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Will My Doctor Tell My Partners If I Test Positive

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Safe sex takent o an extreme? Do you think this is a bit much from my partner's doctor?

Hell Doctor,My partner, who has been positive for a year now and not on meds (but has a med to high viral load), recently saw his doctor. His CD4 were quite good. But, get this, she told us that in addition to the condom I wear when we have anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Roger,"Hell" Dr.???? (No, that's not me. I no longer make house calls.)Your doctor wants you to wear both a regular latex condom plus use a female condom in addition for anal sex? Hmmm . . . what's next, bulletproof Read more »

Partner Depression before Doctor visits

My Partner and I have both been positive for nearly 4 years now. My partner found out he had... Read more »

Physician with HIV+ partner

I'm a physician, recently hired by a University hospital. My health insurance plan offers same-sex... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STD Screening, Testing, Case Reporting, and Clinical and Partner Notification Practices: A National Survey of U.S. Physicians

...questions (number of STD cases that physicians diagnosed and number reported to public health departments). The health care climate has changed markedly since that time, with shifts toward managed care and advances in STD diagnostics and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: New Law Allows Doctors to Prescribe Antibiotics for Partners Diagnosed With STDs

...into effect Sunday. Under the city health department-run program, doctors will be able to write antibiotic prescriptions for partners of persons diagnosed with chlamydia and gonorrhea, even if those partners are not seen by the physician. Dr.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status used to fertilize a woman and produce a healthy baby. These procedures are effective but very expensive. A recent cost estimate was about $10,000, and medical insurance will probably not cover the cost. It can be very difficult to find a place... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...In many states, you can be found guilty of a felony for not telling a sexual partner you are HIV-positive before having intimate contact. Telling others may be bad because: Others may find it hard to accept your health status. Some people... Read more »
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how to tell my partner? please help :(

Posted by question_mark, 3 Replies
...emotionally, for a positive test result. I am trying to prepare myself... My number one concern right now is: how will I tell my partner? I'm looking for advice from others who have been through the same experience. Should I tell him about my... Read more »

my partner is positive and having a very hard time

Posted by killiansdad, 12 Replies
...hello everyone My partner is positive and has been struggling for some time with depression and stress. He learned he was positive early in our relationship, Read more »

partner positive - now im preg - am i too?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...on the net and its all alot to take in - maybe people with personal experience are better suited 2 help goes: my partner was hiv pos but unaware of his status, i finally concieved (fell pregnant) and then during this time we have... Read more »