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Mutual masturbation, and discordant couples

Dr. Remien, My partner is HIV + I am not. She is medicated, and we use condoms consistantly. I'm concerned about the risk of infection from masturbating her, which is something we both enjoy. Is there a significant risk, and if so, what precautions c...

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In Love with a Negative Man

Hi Dr. Remien, I was tested positive a little over 2 years ago. Recently I met a guy, and I really liked him alot. I think that I am falling in love with this guy. I was afraid to tell him about my status, because he is negative and I am positive. Th...

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dating my first positive gay man

Hi,iam a 45 yrd old man,who just started having a relationship with a gay hiv+man.My problem is i felt more anxiety than i thought i would,during sex he ejaculated on my bare chest,i was alittle upset.What are the chances of transmitting the virus,if...

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PLZ HELP - HIV+ wife and oral sex

Hi..! This is in reference with an article on the CDC"S site and avert.org: "Primary HIV Infection Associated with Oral Transmission" A programme in San Francisco studied 198 people, nearly all gay or bisexual men. The subjects stated that they had o...

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Afraid to commmit to poz lover

My partner found out he was positive a month into our relationship. We have now been together 8 months and I am still negative. I have no concerns about myself anymore really. But Im afraid that he wont take care of himself and I'll lose him. I reall...

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chances of passing on hiv to partner

a 53 yo male living with female partner.Diagosed 15 mths ago On HAART since diagnosis. VL undetectable,and cd4 count 640. USse condoms allways.Partner still has anxieties about trasmission. Please advise, Thank you.

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How do I tell a wonderful man that I am positive.

Dr Reimien: I am hiv+, for 3 yrs. undetectable vl and tcells over 1000. I met a wonderful man who is kind and considerate but, I have not told him of my status. We did have relations protected of course but I feel so guilty for not telling him. I kn...

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Am I crazy to continue to be with someone HIV+?

Hi, I just recently started dating an absolutly wonderful man, quite possible THE guy and he just told me a week ago that he is an HIV+/Hemophiliac. He has been + for over 20 years and has a viral load that is undetectable and he is very healthy, non...

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HIV+ woman, undetectable-question about oral sex

I am HIV+ 5 years, newly single. I have met a man I would like to pursue a long-term relationship with. He is negative. I am undetectable, and we are wondering what his chances are of getting HIV from performing oral sex for me. If so, what are some ...

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Afraid of Contracting HIV from My Positive Partner

My partner has recently been diagnosed with HIV. I love him a great deal and we've always been safe. Recently I've given a lot of thought to my own status but can't come to grips with getting tested. I am scared to death. As a result I've been sabato...