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Partner Law Protection For STI's

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Insertive neg partner just found out receptive partner is positive

So I have been seeing this guy and we believed we were both HIV negative and decided to engage in unprotected sex. We have recently discovered he is positive. We are still awaiting information on his viral load. His last HIV test was a year ago so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to prevent spread of the virus. Your HIV-acquisition risk is significant, but certainly not 100%. The CDC's statistical estimate for the per-act risk of acquiring HIV from insertive anal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected is 6.5 per... Read more »

partners having unprotected sex with different strains (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2011)

when i was diagnosed my doctor told me that i am classified as HIV strain 2 and with cd4 count of 5... Read more »

just found out my partner is hiv+

i am a woman in a heterosexual relationship. i have been with the same man for 6 months. we've... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Exposure to HIV Partner Counseling and Referral Services and Notification of Sexual Partners Among Persons Recently Diagnosed With HIV

... The current cross-sectional, observational study examined recently diagnosed HIV patients' use of client partner notification (CPN), health department partner notification, or other means to inform sex partners of possible HIV exposure, and Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Number of Named Partners and Number of Partners Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection Identified by Persons With Acute Versus Established HIV Infection

...populations, note the current study's authors. They hypothesized that patients acutely infected might be able to identify more named partners than those with established infections. The study analyzed surveillance databases from North Carolina,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alternative Approaches to Partner Notification, Diagnosis, and Treatment: Pharmacists' Perspectives on Proposed Patient Delivered Partner Therapy in New York State, 2007

... "Supported by the American Medical Association, patient delivered partner therapy (PDPT) is becoming legal in many states. For some individuals exposed to sexually transmitted infections [STIs], the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration, Standard and Gendered STI/HIV Risk Behavior, and STI/HIV Diagnosis Among a Clinic-Based Sample of Men

... "The estimated one in three women worldwide victimized by intimate partner violence (IPV) consistently demonstrate elevated [sexually transmitted Read more »
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Neg partner in serodiscordant LTR sking friends

Posted by Lizh1, 2 Replies
...going (mostly!) strong. Though I have disclosed to some friends, but I have nobody to really talk to about being the negative partner in a serodiscordant relationship. There is a difference between being sympathetic and really having lived the... Read more »

My Partner Has HIV

Posted by edney, 4 Replies
...My partner has HIV, we have been very careful and using protection. I have not been tested. How soom should I be tested, he is very cautious Read more »

My partner has aids

Posted by Marcus_Jeff, 1 Reply
Just looking for some support as to how to handle my problem. I feel very overwhelmed at what we are facing as a couple Read more »

My partner is positive but can't tell anyone

Posted by gayguyinsf, 7 Replies
...My partner (in a stable, non-monogamous relationship) simply can't bring himself to tell anyone, even his closest friends, that he is positive Read more »