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My Husband Is Hiv Positive

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My husband is HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My husband is HIV+. I am negative and would like to communicate with people in a similar situation. Thanks

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My husband just tested positive for HIV

Posted by hpngandpryng, 1 Reply
Thank you all for the encouragement. I do love him, I always have and always will. He started treatment immediately, and had his first round of follow up blood work, but I don't think he's had his next round and I think he has blown off his next... Read more »

HIV Positive Husband

Posted by Anonymous
Eight months ago, I discovered that I am HIV positive. I have likely had this disease for about five years. Currently, I'm taking meds. Since this discovery, my wife and I had not had sexual intercourse. I am terrified of giving this to her -- even... Read more »

husband of 12 yrs positive

Posted by abitsad
My regards 2 every1..,
My life changed 11/19/09 when my husband was told he was hiv positive in the ER. We thought he had the flu.., I too was tested & am negative, will retest again in 3 months. A few wks later he became ill & now has... Read more »

my husband just tested positive

Posted by hpngandpryng, 11 Replies
My husband of 26 years just tested positive for HIV. I don't know what else to say. I'm struggling with so many emotions right now, I don't know which end is up. I sat there in the Dr's office and held his hand - I talked him through the shock... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Is my husband really HIV positive?

I really want to know if my husband is HIV positive,if there is a possibility of wrong diagnosis. My husband was diagnosed of HIV around April of 2001. His viralload was less than...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
I presume your husband was diagnosed based upon his antibody testing. I am unsure about your husbands viral testing since you mention that he had a viral load when diagnosed that was <1000 copies/mL, which implies that he had some detectable... Read more »

Help! Who do I talk to Im so alone, my husband is HIV positive

In March I found out by accident that my husband of 10 years is HIV positive. He says he only found out in Jan and has been on ARV medication. He insists he hasn't been unfaithful, and says the clinic says that it has been lying dormant. I...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. I am sorry to hear about your difficult situation. It is significant that you have remained negative and I haven't heard of the virus lying dormant for 10 years. However, knowing with certainty the circumstances of your... Read more »

My husband is HIV POSITIVE border line Aids

My husband was diagnosed with HIV May 5th of 08, his already full blon aids. I am terrefied for myself he was always unfaithfull and careless about getting help and treatment he always blamed all his problems on his prexcisting condititon...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You didn't mention when you had your HIV test. If your HIV test is negative 3 months after your last exposure, then you should have no concern about having HIV. The HIV tests are extremely sensitive and highly reliable.... Read more »

My husband is hiv positive am negative and pregnant

My husband tested hiv positive while am negative. My pregnancy is abt 24week. How long is the window period. Am so scared. I love him so much....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for your post.Sorry to hear about your husband's diagnosis, but congratulations on your pregnancy.We typically recommend HIV testing for 3 months after an exposure, though in the case of pregnancy centers will continue to monitor... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Woman Sues Drug Company for Failing to Warn Husband About Risk of Contracting HIV-2 in Company's Lab

The Maryland Court of Appeals on Monday heard arguments in a case in which an HIV-positive Maryland woman sued the pharmaceutical company Pharmacia &amp; Upjohn for not providing sufficient warning her husband -- a former lab technician at... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Large Percentage of HIV-Positive Women in Arab Countries Contracted Virus From Their Husbands, UNDP Regional Coordinator Says

About 80% of HIV-positive women in the Middle East contracted the virus from their husbands, Saeed Al Zenari, United Nations Development Programme regional coordinator for HIV/AIDS programs, said Monday at a conference aimed at encouraging... Read more »
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 »

Free as a Bird and HIV-Positive

It was May, 1998, a warm and sunny day. She enjoyed a steak, and went with her husband to her first hockey game at Madison Square Garden. That's how Joan Rogan remembers her first day out of prison after being incarcerated in New York State for two... Read more »