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Do Teenage Black Females Have Hiv

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Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...are important in the treatment of HIV-positive women. However, many social and cultural issues, with special relevance to women, affect HIV treatment considerations just as they affect HIV prevention. Only 60% of HIV-positive females who qualify for HAART in the U.S. are on this life-saving therapy, compared to 75% of HIV-positive men who qualify for therapy. The reasons for this gender disparity need to be further elucidated, but some of...
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC... Read more »

can you get hiv if (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

if 3 male virgins all HIV negative have anal sex multiple times could they get HIV ?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...through vaginal sex than men, although the virus can also be transmitted from women to men. Anal sex (whether malemale or malefemale) poses a high risk mainly to the receptive partner, because the lining of the anus and rectum is extremely thin... Read more »

how does HIV create? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

if two or different guy's sperm get(both the guy r not havng AIDS,or other diseases) mixed does it originate HIV virus or something like that,like other virus???i mean does it create other virus or something dangerous????one of my friend is very...
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) with an ATNC (answer that never changes). See below. Dr. BobHIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010) May 17, 2010Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected Read more »

Can you get it (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Okay, so say youre two males, about to have sex, and neither of you have aids, can you still get aids from anal? Im confused from what friends have told me, as each one contradicts the others answer. Of course, protection would always be used!!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...through vaginal sex than men, although the virus can also be transmitted from women to men. Anal sex (whether malemale or malefemale) poses a high risk mainly to the receptive partner, because the lining of the anus and rectum is extremely thin... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Official Says "Down Low" Men Not Responsible for High HIV Rates Among Black Women

...partners who are bisexual and found there are actually relatively few," said Dr. Kevin Fenton, director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention. "More are male partners who are having female partners and are... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

HIV Education in the Schools

...to 19 year olds report having had oral sex. According to a 2007 study of 350 sexually active 12-18 year old African-American females, 20% had anal sex with someone they considered a boyfriend and 12% with a casual sex partner. Only 21% of... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Condom Use Higher Among Blacks Than Other Groups, But Not Enough to Beat HIV

...Not Good Enough No matter how you slice it, even the highest condom rates aren't high enough for a community entrenched in an HIV/AIDS epidemic. Dr. Reece observes that while young Black men's 20.5 percent rate of reported condom use "may be... Read more »
The Body PRO

5% or More of Perinatally HIV-Infected Adolescents May Be Long-Term Nonprogressors, U.S. Study Suggests

...number of things. We are enrolling children ages 7 to 16, so the median age of this group was 14 and a half. About half were female. Half were black. Most of them did not have extensive clinical disease: One third of them had what we call CDC... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...conference is boycotted by many foreign health officials and scientists because of U.S. policy barring entrance to foreigners with HIV/AIDS. The international conference scheduled to be held in Boston in 1992 is ultimately moved to Amsterdam. ... 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 »

No Place for Regular Men

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...people get it too). If that is the case, why isn't there a posting area for "Men." There is a posting area for women, gays, Blacks, military and teens have theirs. What do we have to do to get a site for just regular Joe's who became... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=4392.0 I didn't know HIV cared if a person was gay, straight, white, black, yellow, young, old, male or female. Read more »