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Do Inmates Contracted Hiv Because Of Sex While Incarcerated In The Us

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

KCET's "Life and Times" Examines How Black, Latino Women in Los Angeles County Are Contracting HIV From Former Prison Inmates

KCET 's "Life and Times " on Thursday examined how AIDS-related illnesses have become a leading cause of death among black and Latino women in their 20s and 30s in Los Angeles County, Calif., in part because many of them contract HIV from partners... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Female Trouble: Studies Look at the Factors That Lead Women to HIV and Incarceration

"Well, I'm 36 years old, I'm an African American woman in prison, I'm HIV-positive, and my favorite color is purple." For the past year I have been conducting a study of women like this one, interviewing them about their lives and their risk... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV and Incarcerated Women

"The first woman that died on September 6, 1999, I had seen this woman running around for months. She had pieces of Tampax and Kleenex stuffed up in her nose to stop the flow of blood. Her stomach (she was a little skinny woman) looked like a... Read more »
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Anal sex and aids (CAN TWO HIV NEGATIVES CONTRACT HIV FROM EACH OTHER?)

my husband and i had unprotected anl sex neither of us have aids or HIV and i we are in a monogomus relationship. what are my chances of contacted the HIV virus...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Can two HIV-negative people contract HIV/AIDS from having unprotected anal sex with each other? Astoundingly this has become another QTND (Question That Never Dies)! It dramatically points out (1) the failure of sex education, (2) the failure... Read more »

Odds of contracting HIV through protected sex

What are the odds of contracting HIV through protected vaginal sex with a person known to have the virus? How do those odds change with protected anal sex? I have not been able to find a straight answer on this, and there are many different...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Another QTND (Question That Never Dies). The odds of contracting HIV through "protected" sex (vaginal or otherwise) with a poz partner are exactly zero, zilch, none, nada, nyet! That's assuming that "protected" means the... Read more »

Do u always contract HIV everytime You have sex?

Dear Dr.,I am a very paranoid person as you can see.Like the title implies, will a person catch HIV the first time that they have unprotected sex? Or can they get lucky and not catch it?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
If you have unprotected sex, then the risk of HIV infection depends mostly on whether your sexual partner is HIV positive. Since you have no sure way of knowing your partner's HIV status, then the safest thing to do is to always use condoms... Read more »

Is HIV contracted through oral sex

I was diagnosed to be HIV positive in October 2002. Oral sex was performed on me (I am a female) in early December, without protection. Did I give it to the guy? He has been tested and it came back negative? How long does it take to show up....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Chances are your partner need not fear if all that happened was oral sex. Several studies have shown that the risk of oral HIV transmission is extremely low and even more so when it is a woman who is infected and is having oral sex performed on... Read more »
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7/12, New York, NY: Criminalization, Incarceration & HIV

Posted by bartleby
Criminalization, Incarceration & HIV
Thursday, July 12
New York, NY

Incarceration and re-entry are difficult experiences. Family issues, emotional and physical health, housing and employment all present challenges for individuals involved in the... Read more »

Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
7 weeks ago I made the stupid mistake of having unprotected sex with this girl, a one-night stand. I was having [vaginal] intercourse with the girl for maybe 10 minutes at most, when I felt like I was about to ejaculate, so I pulled out (I wasn't... Read more »

What are the odds that I will contract HIV from skin rashes/irritation?

Posted by Wesher11, 1 Reply
I had red rashes/skin irritation on my inner thighs and scrotum, and I had sex with this woman with condom, but I worried that her vaginal fluids got on my rashes on my inner thighs and scrotum, if she is HIV+ and the fluids get on my rashes, will I... Read more »

Contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Recently my husband found out he is HIV+. At this time I am HIV - but I have only had one test and no viral load test done. We know he was negative in the beginning of last year and now he ha HIV. When I asked him about how he got this he told me... Read more »