How to live a fulfilling sexuality when you are HIV positive? Men and women react the same way? What role can a sex therapist? Dr. Andrew Corman found in practice many people with HIV. It answers questions Doctissimo.
Doctissimo: Is it difficult to live his sexuality today when you are HIV positive?
Dr. Andrew Corman : The biggest problem currently facing the positive is that of listening. They find it difficult to find practitioners who understand, hence the need for them to learn from patient groups and hospital visits for addresses of specialists used to monitor HIV-positive.
The majority of HIV infections are acquired sexually, being HIV positive often elicits feelings of guilt. However, some doctors are embarrassed by the request of HIV vis-a-vis sexuality patients. They can then adopt negative attitudes projective focusing on medical issues and not giving the sexuality its importance, which makes things even more difficult for patients. We are so far behind countries like the United States or Canada, where the “counseling” is highly developed in terms of sexuality in HIV patients. And it is unfortunate that GPs, who would be best placed to perform an advisory function, rarely do. Continue reading “What sexuality for HIV?”