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Partner Is Hiv Positive And I'm Negative

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My partner is HIV positive and I am negative

Good Day,My partner and I just did our HIV tests. He is positive and I am negative. We have been together for 7 years and have not been using protection. Do I need to worry that I have HIV and it will only show after sometime or am I somehow lucky...
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. It's impossible to say when your partner seroconverted which would affect how long you have been at risk. In the US it is the standard to test up to six months after exposure with someone who is HIV positive. At that... Read more »

My partner & his partners are HIV positive. I'm negative, how come?

Dear Doctor,I'm a ugandan I live in Uganda. In August 2001 I started a relationship with a man... Read more »

my partner is hiv positive and i'm negative.

What are the chances of me being infected if my partner's viral load is not detectable? His... Read more »
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HIV Positive for HIV Positive (or HIV Negative, Too)

Josh Kruger When I first seroconverted, I tried to serosort -- to have sex exclusively with men who were also HIV positive. Then, I realized how much it limited my relationships. Like life in general, the longer you live with HIV, the more... Read more »
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One Positive, One Negative: Both Happy

The technical name is "serodiscordant" relationship. The term many people prefer is "magnetic" -- one HIV-positive partner, one HIV-negative partner. Either way, it's a unique relationship, with special blessings and uncommon pitfalls. Ninety... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Injection Serosorting Occurring Among HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users? Comparison by Injection Partner's HIV Status

"Research needs to build evidence for the roles that HIV status of injection partners may or may not play in injection risk behaviors of injection drug users (IDUs)," the authors wrote in introducing the current study. Using baseline data from a... Read more »
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Zero HIV Infections Seen Through Condomless Sex When HIV-Positive Partner Is on Effective Treatment

Zero cases of HIV transmission were observed in mixed-status couples when the HIV-positive partner was on treatment with a viral load below 200, according to a study presented by Alison Rodger, M.D., at CROI 2014 in Boston. However, the result comes... Read more »
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One partner Positive, One negative

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I would appreciate communicating with someone who is in hetrosexual relationship where one member is hiv+ and one hiv-. New to this don't know where to start for information. Would also appreciate e-mails.




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For anyone HIV+ with a negative partner.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My question is for anyone in a relationship where they are HIV+ and their partner is negative, or vice versa.
How do you keep you or your partner protected? Do you abstain from intercourse period or just always practice safe sex? What about... Read more »

How to protect your partner when you are dating someone who is not HIV Positive?

Posted by pozlady, 3 Replies
Are there any other measures that are important besides the use of condoms that one should take when dating someone who is not HIV Positive?
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A Negative Partner

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My partner found out he was positive a week into our relationship, I have regular checks and am negative.

Can anyone please tell me if there are any support groups for HIV negative people who have a positive partner?

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