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Talking To Your Partner About Herpes

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

Table of Contents Introduction The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself Related Info Sheets by The Well Project Introduction HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discusswith their children. However it is important that all families have thisdiscussion. There are many reasons you may want to discuss HIV and AIDS withyour children: you...
Ask the Experts

Big Worry + How to deal with a Partner reluctant to talk about HIV

Dearest Dr Bob,In December I wrote just to compliment you on your work - little did I know that I would need your advice shortly after...!I (female) have since madly fallen in love with a man and unfortunately I tend to lose my brain when I'm...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You're not alone in losing self control when cupid's arrow strikes, or when one's had too may cosmopolitans, or when someone is just damn horny. We are all human. That means we all make mistakes, even yours truly! The important... 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 as of 2007 and now 1095 of october 2010...i have a partner and the doctor told him that his HIV 1 & 2 strain and not taking medications yet...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Even between two HIV positives, unprotected sex remains risky business. Yes, it is possible to acquire a second more virulent or resistant strain of HIV by having bareback sex with another HIVer. (See below.) You report you decided to have... Read more »

trust in partner

WHAT IF I'VE BEEN WITH MY PARTNER FOR A YEAE. I LOVE AND TRUST HIM SO I WANT KNOW IF IT'S OK TO HAVE SEX WITH HIM UNPROTECTED. AND LET HIM EJACULATE IN ME....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Love and trust will not protect you against HIV and other STDs. It is important to talk to each other about STDs, before you stop using condoms. He may have been infected with an STD before the two of you got... Read more »

Partners infected together - both being HIV Positive

What are the risks of two partners being HIV positve and having unsafe sex together? Is it possible for an infected person to be reinfected with a different strain of the virus? My partner and I perform all sex acts in this way. Please let us know...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
This is a very good question. If 2 HIV positive people have unprotected sex with one another, and they re-infect one another, there would definetely be a health risk involved for several reasons.First, if you have one strain of the virus, and your... Read more »
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i am infected? if how do talk to my partner

Posted by hm35depressed, 2 Replies
have all the symptoms of ars. will be tested but how do i talk to the girl i was sleeping with regularly? I believe that i was infected by an older woman weeks earlier. what are the odds of girlfreind getting infected if i slept with her a week... Read more »

Your partner has HIV+ & you don't? Talk to me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My husband and I have been married for 8 years, we have a 7 year old daughter. My husband was diagnosed in July with HIV and PCP. He has since been diagnosed with AIDS. I've tested negative twice since. We're working through it but it's hard. I'm... Read more »

let's talk about herpes!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i never experienced herpes before all this, and i am still not sure this is what it is. painful cracks at the corners of my mouth from time to time, weird little scabby things inside my nose, now whitish looking scabby things at inner labia area and... Read more »

Hey i'm 13 and i wanted to talk to anybody...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
so what you need is what you get. i think that i am a good talking partner.
so chat!!!! :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)

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