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My Boyfriend Possibly Infected Me With Hiv

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Worried About Possible HIV Infection From Boyfriend

I met my boyfriend over a year ago and we started an active sexual relationship, I then found out that he used to be into drugs, although mainly cocaine and escatsy, but he did on several occasions inject heroin. About 2 years ago, he got very sick...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
Given your boyfriend's history, I would strongly recommend that both of you have HIV testing.... Read more »

IsSafe sex with HIV+ boyfriend possible?

I am a female with a heterosexual HIV+ boyfriend and we would like to have safe - condom protected... Read more »

My HIV+ boyfriend is really scared of infecting me

Hi, I am 25 year-old woman and I am in a relationship with a man who is HIV positive. We really... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV's Hidden Victims -- More Latina Immigrants Are Being Infected, Often by Husbands or Boyfriends

Latinas are increasingly at risk of HIV infection, often by husbands or boyfriends who secretly inject drugs or have sex with men, studies find. At the end of June last year, 30 percent of all California women with HIV were Latina, resulting in an... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Quest for an Effective HIV Vaccine Presents New Possibilities, Challenges

A vaccine that prevents HIV infection remains an important goal in the fight against AIDS, but the current top HIV vaccine candidates may not work in this way, say scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Possible Clues Found to Why HIV Vaccine Showed Modest Protection

Insights into how the first vaccine ever reported to modestly prevent HIV infection in people might have worked were published online today in the New England Journal of Medicine . Scientists have found that among adults who received the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinion: End of Pediatric AIDS Possible With Coordinated Efforts by Governments, Local Communities, Other Partners

"Eliminating new pediatric HIV infections will take coordinated efforts by national governments, local communities, and external partners," Chip Lyons, president and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), writes in the ... Read more »
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Fears of infecting my boyfriend.

Posted by DS86, 7 Replies
I have been positive for over two years now. I met my boyfriend a year and two months ago. We have a typical relationship, we love each other but have ups and downs. I fear that my sexual desire has been lessened because of being infected and I also... Read more »

Extremely worried about possible HIV infection

Posted by bulrtwr, 2 Replies
Hey all,
I have been possibly exposed to HIV last month and I have been developing weird symptoms. I had unprotected vaginal sex but he did not ejaculate inside me. Of course I am aware that the chances of infection has gone down but there are... Read more »

possible infection

Posted by ubuntu, 1 Reply
Hi to everyone. I'm 29-year old male. Last February 20 me and my friends got drunk and we go ourselves prostitutes. Being so drunk, i never got to wear a condom. After 3 days i felt feverish and lightheaded. It went on for weeks. I also had hard... Read more »