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Cases Of Men Getting Hiv From Women

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay men. However, as the 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...
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hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...likely to have abnormal Pap tests than HIV-negative women.SymptomsMany women do not experience symptomsIn very advanced stages, a woman may experience pain, vaginal discharge, and bleeding between periodsDiagnosisHIV+ women should have a complete... 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
...transmission, but it's far from low risk! In fact the vast majority of men with HIV worldwide contracted it from HIV-infected women! What exactly needs to happen? Infected cervical/vaginal secretions need to come into contact with the mucous... Read more »

Gay teens vs. Straight teens: Whose more at risk for HIV?

WHAT ARE THE STATS ON GAY TEENAGERS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 CONTRACTING HIV? ARE THEY AT THE SAME RISK FOR HIV AS HETEROSEXUAL YOUNG MEN? IS THIS DETERMINED BY RACE, UPBRINGING OR SOCIAL FACTORS DO YOU THINK?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...may be preventing an increase in the rate of new HIV infections. Prevention efforts clearly need to target people of color, women, and Gay men (especially young Gay men).Reference: Diagnosis and Reporting of HIV and AIDS in States with... Read more »

HIV/AIDS transmission

Are there any documented cases of AIDS being transmitted from a woman to aman during sexual intercourse?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...heterosexual transmission. However, wecan say that most became infected through vaginal and/or anal intercoursewith infected women. If you have any further questions, please feel free to e-mail me at"nvhotline@aol.com" or call me at... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Manitoba Report Shows Disturbing Trends in HIV Cases Among Aboriginals and Women

...explosion of HIV among aboriginals, and the new data show infections are disproportionately high among native populations as well as women. MHP has increased its outreach in rural and northern areas, said Sane Dube, a spokesperson for Winnipeg's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV Cases in Malaysia Decreasing, Percentage of Women Living With Virus Increasing, Health Ministry Official Says

... The number of new HIV cases in Malaysia has decreased since 2002, but the percentage of women newly diagnosed with the virus has increased during the same time period, Abdul Rasid Kasri, deputy director of disease control Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV Cases Among Women in Wisconsin Increasing, Group Says

... While the number of new cases of HIV in Wisconsin has stabilized over the last decade, women now represent more of the overall number of cases, the AP/ Chicago Tribune reports (AP/ Chicago Tribune , 6/2). According Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Debate Over Mandatory HIV Testing Increases in Malaysia, New Cases Up Among Married Women

...needle distribution and harm-reduction methadone treatment programs. However, a 35% increase in the number of cases among married women ages 21 to 35 was reported, "a new trend that has alarmed the government," Inter Press Service reports. The ... Read more »
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Documented Cases of HIV thru Oral Sex on Woman

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Are there any reported and documented cases of getting HIV thru performing oral sex on a woman ? Thanks. Read more »

Incidence of women getting HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...December 3, 2002 National News Report: Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises in Massachusetts Boston Herald 12.02.02; Michael Lasalandra Heterosexual sex has passed Read more »

Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Well, it looks like it's now true at least in a few states in the US This is the future ladies! Report: Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises in Massachusetts Heterosexual sex has passed intravenous drug use as the primary way Read more »

U.S. women read this

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...In the U.S., and globally, most women are infected with Hiv sexually (vaginal route), and these women are infected by bisexual men, who got infected themselves by Read more »