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High Risk And Low Risk Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Clients of Brothel Prostitutes as a Bridge for HIV Infection Between High-Risk and Low-Risk Groups of Women in Senegal

The researchers conducted a sexual-behavior HIV prevalence survey on male clients of female prostitutes working in brothels in Dakar, Senegal, to investigate the degree to which these men act as a bridge for HIV transmission to the general... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Rates and Risk Behaviors Are Low in the General Population of Men in Southern India but High in Alcohol Venues: Results From Two Probability Surveys

The researchers conducted two probability surveys in Chennai slums among a household sample of men and alcohol venue patrons ("wine shops") to compare HIV and other STD prevalence and to identify STD behavioral risk factors. Investigators found the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Yemen's Low Education Levels, High Poverty Rates Increasing HIV/AIDS Risk, Experts Say

High poverty rates and low education levels are contributing to increased vulnerability to HIV/AIDS in Yemen, especially among commercial sex workers, according to some experts, IRIN/ PlusNews reports. Abdul-Hafed al-Ward, secretary-general of the... Read more »
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Safer Sex and anal/oral sex "Question about high risk and low risk"

I have been reading your Q&A for quite a while, and I found it's informative. But recently I'm a little unsure about the HIV transmission risk. Basically, to have single partner who you know his status should be safer, compared to...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for the questions,I can understand how some of this might be confusing, let's tease the pieces of your question apart.Firstly, your risk was <b>very low</b>. It's important to note that protected sex poses <b>no... Read more »

How do I know if I am at low risk or high risk?

I am a guy (30) who has frequented bath houses and sex bars over the past year. i have also had sex in public washrooms and parks...I've NEVER recieved anal sex without a condom,and with a condom only a couple of times.Mostly i have performed...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. If you are ever unsure about whether you were at low risk or high risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), there are several things that you can do to determine whether you were at risk or not. 1)... Read more »

Alex, your mexican friend...low risk..many times = high risk???

Hello Dr. Bob, i hope that you still remember me, i wrotte a couple of times before.It's nice to writte you again, are you in the Mxico City??If that's true, enjoy your stay in my beautiful country, and don't forget to eat some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hola Alex,S, estoy en la Ciudad de Mxico! And the margaritas and enchiladas are wonderful.One of the reasons we decided to hold the International AIDS Conference in Mxico was to put the world's spotlight on Latin America so that HIV awareness,... Read more »

What do "Low" and "High" risk really mean?

What does it mean when an activity is "low" or "high" risk? I realize it ishard to specifically quantify the level of risk asociated with activities so it is given in general terms.However, I'm not sure I know exactly what...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. The terms High Risk and Low Risk are actuallyrelative terms. Generally speaking, risks could either be no risk, low risk,or high risk.No risk: This means there would be no chance of infection. This includesnot having... Read more »
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Low Risk/High Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What does Low Risk/High Risk mean? I mean, how many low risk people turn positive? Obviously, high risk people have a better chance of testing positive, but does low risk mean that the risk is virtually none? Thanx.

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High risk or low risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies

A few weeks back I had unprotected vaginal sex whith
someone who I didn't know very well. It happened a couple of times and I think he has been inside of me for about 10 minutes all together. He didn't ejaculate.
I am just wondering if this is... Read more »

LowRisk Sex with the HighRisk and salivary glands

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have had a swollen gland in the right side of my neck, under my jaw for about FIVE months. It is not tender, and flucuates in size. The GP thought it was a submandibular lymph node; however, the ENT believes it to be my submandibular salivary... Read more »

risk? low/high?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read a million posts about un-protected vaginal sex. I have read posts that say its like 1/100 or 1/500 for a man to get HIV from sex with an HIV+ woman. I have also read that it is a low and a high risk activity. I was just hoping that... Read more »