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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 »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some time ago,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...virus more dangerous than the K103N virus I have been diagnosed with?Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,I've discussed this topic many times in this forum. Consequently I'll only respond briefly and then refer you to the archives for a more detailed... Read more »
Articles
The Body

Gay Men and HIV/AIDS Around the World

...Jamaican LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender] individuals have to be constantly careful of how they live and how they manifest their sexuality. That is a very high-pressured psychological state to live under. Many people find... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Men Who Have Sex With Men and the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic

...found that 71% of countries did not even report on the number of MSM receiving HIV prevention services. 13 Disturbingly, many men may not even realize they are at risk. Misconceptions that sex between men carries no risk of HIV transmission... Read more »
UNAIDS

Men Who Have Sex with Men and HIV/AIDS

...Nearly everywhere, however, sex between men is a significant and interconnected part of the epidemic. It cannot be ignored. Many men who have sex with other men, whether occasionally or frequently, do not regard themselves as "homosexual" or... Read more »
UNAIDS

Boys, Young Men and HIV/AIDS

...necessary decisions for their healthy development and to become responsible adults. In addition, experience working with boys and men has highlighted the importance of acquiring skills to deal with common male health concerns, and to handle... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

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 »

HIV/HEP C gay men in socal

Posted by dmc
...where you actually went to a gay bar to meet other gay men or if you had good social circle just might meet some really nice man at a dinner or cocktail party. Now, meeting someone at a party is remote unless you want to out yourself health wise... 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 »