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Positive Singles Speak Out About Living With HIV Img
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Positive Singles Speak Out About Living With HIV

From learning to love themselves to facing HIV stigma to the different benefits of disclosure, Richard Cordova shares the views of fellow members of

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After I Cried All My Tears: Learning to Accept HIV

Since becoming HIV positive 13 years ago, Richard Cordova has learned a lot about himself. Learning to accept his disease did not happen overnight. But he finally reached a breaking point thanks to a song.

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Will I ever find love?

Dear Richard, I dont know what to do. I feel so alone. Please help. I was diagnosed with genital Herpes about six months ago. As soon as I found out I told my boyfriend. He started screaming at me, telling me that hed better not have caught it, and a...

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Protected Sex

Hello Recently I had sex with a Chinese prostitute, I used condom what are my chances of getting HIV from this encounter, and how can you tell if a condom breaks? when I pulled out it looked intact but I am getting paranoid about it. Thanks

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HIV query

hello, on 9th of august i had an unprotected sex with an unknown person and the very same day i was suffering from throat pain and followed by cold and cough in later days. Now when i freaked out and knowing the risks of unprotected sex with an unkno...

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Elisa at 3 months

Does elisa check for hiv 1 and 2???and 3 month elisa is conclusive?????

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10 Words or Less

Hi there. I had protected sex with sex workers for about 2 years. I estimate about 15 girls. I plan on getting tested but my mind is going crazy. From what I have read I understand my chances are low of contracting hiv. There was onetime the condom b...

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test 3 times, all negative but now Tonsils enlarged. do I have to do the HIV test again?

hello doctor I had sex with an unknown women and my condom burst. This was 23 May 2015 and I went to an Australian government clinic for a HIV test after 2 weeks and results came back negative, and then I did another test after 8 weeks to the possibl...

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Hiv testing question. Very concerned

Hello. Ive been with the same partner for 3 years now. I got routine tested for hiv twice after 2 years of being together and the tests both came back negative. However when i did my CBC my lymphocyte % was a little low instead of being between 25 to...

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very concerned

Thank you for your time. I performed oral sex on two men of unknown status in early August of this year. Both were fairly brief with no ejaculation but there may have been pre-cum. About three weeks after i developed slight sore throat which lasted a...