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Unprotected Sex With Positive Partner

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Unprotected Sex with Positive Partner

I have been in a relationship for a year with an HIV infected partner. We are both almost 30 and feel our relationship is healthy and in a great place. A few months ago I decided not to use condems anymore. We talked a lot about it, but I just...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
...continue to enjoy your "safer" sex. For most people, sex is much more pleasurable when there is little anxiety. The choice is ultimately up to you. Just know that there is risk involved if you decide to abandon condoms altogether. Read more »

having anal unprotected sex with positive partner

I recently had sex with a positive partner. I didn't know he was til about a week later. During sex... Read more »

RISK OF UNPROTECTED SEX WITH AN HIV POSITIVE PARTNER

mY HUSBAND TOLD ME 3 WEEKS AFTER MARRIAGE HE WAS hiv POSITIVE 3 MONTHS OF UNPROTECTED SEX HE IS... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Alcohol Use and Unprotected Sex With Non-Regular Partners: Evidence From Wine Shops in Chennai, India

...use and the outcome of unprotected intercourse with non-regular partners. Forty-three percent of the respondents reported any unprotected sex with non-regular partners, and 24 percent reported four or more recent sexual partners. More than 85... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High-Risk Sex Partner Increases STD Risk

... A partner's sexual risk behaviors were more predictive of STDs than an individual's own sexual activities, a recent study found. The researchers, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unsafe Sex With Casual Partners and Quality of Life Among HIV-Infected Gay Men: Evidence From a Large Representative Sample of Outpatients Attending French Hospitals (ANRS-EN12-VESPA)

...HIV-infected gay men." They sought to examine the influences of lifestyle characteristics and health-related quality of life (HRQL) on unsafe sex with casual partners in a representative sample of HIV-positive gay men in France. A 2003 national... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Association Between "Safer Sex Fatigue" and Rectal Gonorrhea Is Mediated by Unsafe Sex With Casual Partners Among HIV-Positive Homosexual Men

...fatigue were more likely to be positive for RG -- an association mediated by unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) with casual partners. "Addressing safer sex fatigue might help prevent UAI with casual partners and possibly also RG among... Read more »
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Unprotected sex between HIV+ partners

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 are your doctors saying about this?... Read more »

positive partners *DELETED*

Posted by colors_of_life, 1 Reply
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Please help! I had sex with positive male.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hi All, My risk was unprotected sex with a positive partner and the condom broke. One week after the exposure, I had diarreha for a couple of days and then it went Read more »

Scared and Mad

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am 16 days from a possible exposure. The only thing I know is that I know nothing about the man that I had sex with. That is what makes it possible. I am scared to death and have no clue how I can continue to be this panicked for a minimum of 3... Read more »