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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...both the consumer and provider communities need to be educated. It is critical that MSM talk to their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their sexual orientation often do not know enough about anal cancer to request a screening. The gay...
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
...to bareback (have unprotected sex) with your partner is the possibility of acquiring a different strain of HIV-1. (There are many different types of HIV-1.) You can read much more about HIV superinfection or dual infection in the archives of this... Read more »

insertive issues (Rectal secretions from men who have sex with men contain more HIV than blood or semen) (ANAL MUCOUS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

I have a hard time believing as an exclusive TOP that I contracted this virus through anal juice sneaking up my urethra while servicing a bottom. I'll bet one way a top more likely gets infected and probably what happened to me was topping a guy who...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...antiretroviral drugs or to anatomic and immunologic differences in the male genital tract versus rectal mucosa." Reference Zuckerman R A et al. Higher concentrations of HIV RNA in rectal mucosa secretions than in blood and seminal plasma, among... Read more »

German man cured of HIV-AIDS ???

Hi Dr Mark,please keep up the great work you do for us hivers,A German man was recently cured of hiv-aids using stemm cells...Why can't we cure more people now from hiv-aids ???thank you for your time
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
...However, as a proof of concept, this case has caused great excitement in terms of providing new lines of investigation toward HIV eradication. Read more »

re: aids killer of men in san fran

Bob, it behooves you not to shift the discussion to a critical analysis of the president's policies. Blaming GW for HIV/AIDS is very silly when he's both never been infected nor infected anyone else. It is men like yourself who both practice gay...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You want folks to "STOP HAVING GAY SEX????" Well, here we have proof "positive!" Abstinence does indeed lead to complete insanity.(I'll skip my usual "be well" closing, because clearly you are not.)Dr. Bob Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS and Young Men Who Have Sex With Men

...Association (APA) Healthy Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Students Project to help schools and youth-serving organizations improve health and mental health outcomes for sexual minority youth. APA provides science-based workshops for school... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

... Many Men, Many Voices, which is a group STD/HIV prevention intervention for gay men of color and men who have sex with other men but do not identify themselves as gay or bisexual ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Men Who Have Sex With Men and Inject Drugs

...Men who have sex with men and inject drugs (MSM/IDU) pose unique challenges for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) risk reduction efforts because they have multiple risks for HIV acquisition and transmission. This Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Government Blocks Popular Web Site Containing Information About HIV/AIDS for Men Who Have Sex With Men

...65,000 hits each day -- mostly from mainland China -- and contains no sexually explicit or political content, according to site manager Damien Lu, a theater professor at the University of California-Los Angeles , the AFP/ Independent Online ... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men

Posted by TheBody
...info, first-person stories, expert tips and podcasts on issues of importance to gay and bisexual men, same-gender loving men and men who have sex with men (MSM). Read more »

2001 articles, Men and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...The Body, 2001: Men, epidemiology fact sheet: Over 70% of Hiv infections occur through sex between men and women. Yet in most regions of the world 2/3 or more with Hiv are men. 53% of all Read more »

Men of Color and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...I am a graduate student looking to hear more about the experiences of Men of Color and HIV/AIDS. I am wondering if you notice more of a stigma because of race, differences in availability to treatments, communty/family Read more »

Why is there no section for Straight Men w/ HIV

Posted by LatinoHeat, 4 Replies
...I am a Straight Male living with HIV. I was curious why there is no Section for Straight Men w/ HIV. I see one for Women, Teens and Gay Men. I am very curious. Read more »