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Safe Sex With A Hiv Positive Person

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Anal Sex & HIV Positive, is it safe?The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

I am HIV+ with very low T-cells (11) and moderately low viral load (18,000). I have been having anal sex with my partner who wears a condom. There is some bleeding after having sex -- my partner is concerned that it isn't safe for me. Is it...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. There is no simple answer to this question. There would potentially be arisk to you if any infectious diseases (especially bacterial infections) wereto gain an access to your bloodstream while you were actively... Read more »

Is it safe to have unprotected sex with the same person who I infected

Me and my wife are 61 years of age being infected in 2004. Can I have unprotected sex with only my... Read more »

Positive couple ans safe sex

What is the risk obtained by two positive persons havng unprotected sex. Is there cross infection... Read more »
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The Positive Project: First Person Stories From HIV-Positive People

Most Recent Video September 2012: Cecilia Cecilia is a transgender woman, originally from China, who has been living with HIV for 18 years. A former substance abuser and survivor of assault, she shares the story of how stigma drove her away from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: HIV/AIDS Data Prompt New Warning on Safe Sex

State Health Officer Dr. Jeannette Young said Queensland logged a record-high number of HIV/AIDS cases in 2009. New data show 178 people were diagnosed with HIV/AIDS last year, up from 166 cases in 2008. That represents a rate of 4.1 per 100,000... Read more »
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First Person: Thembi Ngubane: Mother, Activist, South African ... and Proof Positive That You Can Thrive With HIV

By Erika Nelson Listen to Audio (37 min.) Download Audio This podcast is a part of the series This Positive Life . To subscribe to this series, click here . About Thembi Age: 23 ... Read more »
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food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when I noticed that they have a sore on their... Read more »

Is Oral Sex Safe--NO!!!!

Posted by fdjk3, 2 Replies
I just read "Study: HIV Infection from Receptive Oral Sex is Rare" http://www.thebody.com/bp/oct01/prev_conf.html
It implies that the risk from oral sex is zero. I know from firsthand experience that this is not true. I got HIV through oral sex. For... Read more »

Positive Singles, New Totally FREE HIV dating and HIV Personals Site.

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how safe is safe sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies




I've read on reliable websites (webmd.com) that using a latex condom is 98-100 effective in preventing HIV infection. Has anyone ever been infected with HIV after having protected sex where there was no break or slips in the condom? Is it safe to... Read more »