Question: Do you legally have to tell your partner if you have HIV?

Several states criminalize one or more behaviors that pose a low or negligible risk for HIV transmission. In 21 states, laws require people with HIV who are aware of their status to disclose their status to sex partners, and 12 states require disclosure to needle-sharing partners.

Is it illegal not to tell your partner you have HIV?

Is it a crime intentionally to infect someone with HIV? Penal Code 120290 is Californias law on willful exposure to an infectious disease. PC 120290 makes it a misdemeanor to have unprotected sex without telling a partner of an STD – but only if the intention is to infect the other person.

Can you sue someone for not disclosing HIV?

In general, disclosure of anothers HIV status is strictly prohibited, with narrow exceptions like medical procedures and court cases. A violation of the statute can, but does not always, provide grounds for a civil lawsuit (i.e. the plaintiff can sue the person who disclosed the plaintiffs HIV status).

What is a healthy viral load?

The results of a viral load test are described as the number of copies of HIV RNA in a millilitre of blood. But your doctor will normally just talk about your viral load as a number. For example, a viral load of 10,000 would be considered low; 100,000 would be considered high.

Did my boyfriend give me Trich?

How Trichomoniasis is Transmitted. Trichomoniais is most commonly spread through unprotected sex and the sharing of sex toys. It is not thought the be passed on through oral or anal sex, and it is unlikely that you or your partner will contract Trichomoniasis outside of sexual activity.

Does trich go away in males?

Trichomoniasis is unlikely to go away without treatment, but it can be effectively treated with antibiotics. Most men and women are treated with an antibiotic called metronidazole, which is usually taken twice a day for 5 to 7 days.

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