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Are their legal ramifications for not being told a sex partner has an std?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics

In brief: Maybe

Yes - criminally you can be prosecuted, though the law generally means you are positive and had clear intent to injure the other person.
But not telling about HIV is a felony in 27 states. Civil lawsuits also are possible - look at michael vick and rock hudson - and usually involve charges of fraud, negligence or intent.

In brief: Maybe

Yes - criminally you can be prosecuted, though the law generally means you are positive and had clear intent to injure the other person.
But not telling about HIV is a felony in 27 states. Civil lawsuits also are possible - look at michael vick and rock hudson - and usually involve charges of fraud, negligence or intent.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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