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Hiv High Risk Groups

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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 AIDS Conference ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Targeting HIV Testing at High-Risk Groups Might Be More Effective Than Routine Testing, Research Article Says

Targeting HIV testing at high-risk groups and populations might be a more effective method of identifying people who are unaware of their HIV-positive status than conducting routine testing among all U.S. residents ages 13 to 64, David Holtgrave, a... 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 Thursday by New York-based Human Rights Watch , the... Read more »
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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
Hello,First off, it's Frascino, not Franscino. Perhaps it's easier to stick with Dr. Bob.Next, what the hell is "ANXIOTY?"Next, marrying the "first good woman you find" may not be the best solution to being severely... Read more »

a high risk experience in a high risk part of the world

I recently had unprotected sex with a sex worker in Bangkok(a fairly well-known hotbed for HIV/AIDS). About 11 days after my encounter, i began experiencing a very mild sore throat which seemed to only bother me when i woke up first thing in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. "Symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is or is not HIV infected. The bottom line is that you put yourself at risk for STDs, including HIV, by having unprotected sex and consequently you need an HIV-antibody test... Read more »

HELP! subtypes of group M and also group O

Hi Doc,My understanding is that standard testing (i.e. ELISAs) and Roche PCR & bDNA do not necessarily detect ALL subtypes of HIV-1 group M and also group O.In a clinical setting suggestive of HIV infection AND where there is progressive...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
Many questions and issues lend themselves well to this internet forum, and most HIV clinicians believe that people living with HIV infection and at risk of infection should be as well informed as possible about their risk and/or their illness.... Read more »

Safer Sex and anal/oral sex "Question about high risk and low risk"

I have been reading your Q&A for quite a while, and I found it's informative. But recently I'm a little unsure about the HIV transmission risk. Basically, to have single partner who you know his status should be safer, compared to...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for the questions,I can understand how some of this might be confusing, let's tease the pieces of your question apart.Firstly, your risk was <b>very low</b>. It's important to note that protected sex poses <b>no... Read more »
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Question about "high risk groups"

Posted by Anonymous
I have a question for all of you. i've been doing some studying on HIV/AIDS and almost all the literature talks about the risks associated with certain practices, and they almost always say things like "the chances of acquiring hiv are higher if you... Read more »

Risk - Highly unlikely

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had insertive Sex with a legal Nevada sexworker (Protected) put on and removed correctly. Contact was very short in duration, under one minute. I've read there are no recorded cases of legal Nevada sexworkers with AIDS and that there are also no... Read more »

High Risk Situation, testing done

Posted by alanrudy, 3 Replies
Hello,
I am new to the forum and have been reading quite a bit. I am really thankful and grateful for any advice and answers on my stressful situation.
On February 16th of this year I had sex with a prostitute in Mexico (I am from California). I... Read more »

Low Risk/High Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What does Low Risk/High Risk mean? I mean, how many low risk people turn positive? Obviously, high risk people have a better chance of testing positive, but does low risk mean that the risk is virtually none? Thanx.

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