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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence and Determinants of Recent HIV Testing Among Sexually Active Men Who Have Sex With Men in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area, Missouri, 2008

Men who have sex with men comprise the majority of new HIV diagnoses in the St. Louis metropolitan area, and "[CDC] recommends HIV testing at least annually for sexually active MSM," noted the study authors, who examined prevalence and factors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stressful or Traumatic Life Events, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Symptoms and HIV Sexual Risk Taking Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

The researchers designed the current study to assess "the presence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in response to stressful or traumatic life events and their impact on HIV risk behaviors and associated psychosocial variables among... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unprotected Sex, Underestimated Risk, Undiagnosed HIV and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Accessing Testing Services in a New England Bathhouse

In the United States, MSM continue to experience increased rates of HIV and STDs. The current study reports results from an outreach conducted between 2004 and 2010 at a bathhouse in Providence, R.I., in which 1,155 MSM underwent testing for HIV... Read more »
Ask the Experts

How do elderly men in the Meditteranean region get KS if the virus is sexually transmitted?

KS, I believe, was traditionally in the past more common in the Mediterranean and Middle East among elderly men, correct? How are these elderly men contracting this disease caused by a Herpes Virus? Please don't say that they are going to...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You ask an excellent question, one which has challanged researchers. All forms of KS are caused by a herepsvirus (also known as HHV-8 or Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus). This herpesvirus is found predominately in the saliva (this is true for... 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 (gamma hydroxyl butyrate).... 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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Dude, it really doesn't matter what you personally believe or what wild notions you might concoct about your cock and acquisition of HIV. The reality of your situation is that you became infected with HIV because you unwisely decided to... Read more »

Hep C Transmisson amoung Men with Men

I am a HIV+ man having sex with a HEP C+ man. We always use a condom for anal sex. We both enjoy oral sex without a condom. How great is the risk of C transmission orally (mouth to mouth) (mouth to penis)? Is the HEP C virus in semen &...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
If condoms are used for anal sex then the risk is much much less. I do think that the risk is associated with anal sex. Indeed in some heterosexual couples in whom there has been sexual transmission, anal sex was also associated with transmission.... Read more »
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Sexual Health Sem 4 Gay/Bi men, pays $$$, LA area

Posted by PositiveConxs
The Positive Connections Study invites you to participate in a Sexual Health Educational Seminar for men who have sex with men (including Gay or Bi men, or those who choose not to identify, but have sex with men) taking place in LOS ANGELES in... Read more »

Sexual Health Sem 4 Gay/Bi men, pays $$$, LA area

Posted by PositiveConxs
The Positive Connections Study invites you to participate in a Sexual Health Educational Seminar for men who have sex with men (including Gay or Bi men, or those who choose not to identify, but have sex with men) taking place in LOS ANGELES in... Read more »

Sexual Health Sem 4 Gay/Bi men, pays $$$, LA area

Posted by PositiveConxs
The Positive Connections Study invites you to participate in a Sexual Health Educational Seminar for men who have sex with men (including Gay or Bi men, or those who choose not to identify, but have sex with men) taking place in LOS ANGELES in... Read more »

Men's and Women's Sexual Health and Well-being

Posted by sexhealthsurvey
My name is Lyndsay Foster and I am a clinical psychology graduate student at the University of New Brunswick. I am conducting a study on how being diagnosed with a STI impacts sexuality and sexual well-being. I am interested in comparing the... Read more »