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Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
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Is anal sex ok with a woman that has HIV/AIDS

I am interested in a woman who has HIV/AIDS. She wants to have anal sex not vaginal sex and that is fine with me. Her disease is not active or full blown. Is it all right to have anal sex with her if we take it slow and easy and use lots of K-Y...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...clarify a few points for you:1.There is no such thing as an HIV infection that is "not active."2.We don't use the term "full blown AIDS," because there is no such thing as "partially blown AIDS."3.Unprotected anal sex is the riskiest of all... 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 "it's far from low risk! Infact the vast majority of men with HIV worldwide contracted it from HIV infected women!"well, I work with HIV+ women, not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...times before they blow their brains out. Others do it with a single click of the trigger. As it turns out, not every exposure to HIV results in HIV transmission. (Thankfully!) In fact many exposures do not result in transmission. However, it can... Read more »

Natural Birth for HIV+ Woman

What are the risks for an HIV woman that has already given birth by C-section over 2 years ago and wishes to have a natural birth this time? Her count is very low almost undetectable.
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...antiretroviral treatment, the chance of transmitting the virus to your baby is very low and vaginal delivery can be considered. Many women can safely delivery a baby vaginally after a prior C-section. However, you should consult with your... Read more »

HIV/AIDS among african american women

I'm doing a research paper on African American women who are or at risk of being infected with HIV/AIDS. I'm looking for any statistics related to the subject. Do you know of any information on this or could you direct me to a good resource?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
A good start for the statistics would be the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov Read more »
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HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: HIV in Women and Men: What's the Difference?

...minister who stands up, publicly and boldly, feeling beautiful and elegant, saying, 'I'm not just HIV positive, but I'm living with AIDS. And this is what AIDS looks like.'" -- Bishop Joyce Turner Keller, Ph.D., diagnosed in 2001 Biology ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

District of Columbia: Young African-American Women Talk About HIV/AIDS

...Healthier (Divas, MPH) co-sponsored a March 13 summit to educate the District's African-American females about the dangers of HIV/AIDS. "S.O.S. -- Saving Our Sisters from HIV/AIDS" was held at the THEARC in Southeast Washington on March 13.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rights Groups in Uganda Call on Country to Pass Legislation to Curb Violence Against Women, Address HIV/AIDS Issues

...government to pass a bill aimed at addressing domestic violence against women that often results from issues related to HIV/AIDS, Uganda's New Vision reports. Advocates recently held a demonstration in front of Uganda's Parliament in the... Read more »
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Former Pop Star Sherri Lewis Talks About Living With HIV - HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Women

...couldn't think it. When it happened, you just couldn't tolerate it -- the pain was agonizing. Was that because it was 1987 and HIV/AIDS was almost invariably fatal? At that time, if you got a positive test, it was a death sentence. People... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...has anyone caught hiv from a women? or do they have to have another std to pass hiv/? Read more »

in love with a hiv+ woman

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...helpful in understanding. I am madly in love with and have been in a relationship for about 10 months with a woman who has HIV . (She was diagnosed about a year and a half). Though she did not tell me that she was + until after we had had sex... Read more »

Living with HIV as a Young Woman

Posted by asya
...I just read an article on SavvyMiss.com about a 23-year-old woman living with HIV and her struggle with the disease. I can't believe she has to go through this at such a young age, but she is making a huge difference Read more »

Would like to profile women w/HIV/AIDS for TV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...television show called Lifetime Live. It is a news show for women: I would like to provide the opportunity to two women with AIDS to tell their stories: a young woman in her teens and an older professional woman. Please e-mail me with your... Read more »