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Hiv High Risk Groups

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prostitutes/high risk group/hiv

dear Dr.Franscino,recently,i did the dumbest thing in my whole life.i had unprotected sex with a(street)prostitute.talk about suicide,eh?! she gave me both vaginal and oral sex unprotected on my wiener.i got tested the next day after symptoms of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Dubya and company think that will somehow destabilize civilization.Now, on to your questions! Since you've placed yourself at risk for HIV (and other STDs), you won't be "in the clear" until you get a negative HIV test at three months or more... Read more »

just diagnosed

I was diagnosed anaemic in 2005 but suspect i have been for the most part of my life. I am 19 and... Read more »

Answer to an indirect question re: HIV status?

I will be moving to a new company, and the benefits package include group life insurance and group... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Asian Nations Must Prevent Spread of HIV Among High-Risk Groups, Report Says

... South Asian nations must provide better HIV prevention measures for groups at an increased risk of contracting the virus to stop the spread of the disease, according to a World Bank report presented Monday at the XVI International Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Clients of Brothel Prostitutes as a Bridge for HIV Infection Between High-Risk and Low-Risk Groups of Women in Senegal

...women in the population. "Clients of brothels' prostitutes have a significant potential for spreading HIV beyond the initial high-risk behavior groups in Senegal," the authors concluded. "Efforts should be provided to target specific groups at... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Daily Examines HIV Testing Strategies Among High-Risk Groups

...China Daily on Wednesday examined how health authorities in some Chinese provinces are making HIV tests mandatory for various high-risk groups as HIV continues to spread to the general public. Policymakers in the Hunan province in central China... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Abuses Against HIV-Positive, High-Risk Groups in Ukraine Impeding Access to Prevention, Treatment, Report Says

... Abuses against people living with HIV/AIDS and groups at high risk of contracting the virus in Ukraine are impeding access to treatment and prevention services, according to a report released on Read more »
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how easy does it spread

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...a girl about 4 years ago, and the sex lasted only 2 minutes(i know I am sad, I was drunk). Lets say if she is affected with HIV, what is the % I will get the HIV from her. THanks for the help. Read more »

Question about "high risk groups"

Posted by Anonymous
...about the risks associated with certain practices, and they almost always say things like "the chances of acquiring hiv are higher if you have sex with someone in a high risk group such a gay or bisexual men...". but, from all the research that... Read more »

Can't Beleive

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I always took eveyone on this board to be a Demmocrat or a liberal. That translates to someone who has no idea what they are talking about and still will offer useless advise to someone. On this board I do take such things very seriouse. I have... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...transmitted diseases. Promoting condoms does not promote sexual activity. Individuals who engage in sex without a condom are at risk of being infected with HIV or multiple HIV exposures, putting themselves and others at risk of HIV infection.... Read more »