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Hiv Aids Prevention Methods

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers, HIV/AIDS Advocates Debate Use of Circumcision as HIV Prevention Method in Developing Countries

Researchers and HIV/AIDS advocates and experts on Tuesday at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto debated whether male circumcision is a safe and effective method for preventing or reducing the spread of HIV in developing countries, the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Prevention: North Carolina HIV/AIDS Screening Method Could Become National Model

A new, first-of-its-kind effort launched by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services may become a model for cutting HIV transmission and saving lives across the nation. Designed and tested by University of North Carolina-Chapel... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Opinion Pieces Discussing Needle Exchange as HIV Prevention Method

The U.N. Commission on Narcotic Drugs , the U.N. policy-making agency on drug-related issues, on Monday in Vienna, Austria, began reviewing and analyzing international drug policy and is scheduled to discuss how to combine the war against drugs with... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Withdraw Method

How effective is withdraw method in preventing HIV infection to a negative female from a positive male?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Not effective! Don't do it! Cover your stump before you hump! (HIV can be found in precum.)Dr. Bob... Read more »

Withdrawal method, STDs, and Pregnancy

Can a guy "pullout" before he ejaculates so it prevents you from getting STD's aids are getting pregnant?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. What you are talking about is known as the "withdrawal method". The withdrawal method will not provide adequate protection against Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) including HIV, and you would still be at... Read more »

Understanding risk levels (SAFER SEX GUIDELINES, SAFER SEX METHODS, 2011)

I understand that sex acts (and life in general) include levels of risk. I get that unprotected anal sex with a known HIV+ partner is very high risk (even higher for the receptive partner) and I get that kissing carries negligible risk, and I get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The best we can offer is relative levels of risk associated with various sexual activities. Check out Table 1 in the CDC document about nPEP. It can be found at www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/rr/rr5402.pdf. However, it's important to note there are... Read more »

Useful HIV testing method

Dr. Kull,Please tell me if there is any HIV testing method which can detect HIV virus even the netx day of infection.Thank you. ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no testing available that can detect HIV infection the day after exposure. The most reliable testing method available is the HIV antibody test. If you know that you have been exposed to HIV, more agressive treatment and screening methods... Read more »
Connect With Others

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work!
Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS?

Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention... Read more »

need information on current outreach-prev methods

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i work for the santa cruz aids projects and was wondering if anyone knows where i can fid information on the latest techniques for hiv prevention outreach for the msm (men who have sex with men) community
E-mail me at: jamesr@scapsite.org Read more »

Condoms: Our most trusted method

Posted by bradford
Condoms: Our most trusted method to prevent HIV infection and AIDS!


These three words echo around the world AIDS CRISIS WORSENS!

40 million people infected worldwide
o37.2 million adults
o2.2 million children under 15

In 2004, 4.8 million people were... Read more »

HIV Test Methods

Posted by ME2, 1 Reply
Had about all the symptoms except a fever. I have been tested for HIV four times: at 7 weeks, 14 weeks, 17 weeks, and 27 weeks and each time negative. My concern is the testing method. One test was a rapid test but the other three were Particle... Read more »