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Can Women Give Men Hiv

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Depression More Common Among Women Than Men Living With HIV

It's not a secret that people living with HIV/AIDS are more likely to suffer from depression than the general population -- they are twice as likely, in fact. But a new study, conducted by researchers who are part of the CRANIum Study, sheds even... Read more »
iprexnews.com

Two Major Studies Prove HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Works in Heterosexual Women and Men; Build on iPrEx Data Showing PrEP Reduces HIV Infections in Men Who Have Sex With Men

The following statement was released by iPrEx Protocol Chair Robert Grant, MD, MPH of the Gladstone Institutes and the University of California at San Francisco. "Today's news from the Partners PrEP and CDC Botswana (TDF2) studies detailing the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Patterns and Correlates of Deliberate Abstinence Among Men and Women With HIV/AIDS

The authors analyzed the HIV Cost and Services Utilization Study data set to assess patterns and correlates of deliberate sexual abstinence among HIV-positive gay/bisexual men, heterosexual men, and women. HCUS examined a representative sample of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

are men getting hiv from women in america?

hi dr. frascinoare men really getting infected with hiv from having sex with women in this country? i have still never met a poz guy who wasn't either a druggie or had an obvious femininity suggesting homosexual history. and i work with poz...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"An obvious femininity suggesting homosexual history???" and you say you're a nurse? Oh my, my, my . . . . Let me guess. You must come from one of those square states in the Middle Western part of the USA, right? And you work... Read more »

hiv in men women

three men sex one women and they all are not hiv positive then she get hiv...
Rev. Todd A. Brown

Response from Rev. Todd A. Brown

Partnerships for Hope
Dear Friend:When we look at HIV infection we must understand that because we do not know the activities of others when they are out of our sight, there can be instances like the one you just described in your question. Because of this it is... Read more »

HIV oral trans. higher for men or women?

Hi, I've asked questions on here before but please excuse my ignorance but when I read the responses of "Oral sex and hiv transmission carries extremely low risk" I wonder if there is a difference from giving a 'blowjob' and...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Many factors impact risk of transmission. A major determinant is the amount of virus in a fluid. So more important than whether the fluid came from a man or a woman is the load of virus in it. Other factors include the volume of the fluid involved,... Read more »
Connect With Others

to Women/Men Living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by christina719, 2 Replies
Hi. My name is Christina. I am currently a senior in high school, interested in pursuing a career in film-making/directing. I am not living with HIV or AIDS, my mother is. She was diagnosed when i was just 11 years old, seven years later, she is... Read more »

Are HIV- women or men more likely to be accepting of you being HIV+

Posted by PozInOrlando, 1 Reply
I am recently HIV+ and it seems based on what I read about and have heard that men who are HIV- tend to be more accepting of a woman who's HIV+ than the other way around when it comes to serodiscordant relationships

Do yo think when it comes to... Read more »

are women more riskier to have HIV than men?

Posted by mick, 2 Replies
i just want to ask a question regarding HIV transmission, who is more riskier in acquiring HIV, men or women? Read more »

May 1 Event for Heterosexual Men & Women with HIV

Posted by keithmk1
Spring Party for Straight Men & Women Living with HIV
Saturday, May 1, 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Vudu Lounge, 1487 1st Ave., Manhattan (77th & 78th Sts.)
Dance floor, DJ, cash bar, light meal
We'll have the place to ourselves. Cost: $10 at door
RSVP: kei... Read more »