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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...HIV-positive mothers giving birth to HIV-positive babies has decreased from approximately 25% in 1993 to less than 1% today due to appropriate treatment. This decline is secondary to increasing HIV testing rates during pre-natal visits, increasing use of HAART in HIV-positive women during their pregnancies to prevent transmission to the fetus, and an increase in elective Cesarean-section births by HIV-positive women with viral loads that are...
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Known Positive, Though Undetectable Partner, Oral Sex Slip-up: Risky Encounter? (ORAL SEX AND HIV/STD RISK, 2010)

A few weeks ago I hooked up with a guy I met online; he did not reveal his status on his profile. He told me later that, because of this, he assumed that I assumed he was positive - which in fact he was. I foolishly did not notice or ask. However, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...as sex and is no good talking with them about this subject - Im really ignorant about this: what's the likelihood of getting AIDS or other diseases with oral sex?Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,Your friends don't think of oral sex as sex??? Hmm . .... Read more »

transexual encounter.....stressed to the max!!

Hi Dr Bob I have already been given the information that my risk from the encounter was virtually zero but I wanted a second qualified opinion and I hoped you might be able to shed some light.I am from New Zealand and am a 30 year old male. Last...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...from your trannyshacking sexperience.Thanks for the New Zealand dollars to promote the mission of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). They are warmly appreciated. In return I'm sending my good-luck karma that you... Read more »

InActive HIV

I am unsure how to explain this but I will try to be as precise as possible. I am a sexually active lesbian. I have had an encounter with someone who has explained a rare case of HIV to me. I have done research but not finding an answers and I am in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."Slight initial contacts" or "drugs taken during pregnancy" do not affect HIV transmissibility.To answer your specific questions:1.". . . Can someone truly carry HIV but not be contagious?" The answer is no.2.Can someone have the virus and yet... Read more »

Very valid questions

Hello Dr Frascino,I have been reading your site carefully for past few weeks. I noticed that most people start to report of having symptoms after having some sexual encounter in which they feel they have been infected with HIV. And somehow all there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...those of us who struggle to coexist with this virus on a daily basis. If I had committed suicide when I seroconverted in January 1991, I wouldn't be here to answer your "very valid questions." So whether you have "tesiont" or not, I suggest you... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A risk of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV in Prisons and Jails

...care. Others have some access to HIV specialists. Fortunately, prisoners have been helped by overall advances in HIV treatment. AIDS-related deaths in state prisons decreased 82% from 1995 to 2004. Basic principles of HIV therapy are the same... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sexual Encounters With Undetectable HIV-Positive Men

...their daily lives? In January 2008, an important and prestigious panel of experts from the Swiss Federal Commission for HIV/AIDS boldly produced the first-ever consensus statement saying that HIV-positive individuals on effective antiretroviral... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

...lower the amount of HIV-1 in the blood, and it may also allow the number of immune cells called CD4+ cells to increase. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Emtricitabine in capsule form was approved by the FDA on July 2, 2003, for use with other... Read more »
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Dating when HIV +ve

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...poz people because of the rejection I have encountered since I started dating again. I am a female and have been diagnosed for 1 year. Please provide me with suggestions of which websites I can go to in order to meet men in the same boat as me... Read more »

Dating when HIV +ve

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...poz people because of the rejection I have encountered since I started dating again. I am a female and have been diagnosed for 1 year. Please provide me with suggestions of which websites I can go to in order to meet men in the same boat as me... Read more »

For the Heterosexual worried well

Posted by Anonymous
...female partner in an unprotected sexual encounter is about 9 in 10,000. The chances are even lower for female-to-male infections. Females are about eight times more likely than males to become infected by their HIV-positive partners, says study... Read more »

The wait is too much

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...for this week which I attribute to stress. I have had oral surgery (wisdom teeth cut out) since then plus I have had 3 gyno. visits since with no abnormal pap smears and general blood work that was fine. Is this all a good sign??? Does this up... Read more »