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Will You Get Hiv By Having Sex With An Infected Person

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having sex with a person who is HIV

I have been HIV for 2 year and 3 months and my viro load is undetectable tcell count is 573. What is the odds of having sex withsome and them contracting the virus? I also hear that it is easier for us women to get the virus verse us women giving it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The CDC estimates the per-act risk for acquiring HIV from insertive penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive (negative male partner, positive female partner) to be 5 per 10,000 exposures. If Read more »

Gay HIV+ partner has bareback sex with other HIV+ people

Hi, I'm in an open gay relationship with my HIV+ partner whereas i am HIV-. We always have... Read more »

Sex with HIV+ Person

Can a HIV+ person have sex with another HIV+ person? Any effects or will it worsen the condition of... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex Without Disclosure of Positive HIV Serostatus in a U.S. Probability Sample of Persons Receiving Medical Care for HIV Infection

...It is difficult to identify a more charged issue in AIDS prevention than that of nondisclosure of positive HIV status to sexual partners. As of 1999, 31 states had statutes making sexual Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Annual Rates* of Hospitalization With a Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS Among Persons Aged ≥45 Years, by Sex -- National Hospital Discharge Survey, United States, 1997-2007 †

...rates of hospitalization with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS among persons aged ≥45 years in the United States from 1997-2007, by sex. From 1997 to 2007, a substantially higher rate of men than women aged ≥45 years were hospitalized with a diagnosis... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young People in Parts of Costa Rica Have Limited Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, Practice Unsafe Sex, Report Says

... Young people in Costa Rica's coastal cities of Limon and Puntarenas have limited knowledge of HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention methods, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Dakota Gov. Rounds Signs Bill That Requires People Convicted of Intentionally Spreading HIV to Register as Sex Offenders

...Rounds (R) recently signed a bill ( SB 65 ) into law that requires people convicted on intentionally spreading HIV to register as sex offenders after being released from prison, the AP/ Rapid City Journal reports. The law goes into effect... Read more »
Connect With Others

Can two people with HIV have sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is it safe for 2 people who both have HIV to have sex. Can having sex make HIV worse if the other person has it too. Im sorry if this is a stupid question. Read more »

Oral Sex causing HIV?

Posted by jinLA, 4 Replies
...really ashamed to say that I am a medical professional when I look back on my recent behavior. I was in China and received oral sex from a massage girl who had what appeared to be a cold with sore throat (also vaginal sex with a condom). This... Read more »

Sooo Scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Got news yesterday that a person I had anal unprotected sex with 5 weeks ago tested positive. I'm freaking out, going for my first test tomorrow. I've been sick to my stomach just since Read more »

Sexual contact w/ partner of unknown hiv status

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...are in your county, the highest risk of transmission so on and so forth. typically you'll see the highest risk in men having sex with men, people who have sex with iv drug users and then heterosexual contact. Alright seems simple enough. Now... Read more »