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Hiv From Heterosexual Contact

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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 »

Just a quickie - can you help us to enjoy the world cup?

Dear Bobinino (that is if you were a brazilian soccer player),Just a quickie.Me and my partner are... Read more »

confused about cdc definition of high risk heterosexual contact

Hi Dr Bob,The CDC website is not clear to me. If I use a condom that doesn't break with someone who... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UNAIDS Report Says Heterosexual Sexual Contact Main Cause for HIV's Spread in China

... The rate of HIV infections attributed to heterosexual sex tripled in China between 2005 and 2007, according to the UN's recently released "2009 AIDS Epidemic Update." Of new infections Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City Group Promotes Awareness on National HIV/AIDS Day for Women, Girls

...HIV/AIDS currently is the leading cause of death among black women ages 25 to 34. According to HHS, most women contract HIV through heterosexual contact or injection drug use (HHS Web site, 3/10). Back to other news for March 2009 Search... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heterosexual Transmission of HIV -- 29 States, 1999-2002

...Worldwide, the majority of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections result from heterosexual transmission. 1 To characterize heterosexual transmission of HIV infections in the United States, CDC analyzed data for Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infections in Hong Kong on the Rise

...1,086 since 1984, when Hong Kong recorded its first cases of HIV and AIDS. Of the new AIDS cases, 73 percent were traced to heterosexual contact. Of the new HIV cases, homosexual or bisexual exposure was the source of 46, while 28 were attributed... Read more »
Connect With Others

female secretions not infecting men !

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...of virus is QUITE SMALL! READ words of top HIV expert Dr. Gallant: "In our clinic and in our country as a whole, most heterosexual men with HIV became infected either through sex with OTHER MEN or through injection-DRUG USE. Most women with... Read more »

Hetero Males - Read this it may help

Posted by Anonymous
...I posted this to the John's Hopkins Board the other day.................Heterosexual Transmission of HIV for males is misleading...most Hetero males get it from man to man sex or IV drug use read below..hope this Read more »

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 like me to meet others? Thanks. John 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 »