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Hiv In Heterosexual Women

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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...is Black. Please see Fact Sheet 611 for more information on pregnancy and HIV. What Do Women Need to Know? Women are at risk for HIV infection. Many women think AIDS is a disease of gay men. But women get HIV from heterosexual sex and from sharing needles. Many women with HIV do not know how they got infected. This suggests that one or more of their male partners are infected. During sex, HIV is transmitted from men to women about...
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Virginity and HIV

Hi, im trying to post an original question but i also have my own concerns. I know the only way to know someones status is for them to get tested but i was wondering (since i could not find any clear stats) how likely is it in america to contract...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Please refer HIV questions to the HIV forum Read more »

Questions from a Male Heterosexual "circulating (recombinant forms, CRF A/E, HIV subtypes)

I am a male heterosexual with multiple partners. These women vary in sexual histories, with some of their sexual histories being very limited but others being extremely extensive. Some are American and other are from various countries abroad. None...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Male Heterosexual,1.PCR testing is not recommended for HIV diagnostic screening, due to the rate of false positives, other technical considerations Read more »

WHAT!

I am writing about the recent post that was sent to this forum. It was about how women can transmit the Hiv virus to men. I agree with most of you response but the part where you say that the majority of men worldwide contracted the virus from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...absolutely stand by my statement that the vast majority of men worldwide contracted the virus via unprotected heterosexual sex with HIV-positive women. Where else are you assuming they acquired it? My statement in no way causes a "stigma on... Read more »

hetero-hiv

hi dr. youngin your personal experience, have you come across many patients who are male, heterosexual, and got their hiv infection from having sex with a woman? did you have absolutely no reason to doubt their story?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Yes, men can get HIV from women soley from heterosexual encounters. Practice safe sex. -BY Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report: Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises in Massachusetts

...Heterosexual sex has passed intravenous drug use as the primary way women in Massachusetts are being infected with HIV, according to a state Department of Public Health report released Monday. Since 1999, when the MDPH started tracking HIV cases, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In New York City, Unsafe Sex More Likely Among HIV-Infected Women Than HIV-Infected Gay or Heterosexual Men

...Infections in Boston reports that HIV-positive women in the city are more likely to have unprotected sex than infected gay or heterosexual men. The anonymous computer-assisted study surveyed 1,106 HIV patients in 2004, of whom more than 750... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hombres Sanos: Evaluation of a Social Marketing Campaign for Heterosexually Identified Latino Men Who Have Sex With Men and Women

...authors "evaluated the effectiveness of 'Hombres Sanos' ['Healthy Men'], a social marketing campaign to increase condom use and HIV testing among heterosexually identified Latino men, especially among heterosexually identified Latino men who have... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Health Department Highlights Health Risks of Unprotected Anal Sex Among Heterosexual Women in New York City

...estimate the HIV burden among women who engage in unprotected anal sex, but most HIV infections diagnosed in women result from heterosexual intercourse. Among women with known sources of exposure, heterosexual contact accounted for 90% of the... Read more »
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HIV+ Heterosexual Bi Gay Men Women: Research Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HIV-Positive HETEROSEXUAL MEN or MEN who ONLY have SEX with WOMEN HETEROSEXUAL WOMEN or WOMEN who ONLY have SEX with MEN MEN who Read more »

Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Well, it looks like it's now true at least in a few states in the US This is the future ladies! Report: Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises in Massachusetts Heterosexual sex has passed intravenous drug use as the primary way women in... Read more »

May 1 Event for Heterosexual Men & Women with HIV

Posted by keithmk1
...Spring Party for Straight Men & Women Living with HIV Saturday, May 1, 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM Vudu Lounge, 1487 1st Ave., Manhattan (77th & 78th Sts.) Dance floor, DJ, cash bar, light 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 »