Heterosexual Transmission Of Hiv Female To Male

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Where does HIV have to travel in order for a heterosexual male to get infected?

Dr. Bob,If a heterosexual male was having unprotected sex with a female, where does HIV have to travel for that person to become infected? Barring any cuts or scrapes in the genital or groin area, does it have to just get inside the opening at the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...from an HIV positive female via unprotected vaginal sex! It's all relative. Remember, worldwide HIV is predominantly spread by heterosexual contact. There are 34,000,000 of us infected. The vast majority of males living with HIV worldwide were... Read more »

HIV in homosexuals?

Why is that gays and lesbians are more likely to get HIV and AIDS than heterosexuals? Read more »

Female to Male transmission

Hi, I have heard that it is very difficult or impossible for a male to be infected by HIV from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Emerging Face of AIDS; Heterosexual Females May Not Know They Are HIV-Positive Until They Nearly Die

...Center for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control found that heterosexual women are surpassing gay men in newly acquired HIV infections. By 2002 - the most recent year for which statistics are available - the proportion of HIV-infected females... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hombres Sanos: Evaluation of a Social Marketing Campaign for Heterosexually Identified Latino Men Who Have Sex With Men and Women

...the effectiveness of 'Hombres Sanos' ['Healthy Men'], a social marketing campaign to increase condom use and HIV testing among heterosexually identified Latino men, especially among heterosexually identified Latino men who have sex with men and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heterosexual Transmission of HIV -- 29 States, 1999-2002

...Worldwide, the majority of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections result from heterosexual transmission. 1 To characterize heterosexual transmission of HIV infections in the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

...long-term, confidential name-based HIV reporting. * ) HIV/AIDS was diagnosed for an estimated 9,708 women. 3 High-risk heterosexual contact was the source of 80% of these newly diagnosed infections. 3 Women accounted for 26% of the... Read more »
Connect With Others

Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
...woman. Why is this so hard? I may come off as a man who just want to date per se and not worry about the medical aspects of HIV/AIDS. Honestly, Im sick of worrying about it. I go to the doctor, I take my meds, I work hard, Im educated, and I... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hola Si fuera posible, me gustara que me aclaris algunas dudas. Tuve una relacin sin proteccin con una profesional del sexo hace dos meses. Quisiera saber, en caso de que esta persona fuera seropositiva, cules son las probabilidades de transmisin... Read more »

Interesting Read--For the Male WW

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...OBJECTIVE: To study female to male transmission of HIV in married couples with stable sexual life. METHODS: Among 53 blood-transfused women attending our outpatient care unit concerned Read more »

Heterosexual Male Infections

Posted by hello123, 2 Replies
...I keep reading that is hard for a woman to give HIV to a man. If that is the case, how do heterosexual non-drug using men get infected then? They have to be infected by a woman at some point. Read more »
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