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Just wanted to know if it's okay to have sex with condoms without my partner knowing is it okay that I have HIV is it okay to have sex without them knowing

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Need to know should I keep it a secret from my partner or my relationship having sex with them without them knowing that I am HIV should they know every relationship I have
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Hello -

While it is always important to practice safe sex -- the laws on disclosure of your HIV status depend on the state you live in.

Ethically, one could argue that you should inform your sexual partner about your HIV status because despite every precaution you may take, using a condom is not a 100% guarantee against transmission.

And depending on your state's laws, it may be illegal as well.

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