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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that screening tests...
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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 »

Leukemia- is it contagious, can a leukemic get HIV?

If some is infected with Leukemia can they spread the disease through sexual contact? In addition, can a person with leukemia contact HIV?...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Leukemia can NOT be spread through sexual contact. Patients with leukemia can contract HIV infection in the same ways that folks without leukemia can contract HIV infection.... Read more »

Did HIV Cause my Leukemia?

One year ago I was diagnosed with Leukemia (AML). Days later I was diagnosed as HIV+. My HIV/Infectious Disease Physician tells me that while there is evidence that HIV is linked to Lymphomas -- there is "no evidence whatsoever" that...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I published earlier this year an article describing the relationship between leukemia (in particular your type of leukemia AML) and HIV infection. The article appears in the British journal AIDS and is under my name, so your physicians should be... Read more »

chronic leukemia in HIV

I'm a HIV positive indian doctor with CD4- 243 and past history of bacterial infections. viral load is 30,000 copies. Along with HIV I've been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) [ chronic stage - blast cells NIL ]. philadelphia...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
This is a hard question. If you were HIV negative, then many oncologists would push you to the bone marrow transplantation route. There is little experience however with transplantations in HIV positive patients. HIV itself may stimulate leukemia.... Read more »
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female secretions not infecting men !

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Read TRUTH, what they don't want the public to know! In developed world, vaginal secretions are not infecting men as statistics have shown. Vaginal secretions carry virus in 50% to 60% of women studied, YET the AMOUNT of virus is QUITE SMALL!
R... Read more »

Are HIV- women or men more likely to be accepting of you being HIV+

Posted by PozInOrlando, 1 Reply
I am recently HIV+ and it seems based on what I read about and have heard that men who are HIV- tend to be more accepting of a woman who's HIV+ than the other way around when it comes to serodiscordant relationships

Do yo think when it comes to... Read more »

2001 articles, Men and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
The Body, 2001: Men, epidemiology fact sheet:

Over 70% of Hiv infections occur through sex between men and women. Yet in most regions of the world 2/3 or more with Hiv are men. 53% of all people with hiv are men.
5% to 10% occur through sex... Read more »

HIV Positive Gay Dating for HIV Gay Men and Bisexual Men

Posted by Hneedlove
http://www.PozGays.com is The first, completely anonymous and most trusted online network dedicated to gay men and bisexual men with HIV positive meeting new friends, partners or potential spouses in the world.

Over 20% gay and bisexual men are... Read more »