some kind of protection??? Has anybody had a similar experience??All... Read more »

HIV and pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My friend and I want to have a baby but he's HIV+ and I'm not can we still do this without me contracting HIV? I don't know what is out there medically Read more »