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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: HIV/AIDS Risk "Greatest for Young Women"

New estimates of HIV incidence among the South African population underscore the fact that women under age 30 are at much greater risk of becoming infected than their male counterparts. One of the study's authors, Professor Thomas Rehle, a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV and AIDS Risk Behaviors Among Female Jail Detainees in Chicago: Implications for Public Health Policy

Public health professionals increasingly focus on women in the battle against HIV/AIDS. Although the prevalence of HIV infection among men in the general population has stabilized or even begun to decline, rates among women continue to increase. HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Column Discusses HIV/AIDS Risks for Black Women

If the popular television series "Sex and the City" "chronicl[ed] the sexually liberated adventures of four black women" instead of white women, "one of the lead characters could credibly have tested positive for" HIV, Johnathon Briggs, director of... Read more »
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do people with hiv or aids have a higher risk of contacting fungal diseases?

do people with hiv or aids have a higher rate of contacting fungal diseases?...
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
Yes.... Read more »

Not a question, a resource (THE CANADIAN AIDS SOCIETY GUIDE TO HIV TRANSMISSION RISK)

Hi Dr. Bob - I found this website while doing my fear-induced research. ha. It outlines the risk factors for HIV transmission for many, many types of sexual activities from Golden Showers, to Fisting, to plain vanilla sex. It's published by a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks! I've posted this reference in this forum previously, but it's been a while. Consequently, I'll happily repost the Web address to help others in their (fear-induced) research!Dr. Bob... Read more »

What is my risk of catching HIV/AIDS if I Had unprotected sex with a transsexual for a brief period?

I went to a transsexual bar earlier today. I am a straight male who was "curious" and wanted to experiment. The bartender who is also an escort started to flirt with me and then we started drinking. The transsexual brought to a back area...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiAny time you have unprotected sex you put yourself at risk. Anal sex carries the highest risk of HIV transmission, more so for the receptive partner. You should be tested, the standards for testing are to be tested initially at 3 weeks then again... Read more »

HIV risk and testing "low risk activities with hiv+ person"

I am writing because I am in a relationship with an HIV + male. We dated for 2 months before he told me about his condition and during that period of time we practiced low risk sexual activities (oral sex). I now tested with a third generation elisa...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There are many ways for "magnetic couples" to be happy, healthy, and sexually active together. However, all of this takes open and honest communication between partners.In terms of testing, a test at 6 weeks will... Read more »
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Calculator for risk of HIV related Aids or Death

Posted by AmPosSoBPos
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Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
I've really been struggling with this idea as of late. I live in Vancouver which (in terms of HIV/AIDS demographics) is largely gay or IV drug using. I'd imagine there are also women in the city who have HIV although if they aren't drug addicted... Read more »

HIV risk from a hickey

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

Can I get HIV from getting a hickey? Thanks. Read more »

Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
OK, Just for clarification, I have considered taking an HIV test when I get my yearly physical here are my risks

1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected)
2. fingered the same girl
3. touched blood of 2 different people at different times... Read more »