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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

... Serodiscordant Couples What Are the 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
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Mixed Status Couple - Broken Condom

I'm HIV positive and my husband is not. We have been together for 9 years now and fortunately broken condoms are not common. But yesterday we had sex and it broke, now, we know the risk is very low for him (i'm undetectetable, etc) but he has a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...exposure was within 72 hours. A full course of PEP is 28 days. Chances are your HIV specialist would be willing to prescribe the medication, follow your husband during his PEP treatment and arrange for post-PEP follow-up HIV testing. Good luck to... Read more »

Condom Failure in Mixed Status Couple

Male positive, female negative partners use condoms for vaginal intercourse 100% of the time. Statistically, sooner or later there will be a condom failure. Is there any appropriate action to take at that time, such as douching, etc. and with...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
...called Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP), also known as Post-Exposure Treatment (PET). This essentially involves taking antiviral medication to prevent infection from occuring when you have been "exposed" to the virus. Please read more details... Read more »

Mixed status couple - mouth ulcers

Hello, I'd be grateful if you could answer this question. I am HIV+, on meds and healthy. My partner was tested for HIV about 10 9 years ago and was negative. Since my diagnosis 1 year ago he has not been re-tested, too difficult for him as the...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
First off, I am not a medical doctor and besides only a doctor who can see and talk to the person be truly helpful in trying to diagnose the problem. With that said, my understanding is that mouth ulcers are a very "non-specific" symptom. That is... Read more »

flumist in mixed status couples

Hi:I am in a relationship with a poz guy and i am currently negagive in status. I've always in the past recieved a flu shot, bu thtis year, with the shortage, that can't happen. I've considered the option of the flumust vaccine. I know its not...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Should you or your partner develop flu symptoms, be sure to contact your physician as soon as possible, since there are effective medications to treat influenza (and possibly decrease the risk of subsequent transmission). Thanks for reading. BY Read more »
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Research With Couples of Mixed HIV Status

...All couples face challenges to the development and maintenance of their relationship. When helping a couple address their relationship difficulties, Read more »
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Mixed-HIV Status Couples: Navigating the Challenges of Everyday Life

...they live with Cindy's twelve-year-old daughter in a quiet town. To most observers, their most obvious difference from other couples is that Luis is Latin American. He is a native of Colombia living in a location with relatively few latinos and... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, October 26, 2010

... "Hot Topics" Library Change/Update Subscription Living With HIV/AIDS Mixed-Status Couples HIV/AIDS Treatment & Side Effects Other Health Issues & HIV/AIDS Understanding HIV/AIDS Labs ... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, August 10, 2010

...2010 Visit the Forums "Hot Topics" Library Change/Update Subscription Mixed-Status Couples Beyond HIV/AIDS Medications Living With HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS Treatment & Side Effects ... Read more »
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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 with Read more »

other poz women in mixed status relationships?

Posted by artemis, 10 Replies
...hi ~ i am new here. i am 29, female, poz, with a neg guy for the last couple years. it is such a journey. we do a pretty good job at staying open with our communication and sometimes the hiv feels like Read more »

I need input from mixed status couples!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...Hi!, I'm a nursing student and I'm putting tigether a workshop for gay men in mixed HIV status relationships. Could anyone who is involved with someone of opposite status give me your opinions on the unique Read more »

negative in love with positive

Posted by crepuscular, 6 Replies
...her... can anyone recommend a book that I could get with information about HIV, safe sex practices, and general questions about "mixed status" partnerships? digging through forums for answers to specific questions is time-consuming and tiresome.... Read more »