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What Happens If You Have Sex With An Hiv Carrier

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Inactive HBV carrier having unprotected sex with active HBV carrier

Hello Doctor.I am a HBV inactive carrier with HBs Ag+, HBe Ag-, HBV DNA(PCR)=4055 copies/mL, ALT and AST are within normal.I want to have unprotected sex with my new girlfriend who is an active HBV carrier with 100s of millions of copies/mL. We went...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I personally would be concerned about this. In HIV, for example, we know that patients can be "superinfected" with another strain of virus. I would be concerned that the same thing could happen in this situation that you describe.... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone... Read more »

HBV-Inactive Carrier, Unanswered questions

Dear Doc,I have recently been been diagonised with chronic HBV ( I was applying for an overseas... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: M.D.s Oppose Jail for Unsafe Sex by HIV Carriers

Canadians living with HIV should no longer face a possible prison sentence for failing to disclose their infection to sexual partners, British Columbia health experts said in a new editorial. People with HIV, unlike people with other STDs, are being... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Three HIV Carriers Held on Risk Fear

Department of Health figures show three HIV-positive people have been detained in Victoria in the past two years for repeatedly failing to change behaviors that put others at risk of infection. One person was detained from January to September 2009,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Korea Reports Highest Annual Increase in AIDS Virus Carriers in 2005

South Korea recorded 680 new HIV infections last year, its highest-ever annual increase since the nation's first diagnosis in 1985, health officials said Monday. That brings the total number of South Koreans known to have HIV to 3,829, 721 of whom... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Poll: Israelis Still Avoid Social Contact With HIV Carriers

The Israeli public still stigmatizes people with HIV/AIDS, with 48 percent of respondents in a new Israel AIDS Task Force poll saying they would not go to a dentist who also treats such patients, and 53 percent demanding that carriers make their... Read more »
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What happened to Ryan Kull

Posted by tommo_from_uk, 1 Reply
Hey everyone,

does anyone have any idea what happened to Ryan M. Kull who used to work on the safe sex and HIV prevention ask the experts forum?

Tommo Read more »

A lesson whatever happens....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
About 4 weeks ago (24th of September) I had unprotected sex with a woman of unknown status in Jakarta, Indonesia. She is an upper class girl, she sells diamonds, she said. I actually beleive its true. I didnt have any condoms at hand, so I asked her... Read more »

It happens

Posted by Cragley, 2 Replies

On Holiday 2 weeks ago I had protected sex with someone.
He looked in prime physical condition and there was no evidence of illness, but then again HIV is on the inside.
I started feeling lousy 2 days later and have been like this for the past 2... Read more »

Everything Happens for a reason

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am sure that everyone has heard the saying "Everything Happens for a Reason." Often I wonder why did this happen to me. Why is it that you trust someone enough to have sex with them and they give you something that is going to kill you in the long... Read more »