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Serodiscordant Couples Unprotected Sex

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Different test results for a couple married for yrs with unsafe sex

My husband 37 and I 30 have been married for 11. In 2003, I was diagnosed with HIV during my pregnancy. My daughter (7) is HIV negetive. My husband and I have been having unprotected sex since we met. All his tests results are negetive.How is this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...dude! Please note not all HIV exposures lead to HIV transmission. However, if you are indeed HIV infected, every time he has unsafe sex with you he's playing a dangerous game of sexual Russian Roulette.I would advise you both read through the... Read more »

Unprotected Sex for Magnetic Couple

I am a hetrosexual male. Two part question.As a male, is it correct that I can transmit HIV only... Read more »

unsafe sex on a poz couple

We are a Portuguese 30 y/Dutch 40y gay HIV positive monogamous couple. We never had unprotected sex... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swiss Report on Sex Stirs Controversy at Mexico Conference

...City. The scientists presented their study, first released in January, which suggests serodiscordant couples can safely have unprotected sex provided the HIV-infected partner is responding successfully to antiretroviral therapy, has an... Read more »
The Body PRO

IAS 2007 Study Summaries: An Interview With Pietro Vernazza, M.D.

...are giving a treatment for two thirds of the couples. About one third, or 40%, will get a baby. But the rest will do it [have unprotected sexual intercourse in order to conceive] by themselves. We were sort of accepting that a major group of... Read more »
The Body

Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...a connection to another person. And it ties very much with what Walt was saying about the intimacy and the emotion aspect of unsafe sex. And so I think that the rates of depression among gay men, and the rates of substance use -- I think that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unsafe Sex Common Among Female Drug Users With HIV

...it may also play an important role in reducing the continued spread of HIV from infected women to others." The full report, " Unprotected Sex Among HIV-Positive Injection Drug-Using Women and Their Serodiscordant Male Partners: Role of Personal... Read more »
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Looking for +/- couple trying to conceive 4 story

Posted by Poppy
...available to serodiscordant couples. She hopes to speak with couples who have had a variety of experiences conceiving...from timed unprotected sex to IVF with sperm washing. The magazine requires that all persons contributing to the story must... Read more »

Timed, Unprotected Sex to Get Pregnant

Posted by CSS, 3 Replies
...now, we've been trying to have a baby. We tried three months of timed (until the last month, when we added a few extra tries), unprotected sex in the beginning, but then decided to switch to donor sperm and IUIs (intrauterine insemination). I... Read more »

please help me, answer my question please!!!!!

Posted by nightsunami, 2 Replies
I had a situation of little risk, insertive oral sex, but nevertheless I have the inflamed ganlios of the neck and am scared of to have had vih. that they think of my case?what do you think??' i needed read some answer whith us...thanks Read more »

Oral Sex...please respond!

Posted by vbguy1818, 2 Replies
Ok so I have given oral sex to a number of guys (I would say about 10) for the last two years. Ive always asked these guys if they are disease free. They all say yes. My question is what are the chances I could have contracted HIV or something. ... Read more »