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Heterosexual Risk For Hiv Infection

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The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention Getting Tested for HIV HIV began mostly as a disease of young men, but today the epidemic impactspeople of all ages, including older people (age 50 and over). While most newHIV infections are still in younger people, people 50 and older are also beinginfected. Older Women: An Overlooked Group Women over 50 are frequently ignored in discussions about HIV prevention andcare. It is...
Ask the Experts

resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and use of GHB (gamma hydroxyl butyrate). Hepatitis C is transmitted... Read more »

Please answer: New findings, "OESTROGEN CREAM TO HELP REDUCE HIV INFECTION IN MEN"

Is this for real? My gf = +. And I would like to f**k her without a condom. What do you think? Please reply Dr. BOB. You know that this is a new topic, and needs to be discussed further. Topical Oestrogen Keratinises The Human Foreskin and May Help...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...protective effects of male circumcision, with three studies involving African heterosexual men showing that it reduced their risk of infection with HIV by 50 - 60%. Circumcision is thought to help prevent infection with HIV because Langerhans... Read more »

HEMOPHILIA AND HIV INFECTION IN ABSOLUTELY HETEROSEXUAL MAN

DEAR DOC. I AM STRICTLY HETEROSEXUAL MAN OF 43 YEARS OLD, I WAS DETECTED HIV + 2 WEEKS AGO IN A ROUTINE EXAMINATION BEFORE MARRIED, I AM AFRAID TO HAVE CONTRACTED HIV VIRUS IN 1999 HAVING UNPROTECTED SEX WITH A FEMALE DOCTOR, SHE TOLD ME SHE WAS ...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Her history might have put her at risk for HIV infection and in turn that is how you got infected.MH 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 more...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Users (IDUs). However, beginning in 1991, there was a dramatic change in the pattern of spread among heterosexuals acquiring HIV infection. Beginning in that year, reports indicated that a smaller and smaller percentage of infected... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Risk From Heterosexual Intercourse May Be Underestimated

... The standard method for assessing the risk of HIV infection among heterosexuals could be underestimating the potential for transmission, according to a new overview of published Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Characteristics of Persons With Heterosexually Acquired HIV Infection, United States 1999-2004

...and Hispanics (23 percent) than for non-Hispanic blacks (20 percent). "To decrease the incidence of heterosexually acquired HIV infections, prevention and education programs should target all persons at risk, especially women, non-Hispanic blacks... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Risk of HIV Transmission From Heterosexual Intercourse Could Be Underestimated, Study Finds

... The standard method for assessing risk of HIV transmission through heterosexual intercourse could be flawed, according to a study published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Risk Factors Among Self-Identified Lesbians, Bisexual Women, and Heterosexual Women Accessing Primary Care Settings

...reported recent sex with men. Of these, 51 percent reported ever using condoms. Heterosexual women were at highest risk for HIV infection as a result of lack of condom use (P "Women of all sexual orientations, and particularly heterosexual women,... Read more »
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Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...transmitted diseases. Promoting condoms does not promote sexual activity. Individuals who engage in sex without a condom are at risk of being infected with HIV or multiple HIV exposures, putting themselves and others at risk of HIV infection.... Read more »

Somebody Asked About The Risk for Male in Vaginal

Posted by Anonymous
..."Insertive vaginal sex (male risk in heterosexual coitus) is estimated to cause HIV infection 0.03% to 0.09% of the time." This is according to Dr. Frascino who leads the Forum on Fatigue and Anemia. (He is HIV+ for many 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 »

For the Heterosexual worried well

Posted by Anonymous
... Researchers ID Risk Factors for Heterosexual HIV Transmission In the nation's largest and longest study of heterosexual HIV transmission, UCSF researchers found transmission Read more »