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Hiv And Black Men In Prison

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...Bowman, C. and J. Goldberg. Care of the patient undergoing sex reassignment surgery. International Journal of Transgenderism 9(3/4):135-165. 2006. Clements-Nolle, K. and others. HIV prevalence, risk behaviors, health care use, and mental health status of transgender persons: Implications for public health intervention. American Journal of Public Health 91(6):915-21. June 2001. De Cuypere, G. and others. Prevalence and demography of...
Ask the Experts

Quercetin-Black Tea/Green Tea and Atripla

Is there any interaction between Black or Green Tea and Atripla. Both teas have the antioxidant quercetin which is supposed to help the immune system, according to The University of Michigan. Please advise!
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...or Atripla. If any reader knows of a reference please post. I would not expect a clinically significant interaction but recommend informing your HIV provider for monitoring purposes. I am uncertain if there would be any additional clinical... Read more »

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
...Hi,Recent epidemiological studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and use of GHB 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
...secretions (anal mucous). (See below.) Heads up top guys! Shield your rocket or keep it in your pocket!Dr. BobRectal secretions from men who have sex with men contain more HIV than blood or semenChris Gadd, Wednesday, June 16, 2004Levels of HIV... Read more »

hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question. In the United States, blacks and other people of color are affected by HIV/AIDS out of proportion to their makeup of the population. The major reason for Read more »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

Why Black Straight Men Are Missing From the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

... This is the second in a series of editorials about the critical role that Black men play in ending the AIDS epidemic in Black America. In a previous editorial , I shared three reasons that Black men matter Read more »
The Body

Men Are Driving the HIV Epidemic

...think are infecting them: men . By the way, the fastest growing population being infected with HIV is not women; it's young black men who have sex with men (MSM) between the ages of 13 to 29. Overall, there are 30,000 new HIV infections... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Prison Time Among Black Males Might Account for Rise in Number of HIV/AIDS Cases Among Blacks, Study Says

...infection" (Johnson/Raphael, "The Effects of Male Incarceration Dynamics on AIDS Infection Rates Among African-American Women and Men," July 2005). "So powerful is the relationship between race, prison and [HIV/]AIDS that it almost completely... Read more »
The Body PRO

Declining Concentration of HIV in Correctional Facilities, but 20 Percent of HIV-Infected People in the U.S. Have Been in a Correctional Facility

...are female, this percent are male -- and then, separately, they will say what percent are African-American -- well, they say black, white, or Hispanic. The characterization of the Hispanic -- whether or not Hispanic/black, Hispanic/white -- is... Read more »
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hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...undertakes enhanced HIV discharge planning, which includes individualized case management, housing placement, substance abuse and mental health treatment referrals, enrollment in benefit programs, and referrals for assistance with employment and... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...are in an advanced stage of infection. The team's major discovery is that there is an equal number of infections in women and men, further evidence that the disease could be heterosexually transmitted. "This changed the landscape of AIDS... Read more »

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 »

Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...against AIDS, we are all sub-Saharans. We are the orphan children; we are the developing world. Susan Hunter is the author of Black Death: AIDS in Africa and AIDS in America (Palgrave MacMillan). Read more »