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Does Hiv Affect The Female Reproductive Organs

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+...
Ask the Experts

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Your husband's HIV specialist would be able to provide you with a referral to an HIV-knowledgeable OB/GYN specialist to help organize the sperm washing and in vitro fertilization procedures.Now, turning to the homeland security issue, do you... Read more »

Using latex condoms (SUPERINFECTION, 2009) (FINDINGS SUGGEST HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2009)

I heard if two HIV positive people (two men) who want to have sex then they both people must use latex condoms for prevention. I heard that if one HIV positive person could have one strain of the HIV/AIDS virus and the other HIV positive person...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...behaviors such as serosorting and serodisclosure that can help to curtail the spread of HIV." Beliefs about multiple infections can affect behavior. In interviews with 193 HIV positive men who have sex with men (33% Latino, 29% African American),... Read more »

Super infection HIV+ couple

I am still trying to understand whether super infection is possible between spouses who are HIV+ and faithful to each other? We are a couple HIV+ my wife started taking medicines (Trimune 30) more than three years ago when her CD4 count dropped to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...behaviors such as serosorting and serodisclosure that can help to curtail the spread of HIV." Beliefs about multiple infections can affect behavior. In interviews with 193 HIV positive men who have sex with men (33% Latino, 29% African American),... Read more »

Barebacking as a bottom (FINDINGS SUGGEST HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2009) (SUPERINFECTION, 2009)

recently alot of bareback videos have come on the market which i love watching. i am poz and was always told dont bareback you can change your strain and become resistance to your current meds, "atripla" by the way and undetectable. but how can porn...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...was wrong with us. My boyfriend and I do plan on using condoms from now on. But I guess I was just wondering how it already affected us up till now. We were probably still both just HIV status before we met, but we are in our 40s and did not use... Read more »
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The Body

Wanted: Feminist Warriors to Fight HIV/AIDS

...percent of the U.S. female population, we account for 82 percent of all female HIV/AIDS cases in the U.S. But if this disease is affecting and killing women, why are we not talking about it? Ain't we all women? What's interesting is that... Read more »
Positive Women's Network USA

White House Says Women Are a Priority in the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy

...opportunity for HIV testing, education and prevention." Other speakers addressed the broader needs of women living with and affected by HIV whose basic human rights to health, safety, non-discrimination, and adequate housing are routinely... Read more »
Housing Works

Would Your Mom Approve? Women's Groups Give National Strategy a C+

...thirteen women's rights and health organizations, examines the strategy's efforts to address the needs of women living with and affected by HIV. The results are mediocre at best, with the Office of National AIDS Policy pulling in a C+ for its... Read more »
The Body

HIV/AIDS Community Spotlight: People Who Made a Difference in 2010

..."Positive women are the knowledge brokers, and if they sit at the table at a decision-making forum, they can say how this decision affects communities who are living with or affected with HIV," Crone said. "They can see the blind spots of... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...Interview with Dr. Jim Curran First AIDS fund-raiser held After reading in The New York Times about a mysterious disease affecting gay men, gay activist Larry Kramer, holds a meeting of concerned people in his apartment. Within a year,... Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
...(who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those affected by HIV/AIDS (people actually refuse to take them!) So we have opened the first! A care home/assisted living... Read more »

Care home for people affected with HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
...(who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those affected by HIV/AIDS (people actually refuse to take them!) So we have opened the first! A care home/assisted living... Read more »