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Risk Of Unprotected Sex Between Hiv Positive Persons

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What are the risks of unprotected sex if both HIV positive

My partner and I about 6 months ago engaged in a three way sexual experience. That was the only sexual expirence that both of us had outside our realtionship. We both contracted HIV from that three way. I was wondering do him and I need to start...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
A response to a similar question was posted yesterday. See "Risk of unprotected sex between HIV+ persons" (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q46932.qna).The fact that you were both infected by the same person may or may... Read more »

is there treatment for someone who just had unprotected sex with hiv person?

is there any preventive treatment for someone who just had sex with a positive person?... Read more »
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Disclosure of HIV Status to Sex Partners and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among HIV-Positive Men and Women, Cape Town, South Africa

"The HIV epidemic continues to amplify in southern Africa and there is a growing need for HIV prevention interventions among people who have tested HIV-positive," the authors wrote in introducing the current study. Anonymous surveys were completed... Read more »
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Study Estimates HIV Is Transmitted During 1 in 900 Acts of Unprotected Heterosexual Sex

A person living with HIV will transmit the virus, on average, once out of every 900 acts of unprotected heterosexual sex. At least, this is the estimate based on a study of mixed-status couples in Africa , published on Jan. 11 in the Journal of... Read more »
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Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

Introduction Guest Panelists Language and Homophobia: What Are We Talking About When We Talk About "Barebacking"? Prevalence: How Widespread Is Unprotected Sex Among Gay Men? Motivations: Why Would Gay Men Put Themselves at Risk? ... Read more »
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working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
Hello.. I hope this is not an ignorant question but here goes.. two part question.. Part one.. I just found out my co-worker is hiv positive.. he is healthy thank god.. and i really like him but I admit I am VERY uncomfortable at work.. we both chew... Read more »

FRIEND WITH AIDS HAVING UNPROTECTED SEX !!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Help I have a friend that is having sex with several people, some married, some very young and that are also dating women with children. He has aids and is suppose to be on meds but is choosing not to take them. He acts like theres nothing wrong... Read more »

Unprotected Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Okay, here's a loaded subject. My partner has HIV & I don't. We use a condom during sex MOST of the time. Sometimes though, we both just want to forget he has HIV. We want the intimacy and closeness we had pre-diagnosis. It's during these... Read more »

Symptoms from unprotected sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi,

Any advice is much appreciated. Let me give you the history:

9 weeks ago I had my first man / man experience and am scared I may have contracted HIV. The guy I was with and I discussed at length his HIV status and he told me he was negative. ... Read more »