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Why Do People With Hiv Have Unprotected Sex

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Recommends Prophylactic Antiretroviral Drug Regimen for People Exposed to HIV Through Unprotected Sex, Shared Needles

CDC on Thursday in a "major policy shift" recommended that people exposed to HIV through unprotected sexual intercourse, sexual assault, shared needles or accidents receive immediate treatment with antiretroviral drugs to prevent infection, the AP/... Read more »
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Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

Introduction Guest Panelists Language and Homophobia: What Are We Talking About When We Talk About "Barebacking"? Prevalence: How Widespread Is Unprotected Sex Among Gay Men? Motivations: Why Would Gay Men Put Themselves at Risk? ... Read more »
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Study Estimates HIV Is Transmitted During 1 in 900 Acts of Unprotected Heterosexual Sex

A person living with HIV will transmit the virus, on average, once out of every 900 acts of unprotected heterosexual sex. At least, this is the estimate based on a study of mixed-status couples in Africa , published on Jan. 11 in the Journal of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You read that two poz dudes who bareback actually improve their immune functioning. WHAT? Where did you read such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with... 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 »

Risks of unprotected anal sex (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

With a negative testing couple, are there any risks of unprotected anal sex? For example, the semen in her rectum or possibly mixing with her blood? Once again, negative testing couple that has only had sex with each other....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Another QTND (question that never dies) and ATNC (answer that never changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay anal sex with two hiv negativesJun 2, 2008 dr bob, i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any way we can... Read more »

Unprotected sex between HIV poz partners (UNPROTECTED SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POZ PARTNERS, 2011)

I am starting my HIV medication very soon, like in a month or less. My partner has not started yet and possibly will be a few months before he does. We have been having unprotected sex because we are both poz and are in a committed relationship. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.This question comes up so often that it nearly qualifies for our QTND (questions that never die) category! I haven't changed my opinion since the last time I addressed this issue. See link below.Good luck and good health to you both.Dr.... Read more »
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unprotected sex

Posted by bigmistakenow, 1 Reply
I have had unprotected sex with someone who is now experiencing early HIV symptoms (vomitting, numbness/tingling, thrush, herpes outbreaks). He was tested at the 3-week mark and 6-week mark after our sexual encounter, and results were negative both... Read more »

unprotected sex and currently on PEP...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hey everyone,

Need some help from people with knowledge of HIV, neg or poz or people who were on PEP.

I made a one time mistake of having unprotected (I inserted my penis vaginally) sex, one time, with a sex worker, status unknown...just 11 days ago.... Read more »

FRIEND WITH AIDS HAVING UNPROTECTED SEX !!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Help I have a friend that is having sex with several people, some married, some very young and that are also dating women with children. He has aids and is suppose to be on meds but is choosing not to take them. He acts like theres nothing wrong... Read more »

Unprotected Anal Sex

Posted by Anonymous
Are there ANY documented cases of HIV being transmitted from a person with an Undetectable Viral Load?

Please answer my question!!!!

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