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Do Straight Males Get Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Where does HIV have to travel in order for a heterosexual male to get infected?

Dr. Bob,If a heterosexual male was having unprotected sex with a female, where does HIV have to travel for that person to become infected? Barring any cuts or scrapes in the genital or groin area, does it have to just get inside the opening at the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi M,HIV can permeate across mucous membranes. The urethra, pee hole, is lined with a mucous membrane. Hence, HIV merely needs to have Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Namibia Law Banning Male-to-Male Sex Is Hindering Condom Distribution, HIV Prevention in Prisons, Advocates Say

...male-to-male sex is preventing condom distribution in the country's prisons and hindering HIV prevention efforts, according to HIV/AIDS advocates, South Africa's Mail & Guardian reports. According to government officials, condom distribution... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rwanda to Launch Mass Male Circumcision Program to Reduce Spread of HIV/AIDS

... Rwanda recently announced that it plans to launch a male circumcision program as a way of reducing the spread of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections, the New Times/AllAfrica.com reports. A Ministry of Health document said the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Might Reduce Risk of Male-to-Female HIV Transmission, Study Says

...of PLoS Medicine , male circumcision might reduce the risk of female-to-male transmission by about 60% ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 10/26/05). A presentation of the study finding a reduced female-to-male risk of HIV transmission for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Might Reduce Risk of Female-to-Male HIV Transmission by About 65%, Study Presented at IAS Meeting Says

... Male circumcision can reduce by about 65% the risk of men contracting HIV through sexual intercourse with women, according to a study conducted by French and South African researchers and presented Tuesday Read more »
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Straight Male and HIV+

Posted by Anonymous
...refered to this site after a post on a bullitin board. Several times The Body was mentioned as the definiteve net resource for HIV+. It is rather disconcerting to see that THE HIV+ site has a focus on gay men, and women, but...no straight men... Read more »

CONFUSED STRAIGHT HIV+ MALE, SEEKING FRIENDS

Posted by Scottishchris, 4 Replies
...Hi, my name is Chris, i'm 28yrs old, i live in Scotland. Not much support up here, seeking friends, females more than welcome. Hope to hear from you soon, bye Read more »

is there any couple (male and female) HIV+

Posted by Unlucky2, 1 Reply
...i wouold like to find a couple that is HIV positive and both partners are Positiive i would like to know about your experience cause i need advise... my girlfriend might Read more »

New here - HIV- female with HIV+ male partner

Posted by iSerenity, 2 Replies
...Hi, I'm new here myself, glad I found this site. I'm HIV- and involved with a wonderful man that is HIV+. Already have two kids from a previous relationship. We've been together for Read more »