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Can You Get AIDS By Same Sex

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AIDS and sex change

If someone has AIDS, not HIV but AIDS, would they be able to go through the process of getting a sex change. Like the hormone treatments and surgery and all that goes along with it...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.HIV or AIDS, there's no particular reason why someone could not receive both HIV medications and hormone treatments for transgender care or undergo medical support for transitioning.Indeed, there are <a... Read more »

Did AIDS come from having sex with monkeys?

l read your answer about the origins of AIDS and I have a few questions about it. Primarily, is SIV... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Harm Prevention" Instead of "Harm Reduction" Needed to Fight AIDS, Sex Trade, Opinion Piece Says

AIDS prevention programs targeting women and children in the sex trade primarily focus on stopping HIV transmission, while usually ignoring the "operation and slavery of the sex trade as significant contributing factors" to the spread of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Keeping Kenyan Girls in School, Providing HIV/AIDS, Sex Education Could Reduce Future HIV Cases, Experts Say

Reducing the school dropout rate for girls in Kenya and providing adequate HIV/AIDS and sex education could reduce HIV incidence in the country, experts said recently, IRIN News reports. Rosemarie Muganda-Onyando -- executive director of the Centre... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South China Morning Post Examines Efforts to Raise Awareness About HIV/AIDS Among Sex Workers in Bali, Indonesia

The South China Morning Post on Tuesday examined efforts to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS among commercial sex workers in Bali, Indonesia. Official figures show that about 4,000 people were living with HIV/AIDS in Bali as of August 2007 and that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Number of People Infected With AIDS via Sex Increases in Iran

On July 10, Iranian Labour and Social Security Ministry Official Hassan Mousavi said the annual percentage of reported AIDS infections acquired through sex rose from 12 percent during the years 1986-2011 to 33 percent for the years 2011-2012, which... Read more »
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FRIEND WITH AIDS HAVING UNPROTECTED SEX !!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Help I have a friend that is having sex with several people, some married, some very young and that are also dating women with children. He has aids and is suppose to be on meds but is choosing not to take them. He acts like theres nothing wrong... Read more »

MAY HAVE GOTTEN AIDS THROUGH FORCED SEX

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies

I try my best not to get upset anymore, because I won't allow my this illness to take control of my life. I truly uderstand you, Thank God you're negative as of now. Unfortunately for me I wasn't, and I was always the faithful "good girl" type, so... Read more »

whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
About 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility of me contracting AIDS this way assuming if she was HIV positive?

This is the most... Read more »

HIV neg woman sex with AIDS infected man

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a question that may sound stupid...I am an HIV neg female who had sex with my really close friend who has progressed to AIDS. I used a female condom and he used a condom as well. This is the second time this has happened and I have been... Read more »