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Hiv Among Heterosexuals

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Ask the Experts

Where does HIV have to travel in order for a heterosexual male to get infected?

Dr. Bob,If a heterosexual male was having unprotected sex with a female, where does HIV have to travel for that person to become infected? Barring any cuts or scrapes in the genital or groin area, does it have to just get inside the opening at the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...from an HIV positive female via unprotected vaginal sex! It's all relative. Remember, worldwide HIV is predominantly spread by heterosexual contact. There are 34,000,000 of us infected. The vast majority of males living with HIV worldwide were... Read more »

Transmission of HIV in mixed HIV status, heterosexual couple

My husband is HIV+ and was probably infected circa 5 years ago. We did not know of his infection... Read more »

hiv heterosexual transmission

Is HIV transmitted from a male to female partner during intercourse, only when there are lesions or... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effectiveness of Interventions to Prevent STDs and HIV in Heterosexual Men: A Systematic Review

...According to the authors, heterosexual men may be key to controlling the spread of STDs and HIV. STDs, including HIV, are more easily transmitted from men to women Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Increase in Overseas Acquired HIV Infections Among Heterosexual People in Western Australia

... A recent increase in the number of heterosexually acquired HIV infections among non-Aboriginal persons has been noted in Western Australia (WA) but not in other jurisdictions Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Risk From Heterosexual Intercourse May Be Underestimated

... The standard method for assessing the risk of HIV infection among heterosexuals could be underestimating the potential for transmission, according to a new overview of published evidence. The study was presented Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Risk of HIV Transmission From Heterosexual Intercourse Could Be Underestimated, Study Finds

... The standard method for assessing risk of HIV transmission through heterosexual intercourse could be flawed, according to a study published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases and presented at the XVII International Read more »
Connect With Others

Support group for HIV+ heterosexuals

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
... I am a heterosexual 23 y.o. HIV+ male. I have been looking for a place to meet other heterosexuals with HIV. Is there anyplace out there for people Read more »

HIV+ Heterosexual Bi Gay Men Women: Research Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HIV-Positive HETEROSEXUAL MEN or MEN who ONLY have SEX with WOMEN HETEROSEXUAL WOMEN or WOMEN who ONLY have SEX with MEN MEN who have SEX with MEN / GAY Read more »

HIV+ heterosexual woman diagnosed in 1985

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am so grateful for people who take time to give us these resources. I am a HIV+ heterosexual woman & have been diagnosed since 1985. I lost my husband to AIDS in 1992. I am white, have a masters degree + advanced post Read more »

Want to connect? HIV+ heterosexual woman

Posted by Anonymous
...have a child. (Not that different from the average 29 year old female, is it?) I would like to chat with other hiv positive heterosexual people and also with anyone who has contracted the infection via an infected needle like me. My email is... Read more »