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

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Risk of HIV contraction after protected sex with prostitute

Hi,I recently went to a massage parlour in macau and one thing led to another and had protected sex with the girl giving me the massagee. we used a condom which didnt seem to have any gaping hole or such. However i did lick her clitorial region a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tests taken prior to the three-month mark are not considered definitive.Thanks for your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated. In return I'm sending you my good-luck karma that... Read more »

Risk of HIV through Oral Sex When Herpes is present and contracted

Dear Dr. Bob--About 7 years ago, you helped me through the only other HIV scare I've ever had... 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... Read more »
Articles
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

...not-for-profit organization for HIV-positive women -- prison inmates often engage in high-risk behavior, such as having unprotected sex, sharing haircutting tools, sharing needles and sharing tattooing equipment. When the inmates are released,... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Women Sexually Involved With Former Inmates Face HIV-Prevention Challenges

...between 17 percent and 25 percent of people in the U.S. living with HIV have been in the prison system . Black Americans are incarcerated at a higher rate than all other races and ethnic groups. While it's not uncommon for prisoners to be HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Prison Time Among Black Males Might Account for Rise in Number of HIV/AIDS Cases Among Blacks, Study Says

...the population is black," according to the Post . The Post reports that other studies show about half of all inmates have sexual relations with members of the same sex, and programs needed to help control the spread of HIV/AIDS in prisons are... Read more »
Brown Medical School

HIV Infection Among Women in Prison: Considerations for Care

...incarcerated women are mothers and were the custodial parent of a minor child prior to incarceration. In 1998, 70% of women in jails, 65% of women in state prisons, and 59% of women in Federal prisons had at least one child under the age of 18 at... Read more »
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Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...before incarceration.... The estimated prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is nearly five times higher for incarcerated populations (2.0%) than for the general U.S. population (0.43%).... "....CDC recommends that HIV... Read more »

HIV contraction possible in this scenario?

Posted by Melissa_Rowan, 1 Reply
...wiped my nose with my shirt , my nose in which was sore and raw from a cold. Theoretically if the blood on my shirt was from an HIV+ person and I did wipe my sore and raw nose, is transmission possible? (I didn't have a bloody nose or anything) ... 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 Read more »