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Black Males And Hiv

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skin issues

Black male, hiv for approx. 10 years, taking atripla and before components of atripla, blood counts have been good 6 months ago. Seem to be breaking out with rash on stomach,back,upper arms and face. Do you think my drugs are decreasing its...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There are many skin conditions that are common in HIV+ persons on or off treatment. In the majority of cases flare up of skin rashes would rarely be a clue that an otherwise effective Read more »

Nail discoloration

I recently noticed that my finger nails have a copper, brownish color on 50% to 75% of the nail... Read more »

Anal Warts & Transmission

I am a 30 year old gay black male with HIV and anal warts I've used protection with my boyfriend,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Prison Time Among Black Males Might Account for Rise in Number of HIV/AIDS Cases Among Blacks, Study Says men in prison (Morin, Washington Post , 3/9). The researchers write that the "higher incarceration rates among black males over this period explain a substantial share of the racial disparity in AIDS infection" (Johnson/Raphael, "The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Does Not Offer Protection Against HIV Among U.S. Black, Hispanic MSM, Study Says

... Male circumcision does not offer any level of protection against HIV among black and Hispanic men who have sex with men in the U.S., Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Looks at Male Circumcision as HIV Prevention Among Black Men in Baltimore

...Wednesday in the Journal of Infectious Diseases , Reuters reports. Two other studies in the journal also examine the benefits of male circumcision to prevent the spread of disease and infection. For one of the studies, CDC researcher Lee... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Outbreak Identified Among Black Male College Students in North Carolina; Probably Not Limited to State, Study Says

...analyzed state HIV surveillance records for new diagnoses of HIV infection occurring between Jan. 1, 2001, and May 1, 2003, in males younger than age 30 living in 34 North Carolina counties. Researchers compared reported risk behavior and... Read more »
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Still need love.

Posted by fightingbull, 3 Replies
...I am a poz 5'3", 120lb, 41yr old, 100%bttm african american male living in los angeles and I would love to find love again. Read more »


Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
...Are there any women who would be willing to have a child with a HIV positive black male who is doing very well on therapy? Im just curious to know if this is a possibility or not. Read more »

I am looking for an female freind

Posted by johnerob
...I am an black male the is hiv+ i am looking for an white female that is the same or not some one that i can be an soul mate too. I do not know Read more »

Gay Personals for HIV+'s

Posted by Anonymous
...Hey People, I am 38 years old black male HIV/Aids diagnosis since 1-26-99. I am very lonely. Looking for some personal ads or chat lines on the net that are HIV pos friendly Read more »