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Do Most Latina Women Have Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Cases Rise Among Latina Women

While new Sonoma County HIV/AIDS diagnoses continued to decline in 2004, the proportion of Latino, female and heterosexual cases continued growing, according to a county report published last month. "This trend in Sonoma County is consistent with... Read more »
TheBody.com

Latinas Construyendo Liderazgo: Strengthening Latina Community Awareness of HIV/AIDS

Lillibeth Gonzalez If you haven't had many opportunities to attend HIV-related conferences, you might wonder just what happens at these gatherings. Four women in our community wrote about their experiences at various conferences over the past... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV's Hidden Victims -- More Latina Immigrants Are Being Infected, Often by Husbands or Boyfriends

Latinas are increasingly at risk of HIV infection, often by husbands or boyfriends who secretly inject drugs or have sex with men, studies find. At the end of June last year, 30 percent of all California women with HIV were Latina, resulting in an... Read more »
Ask the Experts

4 months unprotected sex with hiv+ women (under ART). Chances of hiv?

Hello,I am married to a HIV+ women. This happened unknowingly and she believes she contracted the virus from her first husband. I have been having sex with her for the past four months, more than a couple of times a day. 70% of those were without a...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Ty,That your wife was being treated for HIV without her knowledge is very concerning and her physician committed a grave error in not explaining to your wife her condition and the nature of her therapy. The physician also failed to take into... Read more »

HIV- women & HIV + guy

I meet this guy and we have been dating for about 7/8 weeks. We haven't kissed or had sex. I like the guy, but he just told me that he is HIV+, for about 18 months, from a previous relationship with another women. I still like him, at this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You've been dating for eight weeks and haven't even kissed yet??? Hmm . . . are you sure your new Mr. Right isn't gay? OK, let's assume he's straight as a lawn dart and positively charged. There is absolutely no risk... Read more »

women infecting women

Can a women with HIV infect another women...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThough it does carry the lowest risk it is possible. Of course one of the women have to have HIV in order for that to happen. So ensuring that both partners are HIV negative is important. Then if one or both have HIV then the usual precautions... Read more »

women to women

dear doctor please help mei'm a mother since 2 month now. march 2001 i had a sexual contact with my girlfired which is hiv +. i thought that what we are doing is safe. it was slight kissing, she performedoral sex on me a little and i fingered...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
Women who have sex with women can transmit STD's and HIV. HIV may be transmitted by oral sex especially during menses or if there is any inflammation present such as open lesions. My guess is that your risk is very low but it is not zero. I... Read more »
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El ambiente en Amrica Latina y el Hiv

Posted by xyahka, 3 Replies
Hola, tengo una pregunta (para relajar un poco la temtica del foro). Cmo se ve/trata en sus pases a las personas infectadas con Hiv? en qu forma esto ha afectado su percepcin hacia la enfermedad, as como el deseo de educarse al respecto? Si el... Read more »

Necesito informacin sobre Test de XMRV en Amrica Latina

Posted by Sherezade, 3 Replies
Estimados amigos,

Ya llevo algn tiempo leyndolos y pens en recurrir a ustedes ya que necesito informacin sobre los tests comerciales de XMRV en Amrica Latina. He encontrado solo dos casos en el foro que tienen tests de XMRV positivos: los foristas... Read more »

HISPANIC HIV LOOKING FOR A HIV WOMEN

Posted by Anonymous
HI, MY NAME IS HUMBERTO FROM MASTIC BEACH IN LONG ISLAND . I AM LOOKING FOR A WOMEN WHO UNDERSTANDS THE EMOTIONAL AND FELLING OF SOMEONE WHO IS LIVING WITH HIV AND IS NOT AFFRAID TO HAVE SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH SOMEONE. WHO ALSO LIKES MOVIES,... Read more »

Are HIV- women or men more likely to be accepting of you being HIV+

Posted by PozInOrlando, 1 Reply
I am recently HIV+ and it seems based on what I read about and have heard that men who are HIV- tend to be more accepting of a woman who's HIV+ than the other way around when it comes to serodiscordant relationships

Do yo think when it comes to... Read more »