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Heterosexual People With Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Increase in Overseas Acquired HIV Infections Among Heterosexual People in Western Australia

A recent increase in the number of heterosexually acquired HIV infections among non-Aboriginal persons has been noted in Western Australia (WA) but not in other jurisdictions of the country, the authors wrote. In this study, they set out to describe... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida Community Where Heterosexual Sex First Identified as HIV Risk Factor Still Has High HIV Prevalence, Study Says

A rural Florida community -- where researchers in 1986 determined that heterosexual sex and not mosquitoes was the primary transmission route of HIV -- continues to have high HIV prevalence, although prevention programs might have helped lower the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Counseling Heterosexual Couples About HIV in Zambia, Rwanda Could Prevent 60% of HIV Cases, Study Finds

Counseling heterosexual couples living in Zambia and Rwanda about HIV transmission could prevent up to 60% of new cases, according to a study published Saturday in the journal Lancet , Reuters reports (Fox, Reuters, 6/26). Of the new HIV cases... Read more »
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Questions from a Male Heterosexual "circulating (recombinant forms, CRF A/E, HIV subtypes)

I am a male heterosexual with multiple partners. These women vary in sexual histories, with some of their sexual histories being very limited but others being extremely extensive. Some are American and other are from various countries abroad. None...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Male Heterosexual,1.PCR testing is not recommended for HIV diagnostic screening, due to the rate of false positives, other technical considerations and cost. Besides, quarantining your partner for 12 days is a bit impractical, doncha'... Read more »

What level of risk from heterosexual vaginal intercourse

How many cases have been reported of AIDS or HIV infection contracted in the U.S. by men from heterosexual vaginal intercourse with a non I.V. drug user, non hemopheliac. What are the probabilies that I would become infected if I do not use a condom...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi,Thank you for your question.From 1981 to December 1995 (the latest statistic currently available), of 434,719 adult cases of AIDS in men, 13,521 (or 3%) became infected through heterosexual contact. Keep in mind that these are AIDS cases. This... Read more »

Misclassification problems / Heterosexual misclassifications?

QUESTION #1:Could you please comment on the study by Murphy, Mueller, and Whitman in J AIDS and Human Retrovirology 16: 122-126, 1997? In case you haven't been able to keep up with the latest literature, this article presented the results of a...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions. When reading a paper such as this, one must be EXTREMELY cautious in how one interprets this data. This report can be very easily misinterpreted. This report does NOT mean that transmission through heterosexual... Read more »

Heterosexual AIDS a myth?

I have a question about heterosexual AIDS transmission... 1) back in 1982 at the outset of the disease, about 95% of cases were found in individuals falling into one of four risk groups (gay men, intrav. drug users, hemopheliacs, blood...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.You bring up a number of issues here. First of all, remember that when welook at risk factors for AIDS cases, these statistics tell us how people wereinfected an average of 10 years ago. That's because the... Read more »
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HIV support groups for Heterosexual Professionals

Posted by kartman, 1 Reply
HI everyone,

I was tested positive last March (2010)....thankfully I am very healthy. The only person i have told about my condition is my best friend and although she is very supportive and we can talk about anything HIV related, I think it is time... Read more »

HIV+ heterosexual woman diagnosed in 1985

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am so grateful for people who take time to give us these
resources. I am a HIV+ heterosexual woman & have been diagnosed since
1985. I lost my husband to AIDS in 1992. I am white, have a masters
degree + advanced post grad work, I am 50 years... Read more »

Support group for HIV+ heterosexuals

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a heterosexual 23 y.o. HIV+ male. I have been looking for a place to meet other heterosexuals with HIV. Is there anyplace out there for people like me to meet others? Thanks.
John

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Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
I hope I am not sounding rude as I do not want to offend anyone. I would just like to find a dating website where I can find me a good woman. I am a Heterosexual man looking for a Heterosexual woman. Why is this so hard?

I may come off as a man... Read more »