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Hiv And Black Males

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Longitudinal Association of HIV Conspiracy Beliefs With Sexual Risk Among Black Males Living With HIV

The authors noted the need to identify culturally relevant factors that may contribute to sexual risk among African Americans. In the current study, they investigated HIV-specific medical mistrust -- often exhibited as conspiracy beliefs about HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wisconsin: HIV Spike Seen in Young Black Males in County

During 2001-06, new HIV diagnoses increased by 93 percent among young black men who have sex with men in 33 states with robust surveillance systems, according to CDC. In Milwaukee County, HIV diagnoses among black MSM ages 15-29 shot up 144 percent... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Outbreak Identified Among Black Male College Students in North Carolina; Probably Not Limited to State, Study Says

Public health officials have identified an HIV outbreak among black male college students in North Carolina, with the number of newly diagnosed cases suddenly increasing over the previous four years, according to a study presented on Tuesday at the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

black male; feel I'm being ignored by doctors

Doctor Frascino,I'm a 22 year black male. In August 17, 2004 I had unprotected oral sex with a woman (we both gave and received)and protected vaginal sex. I got sick with the mono virus back in November of 2004. I wasn't TRUELY diagnosed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Afro-American from Ivory,If you feel your doctor's ignoring you, why not change doctors? That seems like the easiest and most logical solution to your concerns.Regarding HIV, if your potential exposure was in August, and you tested HIV... Read more »

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, the safest and most effective way involves sperm washing and in vitro fertilization. See below.Dr. BobArtificial Insemination vs. In Vitro Fertilization Feb 25, 2010Hi Dr. Bob,My question is about starting a family through artificial... Read more »

positive female/negative male

I was disappointed to see that the women's forum has become inactive at a time when African American women are the fastest growing group of new infections. My question is: what is the risk of an HIV positive woman infecting an HIV negative...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I agree with your comments, but unfortunately have no control over which forums are currently active. Personally, I'm typing as fast as I can as the only expert in two different forums! That said, I should also mention the archives are a... Read more »

MALE CIRCUMCISION (HIV + MALE CIRCUMCISION)

Hey Dr. Bob,Does circumcision of HIV+ guys reduce their risk of transmitting HIV to their female partners?Thanks...Hanging Chad...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,So far there has been only a single randomized controlled study looking at the safety and efficacy of male circumcision in HIV-positive men. This study was never completed, because the data safety and monitoring board recommended the trial be... Read more »
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an american black male...

Posted by Anonymous
An american black man been in jail for 15 years becous he is hiv
posetiv and been acussed that he has infected finish women. The
gay who has not known that he is posetive been incontactswith
somany women been found posetive his xfinnesh wife was... Read more »

Iam Hiv positive Black British London based lady

Posted by Thandi, 2 Replies
Are there any serious Hiv positive men out there who are serious enuff to want a longterm relationship with a good woman, I have been seaching on all those wonderful Positive dating sites but no luck? Read more »

Lonely black hetro male 48 atlanta area *DELETED*

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Young black + male who want kids

Posted by zion, 2 Replies
Im a attractive young male who want a child looking for other females who want the same Read more »