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Gay Men And Hiv Infection

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utahns Don't Expect Swift Widespread Use of AIDS Pill That Helps Gay Men Avoid HIV Infection

Utah HIV/AIDS physicians and advocates are reacting cautiously to news that an already approved HIV treatment can help prevent healthy gay men from becoming infected. The study involved men who have sex with men, and transgender persons who have... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In New York City, Unsafe Sex More Likely Among HIV-Infected Women Than HIV-Infected Gay or Heterosexual Men

A New York City Health Department study presented Wednesday at the 12th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston reports that HIV-positive women in the city are more likely to have unprotected sex than infected gay or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Baltimore Leads in HIV Infection in Gay Men

CDC's recently released study involving men who have sex with men in 21 US cities found the proportion who were HIV-positive was greatest in Baltimore. In all, 38 percent of the about 500 MSM surveyed in Baltimore were infected. Of them, 73 percent... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Are gay men considered high risk for hepatitus B? How many years after the last hepatitus B and A boosters should gay men get another?

Are gay men considered high risk for hepatitus B? How many years after the last hepatitus B booster should gay men get another? How many years after the last hepatitus A booster should gay men get another?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Gay/Bisexual men are generally consideredat higher risk for both Hepatitis A and B. This is because Gay/Besexual menhave tended to engage in high risk activities for these viruses, withmultiple sexual partners.... Read more »

Differing statuses. HIV+ and HIV- gay men

What do you do to protect yourself the best way when having sex with a positive man when you are a negative man?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
In order to protect yourself from HIV infection when having sex with another man, you need to know some basic concepts:1) Having mucous membrane (in men, the lining of the rectum, urethra, or mouth) contact with your partner's semen or blood... Read more »

percentage of gay men with HIV

On a list serve, a comment was made that less then 25% of gay men have HIV.Is this close to true?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Since there seems to be an unlimited number of Republican rightwing self-loathing closeted gay politicians being unceremoniously outed by their no-longer secret sexual antics, it's difficult to comment on the actual percentage of gay men,... Read more »

25% of gay men are HIV+ in SF?

Hi Doc,According to some estimates, 25% of gay men here in San Francisco are HIV-positive. This is the mean estimate and the percentage may be higher or lower. How accurate do you think this is? And why is it not more widely publicized. If it's...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,It's important to note these are epidemiological estimates based on representative sampling. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funded some of these studies. They found HIV prevalence rates as high as 24% in gay men living in San... Read more »
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Posted by Chloe1023
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Over 20% gay and bisexual men are... Read more »

Question about gay men

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am getting my thoughts on who really has HIV. Does anyone have any thought on what percentage of gay men are infected? Read more »

gay men to hang out with

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
whats up men. My name is Lee and I'm from a city just 5 min. from chicago. I'm looking for other gay men that i can talk to. I've notice that it's easier to date men with hiv, than men w/out it. It makes life alittle easier. So, if you live in the... Read more »