Risks dating someone hiv

14-Jun-2019 12:35 by 8 Comments

Risks dating someone hiv

Better an early evening argument than a life-changing disease.Still, contracting HIV gives some men a change of perspective.

Statistical analysis shows that the maximum likely chance of transmission via anal sex from someone on successful HIV treatment was 1% a year for any anal sex and 4% for anal sex with ejaculation where the HIV-negative partner was receptive; but the true likelihood is probably much nearer to zero than this.

Imagine that you meet the most wonderful and perfect guy and he is everything that you ever dreamed of. You realise you are truly in love with him and you aim to start a relationship together. HIV is contracted through exposure to bodily fluids such as blood and semen.

HIV or the Human Immunodeficiency Virus can cause AIDS by attacking T-cells within the body, reducing the effectiveness of the immune system.

When asked what the study tells us about the chance of someone with an undetectable viral load transmitting HIV, presenter Alison Rodger said: "Our best estimate is it's zero." The previous study, HPTN 052, established in 2011 that the efficacy of antiretroviral therapy at reducing HIV transmission from the HIV-positive partner to the HIV-negative one was at least 96% in heterosexual couples, but had too few gay couples in it to establish if the same applied to them (or rather to anal sex).

The PARTNER study was designed to remedy this gap in knowledge.

We curb dating wildly inappropriate people and become more discerning when choosing our Friday night dinner guests. Protection from possible disease, including HIV, should be on the mind of every single gay man.

The bad news: With every potential love comes a series of risks. However, the risk of dating someone who is HIV-positive is severely misunderstood.

I don't advocate paranoia, but naivete can be just as dangerous.

At the first sign your boyfriend is cheating, wrap it up and have a little chat.

HIV and AIDS is still a very real concern for the gay, bisexual and trans* individuals.

In recent years there has been a lot of silence around the issue, perhaps because many of our medications today help those infected live long and thriving lives.

reruns not to become disillusioned with the prospect of finding love.

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