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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New U.S. Global AIDS Chief Gets to Work Right Away

Hours after his Senate confirmation, the new U.S. global AIDS coordinator flew from the Bay Area to Geneva. Dr. Eric Goosby was sworn in as soon as his plane landed and got directly to work leading the U.S. delegation in a meeting with the UNAIDS... Read more »
Women Organized to Respond to Life-Threatening Diseases

"All Women, All Rights." International AIDS Conference in Mexico Calls for "Action Now"

Thousands of AIDS activists marched for women's rights. July 30, 2008: After a 5-year break from AIDS activism, I am on my way to the International AIDS Conference in Mexico. If you have internet access, you, too, can attend the AIDS conference ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Effective AIDS Vaccine Years Away, Process Might Require Doubling of Funds, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative Report Says

With the introduction of an effective AIDS vaccine years away, the effort needs almost a doubling of funds, and researchers might have to "go back to the drawing board" if the current approach fails, according to a report by the International AIDS... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Risk of catching HIV with a condom? (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hi,I've read the forum, but still can't entirely find an answer for my question. The situation was receiving anal sex, with a condom, and neither person ejaculated. Don't know the other person's HIV status. How much risk for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Assuming the latex or polyurethane condom was used properly and did not fail (break), your HIV risk would be essentially nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact latex or polyurethane. No way. No how. However, it's important to note that... Read more »

can others catch hiv/aids or hep c from swimming in the same pool

My Physical Therapy Department will not let me use the pool for therapy for my knee because of me being HIV positive and having Hep C is this right or do I need to take action?...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
This is not right. This is not warranted. I am sorry you are experiencing this misunderstanding and discrimination. Is there an infection control or infectious disease expert you may talk to? All best to you.... Read more »

If I superglue my penis shut before sex instead of wearing a condom, can I still catch aids?

please tell me what are the chances of getting aids if i do this....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll bet you voted for Bush. Twice, right? Go ahead and give it a try and let us know how it works out for you, OK? (Forum readers, it's also a good way to keep dolts and Republicans from procreating.) Now before I start getting mail... Read more »

could i catch hiv from my own semen (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS)

i just want to know that if put my own semen on a sex toy and insert it in to me can i catch hiv/aids?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your question once again demonstrates the urgent need for age-appropriate sex education in our schools (and the equal urgent need for you to have a real date with a real person, rather than an inanimate object purchased at Good Vibrations Sex... Read more »
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Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 2 Replies

By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor

CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa
concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS (news - web sites) virus from a single
sexual encounter with an infected person is one in 588.

This risk is...

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Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am only 19 and I don't quite understand why I have to deal with this.
Perhaps some will laugh at me for my ignorance and deem this post as a hoax, but I really am frightened over this issue and am losing sleep over this. Please, someone try to help... Read more »

My Fiance died when I was 2000 miles away

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My Fiance died when I was 2000 miles away

Till I Fall Away If you are reading this, I want you to know
that it has been a very long time since I've been close to a
girl. Sure I have friends that are girls, but that is all they
are, no more, no less.... Read more »

posotive husband pushing me (-) away

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
My husband purposed to me christmas 2002. He found out in august of 2003 that he has HIV, I was tested immideatly and am negitive. We married in october 2003. He has been my best friend for over 6 years and now is pushing me away. Nothing I do is... Read more »