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Hiv And Social Behavior Changes

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can
Ask the Experts

behavior change in HIV positive person

One of my closest friends was diagnosed with HIV in 1986. He almost died in 1994 and was saved by a drug trial w/ a protease inh and two other meds. Lately, he has some behavioral changes and I'm concerned. He is forgetful and he mixes his words...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
It's perfectly acceptable to talk with your friend about what you've observed. You can say in a kind and caring way that you've noticed some changes in his memory and maybe he should have this evaluated to see it's significant or not. You don't do... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,See below.Dr. BobHow to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding) May 15, 2009If a HIV - woman Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...QTND (Question That Never Dies) and has a common sense ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay anal sex with two hiv negativesJun 2, 2008 dr bob, i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any... Read more »

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that unprotected anal sex would somehow 'create' HIV/AIDS. Is this just a wierd misconception? and if I had unprotected anal sex w my bf (and neither of us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...if they even read the words "anal sex" or "sodomy" they might have a catatonic fit and start speaking in tongues.Dr. BobSTD/HIV (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)Sep 27, 2008 Yes, my name is Marklyn and after viewing this... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Social Marketing Used to Promote Behavior Change Related to HIV, Other Issues in Kenya

...organizations are conducting social marketing campaigns in Kenya that address the country's health and social issues -- including HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis and domestic abuse -- Kenya's Nation reports. Kenya's advertising industry has... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Behavioral Changes Associated With Testing HIV-Positive Among Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic Patients in Cape Town, South Africa

... Toward the goal of informing HIV and sexually transmitted infection prevention programs, the researchers set out to examine behavioral risks and behavioral changes Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Governments Overlook Behavior Change in HIV Strategies, Experts Say at AIDS Conference

... When formulating their HIV strategies, governments worldwide overlook research showing the importance of behavior change in HIV prevention, several experts Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Dynamics and Behavior Change as Determinants of the Impact of Sexually Transmitted Disease Treatment on HIV Transmission in the Context of the Rakai Trial

...STDs, co-factors in HIV transmission, are quite prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa. Two community-based trials have tested the notion that improved treatment Read more »
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HIV and Memory Loss

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
I'm curious how many of you -- 1. Have experienced easily forgetting things or have trouble learning new things 2. Have a hard time with math 3. Have trouble paying attention for a long period of time 4. Have trouble finding the right words... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... HIV Articles Back Few Men Found to Get HIV in Prison- CDC Report "HIV Transmission Among Male Inmates in a State Read more »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...doctors at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums. It raises some interesting -- and disturbing -- questions about the persistence of HIV and stigma in the United States. What's your opinion? Q: Do all HIVers deserve care? Dec 9, 2007 Going... Read more »