Can Men Get Hiv From Infected Women

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Are women more easily infected by HIV than men

Is it easier for a women to get infected sleeping with an infected male than what it is if a male sleeps with an infected female.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yes it is. And if you think it through, you'll probably understand why. It's simple biology. If an HIV-positive man spunks without protection into a woman's love canal, he deposits a considerable amount of baby batter right into Read more »

My husband got HIV from an infected Man or Woman?

I am starting to wonder whether or not my husband is telling me the truth about his activity with... Read more »

women and HIV

I had previously asked you to explain how a woman can infect a man. Part of your answer was that... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Women More Vulnerable to HIV/AIDS Infection Than Men, Less Apt to Cope

...Africa, less able to cope with it due to cultural, social and economic factors, experts told the 14th International Conference on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa in Abuja, Nigeria. "Nearly 60 percent of infections at the... Read more »
The Body

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: HIV in Women and Men: What's the Difference?

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dual Infections With HIV-1, HIV-2 and HTLV-I Are More Common in Older Women Than in Men in Guinea-Bissau

...breastfeeding, circumcisions, menopause, smoking, alcohol consumption, ethnic group, knowledge of/belief in the existence of HIV/AIDS, exchange of sex for money, blood transfusions, traveling patterns, contact with monkey meat, and monkey bites... Read more »
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