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Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

Table of Contents Introduction Older Women: An Overlooked Group What to Do? Older Women Living With HIV Introduction In the US, HIV began mostly as a disease of young men. Today, however, theepidemic affects both women and men of all ages, including older women (age 50and over). While 50 may not seem "old," it is often the age currently used byorganizations that keep track of health-related statistics (e.g., the US Centersfor...
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HIV Risk Post Mortem (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER)

I am an embalmer at a local funeral home and yesterday I was exposed to the blood of a person who is HIV positive. The person had spent approximately 2 days at the Medical Examiner's and was refrigerated to a temperature of roughly 35F-40F. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
thanks a lot. greetings doctor, i am an ambulance worker, and i had a recent blood exposure and i would like to know how much HIV risk i have. i was removing a dead body from a collapsed builing after 3 days of the collapse, the body was dead since... Read more »

HIV risk and testing "low risk activities with hiv+ person"

I am writing because I am in a relationship with an HIV + male. We dated for 2 months before he told me about his condition and during that period of time we practiced low risk sexual activities (oral sex). I now tested with a third generation elisa...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There are many ways for "magnetic couples" to be happy, healthy, and sexually active together. However, all of this takes open and honest communication between partners.In terms of testing, a test at 6 weeks will... Read more »

Exhuming a body with HIV (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009)

After being denied our request to exhume a body which was buried on our family plot illegally (without the deed or our permission) from the NJ state Health Dept.Is there a public health concern exhuming a body after 10 years that has been buried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. I'm confident the result will again be negative. Good luck. Dr. Bob HIV Risk Post Mortem (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER) Nov 14, 2008 I am an embalmer at a local funeral home and... Read more »

can anal sex without bleeding can cause hiv (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

hello doctor 1 week before i had anal sex without condom i was at insertive position but there was no bleeding from his anus is i am at risk of hiv doctor i dont know his hiv status please answer my question it is freaking me out... thanks ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
their liver was on, but not knowing the difference between one's mouth and butt???? Now that's a bit worrisome!As for HIV risk, saliva does contain components that inhibit HIV. Also, there is much less risk of local trauma from oral as... Read more »
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HIV risk from a hickey

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

Can I get HIV from getting a hickey? Thanks. Read more »

HIV risk & subsequent ailments

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I recently had a low to moderate risk of exposure to HIV. I received unprotected oral & then 2 deep kisses from a prostitute who works the streets & for all I know is probably HIV+ she would undoubtedly being doing this for heroin. As well... Read more »

HIV risk????

Posted by maherabdulaziz, 1 Reply
just want to ask my risk for HIV. I'm 18 years old gay and had an unprotected oral sex with a guy of unknown status (first time to experience sexual encounter). He's older than me and first time to met him in a salon. I sucked his penis for about 10... Read more »

lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
Hello

I am aware that risk from unprotected insertive fellatio is relatively lower.
But what is freaking me out is that post the episode- I discovered a single sore on the inside of her lips- it was not red or yellow, but just as the same texture and... Read more »