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HIV (-) partner won't use condoms with HIV (+) partner

If you are HIV+ and your partner is not and he ejaculates inside you will he automatically get HIV. I really don't want to expose him to HIV, but he will not wear a condom. what should I tell him?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. There is a common myth that only the receiving (bottom) partner can get infected during intercourse, and that it is safe to have unprotected intercourse as the inserting (top) partner. Unfortunately this is not true. In... Read more »

My partner & his partners are HIV positive. I'm negative, how come?

Dear Doctor,I'm a ugandan I live in Uganda. In August 2001 I started a relationship with a man... 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... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Impact of Sex Partners' HIV Status on HIV Seroconversion in a Prospective Cohort of Injection Drug Users

The identification of persons at highest risk for HIV infection is crucial for targeting prevention strategies, the authors noted. In this study, researchers evaluated the HIV status of injection drug users' (IDUs) sex partners and rates of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infection Among Partners of HIV-Infected Black Men Who Have Sex With Men -- North Carolina, 2011-2013

The incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection has significantly increased among black men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States, and young black MSM have been disproportionately affected. 1 HIV-infected black MSM are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Injection Serosorting Occurring Among HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users? Comparison by Injection Partner's HIV Status

"Research needs to build evidence for the roles that HIV status of injection partners may or may not play in injection risk behaviors of injection drug users (IDUs)," the authors wrote in introducing the current study. Using baseline data from a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Exposure to HIV Partner Counseling and Referral Services and Notification of Sexual Partners Among Persons Recently Diagnosed With HIV

The current cross-sectional, observational study examined recently diagnosed HIV patients' use of client partner notification (CPN), health department partner notification, or other means to inform sex partners of possible HIV exposure, and the... Read more »
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My partner has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
hi,

i just recently have been involved with an HIV+ man. i have been seeing for about a month. i am very much in love with him. he didnt tell me he was + until a few weeks a go. he explained that i may turn my back on him, which in turn i did not.... Read more »

Your partner has HIV+ & you don't? Talk to me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My husband and I have been married for 8 years, we have a 7 year old daughter. My husband was diagnosed in July with HIV and PCP. He has since been diagnosed with AIDS. I've tested negative twice since. We're working through it but it's hard. I'm... Read more »

+F -M 1st time with a partner since HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Just wondering if it is safe to shower with my boyfriend. We use condoms for oral, vaginal & anal sex. I'm just wondering if it is safe to shower together (i.e. for me to have touched my vagina/genitals and then wash his penis, anus area). ... Read more »

HIV- partner insensitive to my HIV+ status

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I was diagnosed with HIV in 1986. My partner is HIV- and we have been together over 15 years. We have struggled through many issues over the years but he is starting to go to the club frequently. I can't physically keep up with his activities and... Read more »