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Without An Out Break Can Your Partner Catch Herpes

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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 »

if a person is undectable can the partner still catch it

if someone is undectable, but still have the virus can her parter still catch it.Even he have been... Read more »

Risk of catching HIV with a condom? (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hi,I've read the forum, but still can't entirely find an answer for my question. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

When They Break Up and Get Back Together: Length of Adolescent Romantic Relationships and Partner Concurrency

Given the important role sex partner concurrency plays as an STD risk factor, the authors introduced the current study by noting that gaining an understanding of how teenagers "conceptualize the length of their relationships when they break up and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Spring Breakers Turn to Web for STD Info

March kicks off the spring break season, and trend analysts at Yahoo! report they are already seeing a spike in STD-related online searches. Carolyn Clark is part of the Yahoo! team that combs the site's search logs for noteworthy trends. She said... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

The African American HIV University: Breaking Myths About HIV

University Fellows, clockwise from upper left, Gregore Manley, Gilberto Herrera, La Fonda Piggins, Edgar Allen, and HIV University director, William Strain. (Photo by Brian Bradley) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,... Read more »

Breaking Down Barriers to Transgender Health and HIV Care

Transgender and gender non-conforming people face discrimination and harassment in virtually all realms of society. The stories of hate crimes against trans-identified individuals that make it into mainstream media only scratch the surface of... Read more »
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Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 2 Replies

By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor

CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa
concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS (news - web sites) virus from a single
sexual encounter with an infected person is one in 588.

This risk is...

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Advice on how to break the news to my partner.

Posted by PageofCups, 2 Replies
Hey again everyone. Uhm, so I've posed on here before that I tested positive with the finger prick test and they did the oral swab test too....I haven't got the results back from that one yet but my appointment is this Wed so...we'll see. My... Read more »

Can you catch chlamydia orally by someone who has rectal chlamydia?

Posted by chrono5, 2 Replies
I've just been treated for rectal chlamydia, but I have a partner who we both have never had anal sex with, but he has given me oral sex. I haven't told him just yet because I found out today and I'm waiting until he is back, but I was wondering... Read more »

Can I catch HIV this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection.

I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think... Read more »