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The Well Project

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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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC (answer... Read more »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your washer, the purpose being to get the stain out, as there wouldn't be any live virus to "kill!" Regarding caring for an HIV/AIDS patient at home, yes, sheets can be washed (use detergent with bleach) and dried without any risk of... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...repost a few questions from the archives. Dr. Bob Question (HIV FROM TWO HIV NEGATIVES) Jan 20, 2007 I was just wondering. Can AIDS come out of no where? Like, if two people are disease free, can an infection occur between them like AIDS assuming... Read more »

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that unprotected anal sex would somehow 'create' HIV/AIDS. Is this just a wierd misconception? and if I had unprotected anal sex w my bf (and neither of us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Marklyn, Apparently you didn't look very hard! See below for a small sampling of what is in the archives. Dr. Bob can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008) Jun 2, 2008 me and my partner have been... Read more »
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U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

HIV/AIDS in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

...loss that, although serious, is less severe than deafness and usually permits understanding of spoken language through hearing aids. Hearing Impairment refers to all degrees of hearing loss, from slight to profound. 2 People who are... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing and HIV/AIDS

...experts estimated that the deaf population was about 8 years behind the hearing population in its knowledge and awareness about HIV/AIDS. 3 Critical Issues Seventy-five percent of the deaf and hard of hearing in the United States use... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Am I Hearing You Right?

...people consider ASL their first language, and English their second," says Scot Pott, president of the National Coalition of the Deaf Community and HIV. American Sign Language is just that, a language. It is not charades or acting out of English... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Person With AIDS (PWA) Advocates for the Deaf

...the help of his longtime interpreter, Julie Friedman, Kennedy focused his comments on the unique challenges faced within the HIV community by the deaf and hearing impaired and by those health-care providers and volunteers who wish to serve them. ... Read more »
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New HIV/AIDS Community Website

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Greetings, We have started a new HIV/AIDS website. We currently have the ability for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the community and hiv dating. Read more »

New HIV/AIDS Community Website

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Greetings, We have started a new HIV/AIDS website. We currently have the ability for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the community and hiv dating. Read more »

New HIV/AIDS Community Website

Posted by Anonymous
...Greetings, We have started a new HIV/AIDS website. We currently have the ability for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the community and hiv dating. Read more »

New HIV/AIDS Community Website

Posted by Anonymous
...Greetings, We have started a new HIV/AIDS website. We currently have the ability for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the community and hiv dating. Read more »