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Undetectable Status Risk To Others

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Transmission Risks in mixed status couple

I am HIV- and my partner is HIV+. We practise safe sex. There have been new CDC guidelines issued for accidental exposure and HAART therapy. Should I consider HAART prophylaxis if there is condom failure when I am the anal receptive partner? My...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
...of appropriate use of PEP, if it is done within 72 hours after exposure. While a well controlled viral load can reduce the risk of transmission, it does not eliminate the risk. I recommend that you and your partner speak about this with his... Read more »

Recent Exposure Risk and Determining Status ASAP

1 1/2 weeks ago, I had someone with precum present rub his penis into my anus opening. I told him... Read more »

Low Viral Load=Less Risk of Contraction?

Simple question, and you've probably already addressed it, but I can't find it on here: If an HIV+... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Disclosure of HIV Status to Sex Partners and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among HIV-Positive Men and Women, Cape Town, South Africa

...are associated with not disclosing HIV status to sex partners, and non-disclosure is closely associated with HIV transmission risk behaviors. Interventions are needed in South Africa to reduce the AIDS stigma and discrimination and to assist... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...Without treatment, up to 35% of pregnant women with HIV can pass the infection to their newborns. With proper treatment, the risk of passing HIV to newborns drops to 2% (see Fact Sheet 611 .) Artificial insemination, a simple procedure, places... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...Early diagnosis is critical to the prevention of HIV and AIDS. We know that identifying HIV in an individual decreases the risk of him or her infecting somebody else because of behavior modification. 9 HIV treatment also decreases a person's... Read more »
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disclosing status

Posted by matteo, 2 Replies
...but no intercourse, certainly not unprotected. i want to disclose my status, and want to assure him that he has not been at risk. can anyone help me with some advice? well i am disappointed. i thought the title of this forum was... Read more »

undetectable need advice on sex *DELETED*

Posted by caliztony, 2 Replies
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Transmission Risk?

Posted by grcboy77, 1 Reply
...through her jeans. It felt a little damp. About 5 minutes later I thoughtlessly picked a pimple which bled. What is my HIV risk? Read more »

Risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is this considered low risk, very low risk, or no risk? Condom Protected Insertive Oral Sex, with woman of unknown status? Read more »