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Oral Sex With No Protection Afraid I Have AIDS

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afraid even if protected sex with hiv husband

My husband is hiv positive and I am defenitely hiv negative, I finished all the check up, Praise the God.But my question is I am not ready to do sex with my husband, I am very afraid I dont know how I can survive without sex I have four small...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thank you for your question.This is one of the most dificult aspects of living with HIV. This is a decision that only you can make along with your sexual partner.Some things that may help:1) Is your husband on medication to treat HIV, and if so, is... Read more »

protected sex with sex worker and afraid

Mr. Kull,I am a deeply concerned 18 year old male who had sex oral and vaginal (protected) sex with... Read more »

I had protected sex wit prostitute but i'm still afraid

few days ago i had protected sex with a prostitute. it was oral and virginal sex. i used the condom... Read more »
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ACRIA and GMHC

HIV NEG UB2: Does Serosorting Protect You?

Safer sex is a gay, grass-roots invention.In fact, just about everybehavioral technique used in theU.S. to stop or slow the spread ofHIV was invented and first practiced bygay men. These techniques were consideredrisky by the public health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Red Cross Targets Sex Industry Workers With HIV/AIDS Education and Protection

Female and male sex industry workers and their customers in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., are the targets of an American Red Cross HIV prevention project. For about eight years, ARC HIV/AIDS outreach workers have hit city streets in an agency van during warm... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Requirement That AIDS Groups Sign Pledge Against Sex Work "Sabotages" Those It Aims to Protect, Editorial Says

Although the Bush administration's pledge to spend $15 billion over five years to fight HIV/AIDS worldwide is "admirable," the administration's policy requiring groups receiving those funds to pledge to oppose commercial sex work and sex... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Gel Shown to Protect Anal Tissue From HIV

New research presented at the 18th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston, Feb. 27-March 2, shows that a gel containing tenofovir may help prevent HIV when used rectally. The gel containing Gilead Sciences Inc.'s... Read more »
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afraid to test

Posted by shadesofgrey, 2 Replies
well like so many on this board i am driving myself crazy. 2 years ago had a neg hiv status, had some encounters all anal were with condoms and i even tested for leaks afterwards had oral a couple of time(receptive)but only for about 15 seconds, no... Read more »

so afraid

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Though I know no-one can tell me what I really want to hear, I am hoping someone can help to alleviate my severe anxiety somewhat, or perhaps just confirm my worst fears.

I am a married, in-the-closet bi-sexual. I contained my gay feelings for 14... Read more »

Still Afraid... What Do I Do?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I posted several days ago... one of the MANY questioners about the risk of kissing someone who MAY be HIV+. I have read all of the posts by Dr. Reznick and Mr. Kull and know that the chances of infection are not high.... (contact was not deep or... Read more »

Help! Protected vaginal sex

Posted by HannahZ, 1 Reply
Hi! First time posting and scared to death.

I am a young woman who was recently engaged in a serious relationship with a man in a developing nation. We were not sexual (aside from fingering and one occasion of him giving me oral sex) until the day... Read more »