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Unprotected sex (SWISS REPORT)

I am currently working as a Community Health Educator...I work directly with MSM and PWP clients on individual level interventions. The goal is to have MSM and PWP implement risk reduction practices in their sexual behaviors. One of the greatest...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello MM,Seroconcordant partners practicing unprotected penetrative sex are placing themselves at risk for STDs, including possible dual HIV infection, as you point out. However, there is no evidence to suggest they are compromising their health in... Read more »
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Statement Regarding Findings of the Swiss Government on the Transmissibility of HIV Infection by HIV-Positive People Receiving Antiretroviral Treatment

In February 2008, the Swiss AIDS Commission reported on the results of studies suggesting that HIV positive individuals receiving effective antiretroviral treatment do not appear to be at significant risk of transmitting the virus to their... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Swiss HIV Cohort Study Reports Hepatitis C Transmitted During Sexual Contact

This article was reported by HealthCanal . HealthCanal reported on a Swiss study showing that hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is transmitted by sexual contact as well as in blood. Researchers at the University Hospital Zurich compared the... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Cancers, Liver Failure and Other Problems Now Leading Causes of Death in Swiss HIV Study

The hallmark of AIDS is an array of life-threatening infections and cancers. Fortunately, with the arrival of potent combination anti-HIV therapy (commonly called ART or HAART) in most high-income countries in 1996, deaths due to AIDS-related causes... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Than One-Third of HIV-Positive MSM in UK Having Unprotected Sex, Study Says

More than one-third of HIV-positive men who have sex with men in the United Kingdom continue to have unprotected sex, according to a study published on Tuesday in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections , AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. For the... Read more »
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Timed, Unprotected Sex to Get Pregnant

Posted by CSS, 3 Replies
I posted my story on another thread about magnetic/serodiscordant couples trying to have a baby, but since it was so long and the thread was pretty old, I thought I'd start a new one. Plus, I'd really like to hear folks' opinion on the matter.

I'm an... Read more »

Unprotected sex between HIV+ partners

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all. First, I'm truly grateful to find this site - it was recommended by my doctor.

My question is this: what is the current thinking about bareback sex between HIV+ partners?

My doctor says what we've heard about "superinfection" is a myth. What... 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. I... Read more »