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Women and HIV

...64% of infected women in the U.S. are Black, although only 13% of the U.S. population is Black. Please see Fact Sheet 611 for more information on pregnancy and HIV. What Do Women Need to Know? Women are at risk for HIV infection. Many women think AIDS is a disease of gay men. But women get HIV from heterosexual sex and from sharing needles. Many women with HIV do not know how they got infected. This suggests that one or more of...
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Negligible risks & extenuating circumstances for oral

Thanks for the tremendous comfort you bring to so many of us. This "frequent" question is more then worth my commitment to making a $100 donation. After performing oral on a woman sex worker of unknown HIV status within the past month, I'm assured...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the symptoms would be generalized, not unilateral.Turning to your specific questions:1. No.2. Lymphadenopathy associated with HIV is a more constant phenomenon. I do not believe your symptoms are HIV related.3. HIV-antibody tests taken prior to... Read more »

confused about cdc definition of high risk heterosexual contact

Hi Dr Bob,The CDC website is not clear to me. If I use a condom that doesn't break with someone who is considered high risk am I now high risk? Or does the cdc definition mean if you have unprotected contact with a high risk person you are high...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Scorps Fan,Unprotected sex with a high-risk individual would put you at risk for STDs including HIV.Protected sex is protected, assuming the latex or polyurethane condom Read more »

HIV+ hetro couple need help

My fiance and I both found out we were HIV+ together about 3 weeks ago, we are both new to the virus according to our doc, we have tried to trace back and we believe the only incident was 18 months ago for the male to have caught the virus and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...required in most states to disclose your HIV status before having sex with them. Also it might be helpful for you to know I've been HIV infected since January 1991 and I'm still here. A long and satisfying life with HIV is indeed possible, but... Read more »

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
...doubt he will review your history and lab results and come to the exact same conclusion. Stop stressing and start WOO-HOOing. HIV is not your problem. Dr. Bob Read more »
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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 »
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

Risk Factors Driving the Emergence of a Generalized Heterosexual HIV Epidemic in Washington, District of Columbia, Networks at Risk

...transmission a leading mode of acquisition and African-American women disproportionately affected," the study authors sought to examine risk factors driving the local epidemic using National HIV Behavioral Surveillance data from the District. In... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: The Associations of Binge Alcohol Use With HIV/STI Risk and Diagnosis Among Heterosexual African-American Men

...diseases in this population. The current study, therefore, was designed to determine whether binge drinking is associated with risky sexual activities and recent diagnosis of HIV/STI among heterosexual black men reporting multiple sex partners in... Read more »
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Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...intravenous drug users, the groups that made up most HIV/AIDS cases. Black women make up almost half of women newly diagnosed with HIV in the state, and Hispanic women are represented disproportionately to their population. Contributing to... Read more »

Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
...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 who just want to date... Read more »

heterosexual oral sex risks?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...multiple times that he is clean. He also did not ejaculate in my mouth. I also recieved oral sex from him. I am curious about my risks of infection. A lot of websites say oral sex is high risk, but this one says its low. It's already been one... Read more »

Heterosexual risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello , Its now 4 weeks since my exposure to an STD(NGU) from a protected vaginal and unprotected oral experience with a sex worker.I am really stressing out guys.I cant but think of just a drop of her secretions may have entered my euthera , and... Read more »