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Potential partner takes immunosuppressives


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Hello,

As the title says, someone that I could potentially see a future with currently takes immunosuppressives for an autoimmune disease (not HIV). He is of course concerned about this, as am I. Aside from protection and the antivirals, has anyone been in this situation that has advice of more that we can do. Thank you.

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I have an auto-immune disease myself and now.. GHSV1. I have been battling for months and finally got the diagnosis. I am hopeful the antiviral will help, and am including vitamins and an anti anxiety in the mean time.

Though I don’t have advice towards protecting your partner; I can say I think it’s wonderful you two are communicating about it.
 

Immunosuppressives make you far more open to viruses, (hence my own story of possibly acquiring it - only my previous partner assured me he got tested for everything when he had not in fact anytime recently - and we even had the safe sex talk prior) it is a tricky situation; but the great thing is you two have open communication going into this. 
 

I hope someone with more experience can assist in answering this. Have you considered talking to their specialist? Perhaps they could shed some light.

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