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As Of 2008 Total Cumulative Hiv Infections Is How Many Million

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

Early in the epidemic, HIV infection and AIDS were diagnosed for relatively few women and female adolescents (although we know now that many women were infected with HIV through injection drug use but that their infections were not diagnosed). 1 Today, women account for more than one quarter of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses. Women of color are especially affected by HIV infection and AIDS. In 2004 (the most recent year for which data are...
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Can you give yourself HIV (MASTURBATION 2008) (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD BY MASTURBATION, 2008)

Hi, Can you give yourself HIV by masterbating, like if a little bit of you sperm or seaman or something mange to get up your arse.thanks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If a "seaman" manages to get up your arse and he's not wearing a condom, there would be an HIV risk. However, if you get your own "semen" up your butt, there is no HIV risk. The "can you give yourself HIV by... Read more »

!!Please help!! (MASTURBATION 2008) (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD BY MASTURBATION, 2008)

Is it possible to infect by hiv by masturbrating with blunket. I masturbrate with same blanket many times....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Believe it or not, you are not the only one having a torrid affair with their beloved and sexy "blunket." See below.Dr. Bobmasterbathing (MASTURBATION 2008) (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF AN STD BY MASTURBATION, 2008)Jun 23, 2008 im so... Read more »

Really concerned about reinfection (SUPERINFECTION, DUAL INFECTION, 2008)

Dr. BobI have been HIV poz for a year now. My concern is for the last 2 months I have have unprotected sex with 2 people 1 twice and the other 2 times. They were both HIV poz my worry is we didn't use condoms and they caused me to bleed. One is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You had unprotected sex with "2 people 1 twice and the other 2 times"???? Wouldn't that be having sex with 2 people both twice??? No matter, on with your question!HIV reinfection (dual infection) can occur. However, exactly how... Read more »

Hiv & cumulative risk

Hi doctor Kull,Glad to see someone has taken over at 'the body'.I used this forum about 2 years ago when Rick Sowadsky was here. (What actually happened to Rick anyway?)My question is the following.It is said on various parts of this...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Read Ricks response to Are there any reported cases of getting HIV through receiving oral sex?. Youll find that HIV is not transmitted by receiving oral sex. Your risk is especially low because you are using condoms. Probability is a concept used... Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
WASHINGTON - A new estimate of how many Americans have the AIDS virus puts the number at about 1.1 million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.

The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV... Read more »

CNN - The day in numbers: 39.5 million

Posted by Anonymous
The day in numbers: 39.5 million

By Sunaina Gulati for CNN

(CNN) -- Some 39.5 million people are living with AIDS worldwide, according to a U.N. report released on Tuesday. "This year's report gives us real cause for concern," said U.N. AIDS chief... Read more »

VHA DIRECTIVE 2008-003

Posted by DKERL
Department of Veterans Affairs VHA DIRECTIVE 2008-003
Veterans Health Administration
January 22, 2008

TREATMENT OF ANTIRETROVIRAL-INDUCED FACIAL
LIPOATROPHY IN HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS
(HIV)-INFECTED PATIENTS

on page 2 of this directive the following... Read more »

Total Top No Longer Fooling Himself

Posted by JakeLA, 10 Replies
I was more than taken aback when I learned 4/4/06 the DNA HIV test I had taken two days prior had come back positive. I am 29, bi but mostly gay, white male with a graduate degree and a voracious sexual appetite, who is now experiencing IRONY at... Read more »