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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that screening tests exit. Health care professionals, too, remain divided on how and whether to screen for it. In fact, a...
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Vasectomy and HIV/STD's

Can a male who is HIV Positive, who has a had a vasectomy, transmit HIV and other STD's during unprotected sex?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. A vasectomy (a form of male sterilization to prevent pregnancy) will not prevent the transmission of HIV, nor other sexually transmitted Read more »

Dealing with Sex...I mean lack thereof (DISCLOSURE)

Hi Dr. Bob,I have been dealing with my poz status since December. I could tell you my story but that's not why I am writing.At this point I feel I may be ready (actually, I really need to be ready) to get over someone and many people are telling me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of HIV/AIDS. Dr. Bob Must disclose it is law. Dec 21, 2005 One should always disclose status. One of your fans wrote he is a gay 38 with hiv and his buddy topped him 10 times and he has not disclosed.He said the sex is so go he knows they will... Read more »

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
...infected person has unsafe sex with an uninfected person. The mere act of anal sex does not create STDs. (See below.)Dr. Bobgay anal sex with two hiv negatives Jun 2, 2008dr bob,i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and... Read more »

vasectomy

I had a vasectomy 25 years ago, can my sperm still produce a child should I choose to have 1 today? Is artificial insemination an option using my sperm?
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...suggest that you contact an infertility specialist in your area to see what would be the success rate of being able to reverse a vasectomy performed 25 years ago or being able to use sperm for artificial insemination without having to reverse the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...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... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, April 14, 2008

... Is Sexual Transmission of Hep C Common? I've read research that suggests hepatitis C transmission is more common among gay men than experts once thought. What do you know about this? BACK TO TOP ... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men

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...HIV/AIDS information from a safe, trusted place that was created with you in mind? TheBody.com's new HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men contains a vast collection of basic info, first-person stories, expert tips and podcasts on issues of... Read more »

vasectomies and safe Sex

Posted by wazsa, 1 Reply
...Can anyone tell me if having unprotected sex with a guy that has had a vasectomy is classes as safe or unsafe. The guy has been tested and is negative. Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Staley formerly of AIDSMEDS (now owned by Poz Magazine) agrees with the new LA Public Service Announcements that stress HIV is a gay disease. Here is the article that critizes these ads. HIV Ads Embrace, and Stun, Audience By Sharon Bernstein,... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Staley formerly of AIDSMEDS (now owned by Poz Magazine) agrees with the new LA Public Service Announcements that stress HIV is a gay disease. Here is the article that critizes these ads. HIV Ads Embrace, and Stun, Audience By Sharon Bernstein,... Read more »