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First Cases Of Hiv In Black Women

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing this trend, we must have a thorough understanding of the unique issues that affect women living with HIV infection. To date, the medical community has focused a large amount of its research efforts on HIV/AIDS in men. 1 ,2 However, both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have...
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I am indeed the first documented case

Dear Dr.BobI am crying while I send you this in hopes to be supported. I had protected vaginal sex with a very very very skanky girl. In my defense She lied about being skanky. She told me she only had sex 3 times with protection. She also told me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,What, another "first documented case" submitted by someone crying into their laptop???? Jeeeeeeez . . . it must be a full moon or something, because you are like the 5th one today.Dude, protected sex is protected, no matter how... Read more »

BLACK WOMEN AIDS AND GAY OR BISEXUAL BLACK MEN?

I WANT TO KNOW WHERE I CAN GET INFORMATION ON THE AIDS RISING EPIDEMIC AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN, WHY BLACK MEN ARE SLEEPING WITH BOTH WOMEN AND MEN AND INFECTING BLACK WOMEN?...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
The Centers for Disease Control is a great place to start. Go to http://www.cdc.gov and then click on the sites dealing with HIV/AIDS. Another really good source for information regarding HIV in the African-American community can be found at... Read more »

black women today

Has the rate of HIV/AIDS increased or decreased among black women today?...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
HIV infections in black women continue to be on the rise.JLS.... Read more »

First documented case of infection through fingering

Dear Dr Robert, Well, I've checked that there is still no documented case of infection through fingering but i'm afraid that my case will be the first one. In early May, I fingered a guy with an unknown status and i had a small wound (due...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »
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first case + from fellatio?

Posted by Anonymous
I am devastated after having unprotected insertive oral sex with a black prostitute 42 days ago.
first and the biggest stupid mistake I've done in my life.
She's gums were bleeding visible. I saw it after two minutes, stop and wash. No cuts or sores... Read more »

Support for professional women diagnosed with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
I know that this disease doesn't discriminate. But I feel so alone as a black woman living with this disease. I'm the person in the family that everyone looks up to. I attended the best Universities, have a great career, beautiful home and car... Read more »

Looking for interviews with young black women

Posted by Anonymous
Hi Out There:

My name is Nandi Pointer and I'm a freelance writer. I'm writing an article about HIV and African-American women and I hoping to find a couple of women to speak with who are living with the disease.

As a Black woman, myself, I am... Read more »

Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Well, it looks like it's now true at least in a few states in the US
This is the future ladies!

Report: Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises in Massachusetts

Heterosexual sex has passed intravenous drug use as the primary way women in... Read more »