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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

Early in the epidemic, HIV infection and AIDS were diagnosed for relatively few women and female adolescents (although we know now that many women were infected with HIV through injection drug use but that their infections were not diagnosed). 1 Today, women account for more than one quarter of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses. Women of color are especially affected by HIV infection and AIDS. In 2004 (the most recent year for which data are...
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NYC Subway Incident--Thank you for your response, Dr. Bob (NEEDLESTICK ON THE SUBWAY, 2011) (URBAN LEGENDS, 2011)

Dear Dr. Bob, I would like to thank you very much for responding to my anxious inquiry. As everyone in this forum who writes to you looking for some kind Dr. Bob reassurance and good karma, I have found some relief in your answer. Thank you so much...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You're welcome! I absolutely agree with the wise folks at the NYCDHMH: no risk! I, too, frequently ride the subway while I'm in NYC; consequently, I'm certainly not going to tell you there are no "mysterious angry people"... Read more »

HIV Transmission rate

Hello DR. Fawcett, I wanted to get your opinion on what are my actual risks for infection may be? I have been with my boyfriend for two years now. I myself am a gay male and I have been tested for HIV several times before and I am always panicking...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Thanks for writing in. The incident of unprotected anal sex was higher risk, but you tested negative for that encounter. The risk of HIV transmission was low during the other hookups. Oral sex is not an effective route of transmission for... Read more »

Infection rates of HIV/AIDS on population

How much of the population is infected with HIV and developed AIDS?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You can check it out at the UNAIDS or WHO websites.... Read more »

Rate of HIV Infection in children

I would like to know the rate at which children between the ages of 5 and 12 years have been infected with HIV over the past five (5) years. ...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I don't know. Try looking it up on the website for the Centers for Disease Control. They keep statistics on rates of infection in different groups.<a href="http://www.cdc.gov/hiv" target=_new>Centers for Disease Control</a>... Read more »
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Preventing the increasing rate of HIV infections

Posted by PeaceandLove, 3 Replies
So Ive been thinking about this for awhile and wanted to post this but wasnt sure if I should, but after reading an article today that I noticed on CNN, I thought it was a sign that I should post it. The article was basically about how HIV... Read more »

Incidence of women getting HIV

Posted by Anonymous
December 3, 2002

National News
Report: Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises in Massachusetts
Boston Herald
12.02.02; Michael Lasalandra

Heterosexual sex has passed intravenous drug use as the primary way women in Massachusetts are being infected... Read more »

CDC infection rates estimate.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The CDC estimates that half the gay population is infected with hiv. The question is how do they know they are if they have not tested?

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By Susan Oakie. testing. infection rate.

Posted by don, 1 Reply
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getting tested together first
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