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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

... In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that
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gay..touched his semen...wiped ..sniffed..hiv fear (HIV FROM SNIFFING, 2009)

dear doctor, I WENT THROUGH ALL UR FORUMS BUT COULD NOT FIND SIMILAR QUESTION....SO PLZ HELP...i belong to homophobic country u are the only help!! i m a gay who recently came in contact with a another gay don't know his sexual history..we...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You're worried about contracting HIV from sniffing a spunked-up finger? Relax Max. Your HIV-acquisition risk is completely nonexistent.I'll post below a few other Read more »

gay..touched his semen...wiped ..sniffed..hiv fear (NOW INCLUDES WIFE AND PREGNENCY)

Hi doc this is follow up question{OLD QUESTION}: gay..touched his semen...wiped ..sniffed..hiv fear (HIV FROM SNIFFING, 2009)Oct 10, 2009dear doctor, I WENT THROUGH ALL UR FORUMS BUT COULD NOT FIND SIMILAR QUESTION....SO PLZ HELP...i belong to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,So exactly which part of "your HIV-acquisition risk is completely nonexistent" are you having trouble understanding? HIV is not your problem. It's not your wife's Read more »

HIV+ Gay Partner

Hi Doctor:This is a very resourceful site for HIV info, thank you doc! But, still am worried and hope you dont mind to give better advise.I sent a couple of questions a a few days ago before thanksgiving. But, didn't see my answer posted here today,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...more than 72 hours have elapsed since an exposure, as in your case, PEP is no longer recommended. Are you under the care of an HIV specialist? I recommend an HIV specialist be involved for anyone who has had an exposure significant enough to... Read more »

gay anal sex with two hiv negatives

dr bob,i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any way we can get HIV or any other form of STI if neither of us have them to begin with?please help im stressing!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! Your stressing would have been short-lived if you checked the archives! See below.Dr. BobHow can someone contract HIV? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)May 13, 2008 How can... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In New York City, Unsafe Sex More Likely Among HIV-Infected Women Than HIV-Infected Gay or Heterosexual Men

...Department study presented Wednesday at the 12th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston reports that HIV-positive women in the city are more likely to have unprotected sex than infected gay or heterosexual men. The... Read more »
The Body

Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...to Make Sex Safer? Conclusions Introduction Why are some gay men still having unprotected anal sex in the age of HIV/AIDS? Whether you're a man who rejects the term "barebacking" as stigmatizing, dismisses the act and any... Read more »
The Body

Gay Men and HIV/AIDS Around the World

... At a huge international HIV/AIDS conference, TheBody.com spoke with several individuals that hail from some of the toughest countries in the world when it comes Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bias Behind Higher Rates of HIV in Black Gay Men?

... A major focus of the fifth National African-American MSM Leadership Conference on HIV/AIDS, held Jan. 22-25 in Atlanta, was exploring the reasons for the community's high HIV rate. A 2005 CDC study of five US cities Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men

Posted by TheBody
...Are you a man who's into other men? Are you looking for HIV/AIDS information from a safe, trusted place that was created with you in mind? TheBody.com's new HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Read more »

newly gay and now HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 17 Replies
...But has to be him. I have three children who i share custody with, the youngest is 4. My ex and my children dont know i am gay and certainly wont know that i have this virus. I of course will be very careful with them. The guy i was dating... Read more »

Religion - HIV - GAY

Posted by Anonymous, 18 Replies
...To those of you who are church-goers, how do you deal with the negativity of churches - especially when you are both gay and HIV? I am having some trouble with this, so any thoughts would be appreciated..... :) Read more »

Gay HIV+ Man in NYC looking 4 Friends

Posted by dkny, 3 Replies
...doing well. Friends have been very accepting and supportive but cannot understand what I'm feeling. Would be nice to meet other hiv+ men in NYC or anywhere for friendship, advice, chat etc. Email, IM buddies would be great. Read more »