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Average Life Span Of Female Born With Hiv

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...women, especially African-American women, are most affected.HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for African-American women aged 25 to34. Women in African-American and Hispanic communities make up only 25 percentof the US female population, yet accounted for 82 percent of all femaleHIV/AIDS cases in the US in 2006. Heterosexual sex is the most common mode of transmissionamong women in the US. Nearly three quarters of HIV+ women contracted...
Ask the Experts

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a referral to an HIV-knowledgeable obstetrician in your area. Medical centers that have considerable experience treating HIV/AIDS are usually well equipped to help with situations like yours. You can read additional information in the archives... Read more »

Femal Condoms

Are female condoms as safe and effective in preventing HIV as traditional male condoms? The ones I have seen are the "FC" female condoms and are made of polyurethane.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Female condoms are made of polyurethane. HIV cannot permeate intact polyurethane. No way. No how. Consequently, if the female (or male) Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reprint some basic information about HIV transmission.) Thanks for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Stay well. Dr. Bob Dr. Bob, hope you had a good vacation. Please answer.... Read more »

Normal life

I am a 23 yr old female on meds and was diagnosed with HIV 4mths ago but always suspected I was positive since I was 16 so I lost my whole life there. Even though I am on meds, mouth sores still occur so I am afraid to get close to anyone. Is there...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...treatment optimized. These mouth sores may indicate an infection or adverse side effect that can be treated. Consult with your HIV doctor about this.There are many people who have HIV and have very positive lives and intimate relationships. There... Read more »
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The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...Lactic Acidosis? Lactic acidosis can develop when your cells make too much lactic acid orwhen your liver isn't working properly. HIV drugs in the nucleoside reversetranscriptase inhibitor (NRTI) class can sometimes cause these problems: ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...used correctly and consistently. If either partner is allergic to latex, plastic (polyurethane) condoms for either the male or female can be used. For more information on latex condoms, see " Male Latex Condoms and Sexually Transmitted... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Vaccines

... Table of Contents What is a vaccine? Is there an AIDS vaccine? Are there AIDS vaccine trials going on now? Can an HIV vaccine cause HIV infection? What results have been Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV in Prisons and Jails

...point. In 2008, there were about 20,449 people with HIV in state and federal prisons. The rate of HIV infection is higher among female inmates (1.9%) than among male inmates (1.7%). Health Care in Prisons and Jails Medical care in a... Read more »
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New here - HIV- female with HIV+ male partner

Posted by iSerenity, 2 Replies
...Hi, I'm new here myself, glad I found this site. I'm HIV- and involved with a wonderful man that is HIV+. Already have two kids from a previous relationship. We've been together for Read more »

HIV pos female looking to make genuine pos buddies

Posted by Ria, 3 Replies
...Hi. Being detected with HIV kind of makes you feel lonely in a strange way, even though you still have the same family, the same friends around you, the Read more »

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Posted by iwantyou
...Goodmorning happy to be on the website, hiv positive, female, 42 am divorced twice, I am in Recovery for American Military who received an honorable dishcharge, enjoying Read more »

Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
...woman. Why is this so hard? I may come off as a man who just want to date per se and not worry about the medical aspects of HIV/AIDS. Honestly, Im sick of worrying about it. I go to the doctor, I take my meds, I work hard, Im educated, and I... Read more »