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Detection And Prevention Of Sexually Transmitted Infections

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resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...latex condoms are definitely warranted for all penetrative sexual activity between you and your partner.Dr. BobHepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic August 23, 2010Since 2000, outbreaks... Read more »

Is it safe to have unprotected sex with the same person who I infected

Me and my wife are 61 years of age being infected in 2004. Can I have unprotected sex with only my... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Which HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care Are Engaging in Risky Sex and Acquiring Sexually Transmitted Infections: Findings From a Boston Community Health Center

... In this study, the researchers set out to determine the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in a cohort of HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) and to identify the demographic and behavioral characteristics of Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk Exposure Among Black and Minority Ethnic Youth in Northwest London: Findings From a Study Translating a Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk-Reduction Intervention to the UK Setting

... Effective interventions to address the disproportionate impact of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among young black women in the United Kingdom are lacking, noted the investigators. Thus, the Young Brent Project explored Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...Infection and Disease Disseminated Mycobacterium avium Complex Disease Bacterial Respiratory Disease Bacterial Enteric Infections Bartonellosis Syphilis Mucocutaneous Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of a Regular Sex Partner in Sexually Transmitted Infections and Re-infections: Results From the Study of Female Entertainment Establishment Workers in the Philippines

...the association between living with a regular sex partner, risk-taking behaviors, and one's history of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)." Using a large-scale participatory research survey, they obtained data on sexual behavior and STI... Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Has anyone had any signs of a new infection?

Posted by red232, 1 Reply
...What signs or symptoms have you all experienced with new infections? Was your White blood count low? Read more »

sexually transmitted infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what is sexually transmitted infection (STI) Read more »

Infection from Pre-cum

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If by chance you were exposed to pre-cum and was infected, would you seroconvert later than if you were infected by semen? What are the chances of being infected by precum with only one exposure? Read more »