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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...both the consumer and provider communities need to be educated. It is critical that MSM talk to their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their sexual orientation often do not know enough about anal cancer to request a screening. The gay...
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resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Recent epidemiological studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and use of GHB Read more »

insertive issues (Rectal secretions from men who have sex with men contain more HIV than blood or semen) (ANAL MUCOUS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

I have a hard time believing as an exclusive TOP that I contracted this virus through anal juice sneaking up my urethra while servicing a bottom. I'll bet one way a top more likely gets infected and probably what happened to me was topping a guy who...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...secretions (anal mucous). (See below.) Heads up top guys! Shield your rocket or keep it in your pocket!Dr. BobRectal secretions from men who have sex with men contain more HIV than blood or semenChris Gadd, Wednesday, June 16, 2004Levels of HIV... Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some time ago,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with the "exact same HIV strain," that is really very hypothetical, because HIV evolves very quickly and quite... Read more »

serosorting & unprotected sex between 2 hiv + men (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION) (CO_INFECTION) (REINFECTION)

my boyfriend and i (we are gay males) have been dating for a while. we met after we were both diagnosed with hiv. we prefer anal sex without condoms - what is the most recent data and information on reinfection? we are on different hiv...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...medications. I'll reprint some information about dual infection from the archives below. Based on what we now know, the recommendation for safer sex (condoms), even between two poz partners, remains unchanged. The risk you and your partner are... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Men Who Have Sex With Men and the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic

... Recent data make clear that men who have sex with men (MSM) 1 are seriously affected by HIV around the world. In low and middle-income countries, MSM are Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Marking World AIDS Day, the NYC Health Department Reports That HIV Infections Continue to Rise Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men; New Studies Confirm Risky Behaviors

...Commissioner Dr. Sweeney of the Health Department will be speaking This article was provided by New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene . Read more »
UNAIDS

Men Who Have Sex with Men and HIV/AIDS

...care . . . Do you?" is the slogan for the second year of a two-year campaign intended to create a sustained focus on the role of men in the AIDS epidemic. Key Messages Effective responses include a combination of the following: breaking... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk of HIV Infection Attributable to Oral Sex Among Men Who Have Sex With Men and in the Population of Men Who Have Sex With Men

...practices raised the possibility that risk existed but could not be detected. Subsequently, case reports accumulated, largely among men who denied other risk behaviors. Researchers acknowledged that fellatio, although not an efficient route of... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men

Posted by TheBody
...info, first-person stories, expert tips and podcasts on issues of importance to gay and bisexual men, same-gender loving men and men who have sex with men (MSM). Read more »

Why is there no section for Straight Men w/ HIV

Posted by LatinoHeat, 4 Replies
...I am a Straight Male living with HIV. I was curious why there is no Section for Straight Men w/ HIV. I see one for Women, Teens and Gay Men. I am very curious. Read more »

HIV/HEP C gay men in socal

Posted by dmc
...regarding HIV/HEP C. Now, here is where the real issue evolves. As you know, the internet has totally changed the way that gay men meet other gay men in "most" cities. I grew up in a time where you actually went to a gay bar to meet other gay... Read more »

Gay Men's Coordinator Black AIDS Institute

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... Gay Men's Coordinator Black AIDS Institute SALARY RANGE: $30,500 - $40,000 plus benefits. POSITION OVERVIEW: The Gay Mens Coordinator Read more »