Odds Of Contracting Hiv With An Infected Partner

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Afraid of Contracting HIV from My Positive Partner

My partner has recently been diagnosed with HIV. I love him a great deal and we've always been safe. Recently I've given a lot of thought to my own status but can't come to grips with getting tested. I am scared to death. As a result I've been...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
...You are not alone in fearing HIV from a positive partner, and in my experience (and as you can see from questions in this forum) the HIV+ person usually fears this just as much - sometimes Read more »

Afraid of Contracting HIV from my Positive Partner

My partner has recently been diagnosed with HIV. I love him a great deal and we've always been... Read more »

Throat Gonorrhea and HIV risk

Hi Dr BobThanks for your answer regarding oral sex, poppers and alcohol from a few days ago. I was... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Personnel Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 38% to 44% of all adults in the United States have been tested for HIV and that between 16 and 22 million... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...culture has both negative (engaging in behaviors that increase the risk for HIV infection) and positive (communicating with partners about practicing safer sex) effects on the health behaviors of Hispanics/Latinos. Socioeconomic factors such as... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...including: Limited access to health care due to lack of insurance and/or transportation Unstable housing Fear of partner (domestic) violence Other responsibilities such as child care or caring for a sick partner ... Read more »
The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

...emotional scars. While most domestic violence involves men assaulting women, it can also involve men assaulting their male partners, or women assaulting their male or female partners. Domestic violence is more common in the lesbian community... Read more »
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HIV Poz bttm needs sexual advice...

Posted by calmNconnected, 4 Replies
...Hey guys, I tested poz in March 2009. Since then, I have recently gotten into a relationship. I let my partner know and he was little hestiant but became okay with it. What a relief, its seems he was a gift sent to me. Anyway, my question Read more »

Am I infected?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 2 Replies
...fact that she told me that guys usually dont ask to put on a condom, meaning that she has had unprotected sex with multiple partners in the past. Assuming the worst (that she is HIV+ and she inserted my penis into her vagina at some point before... Read more »

Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...make things even worse by possibly getting this girl pregnant). I saw my doctor, and she said it's less likely for a guy to contractHIV from a girl -- in other words, not nearly as likely as it is for a girl to contractHIV from a guy via... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...unprotected sex once with a person ( women) of unkown status, and you were of good health but uncircumsized. what are your chances of contracting hiv and would it matter if she had used coke or other drugs, would that effect my testing windeow... Read more »
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