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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...vaginosis Common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea, Chlamydia, andtrichomoniasis Genital herpes Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and menstruation, many HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD that causes 99% of cervical cancer...
Ask the Experts

What is the best way to educate yourself about HIV prevention

Dear Dr Frascino,Yesterday before we went trick or treating my 12 year old son revealed to me that he is Gay. I had always had my suspicions but I wasn't expecting him to come out so soon. I thought I would have an easier time with it but the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...yes, HIV/AIDS is more prevalent in the gay male community. All of these things are true, and if you want to help your son and many other kids like him, you'll do everything in your power to fight against homophobia, myth, misunderstanding and... Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some time ago,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...However, do you really think they would tell you (or anyone) if their viral load shot up and suddenly they had to switch regimens? Probably not, or at least they'd be much less likely to broadcast such news. Perhaps that's why you haven't heard... Read more »

Husband with Men

Hello there!Ok, lets see. About 3 weeks ago I found out that my husband of 7 years has been unfaithful to me. The worste part about it is that it was mostly with other men. This came to an extreme shock to me when I found out. I have forgiven...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...protection in the future as well, should you decide to stay together. Problem #3. No health insurance. This is a problem for far too many Americans (46,000,000 and counting!). Unfortunately, this is not a priority for the current administration... Read more »

serosorting & unprotected sex between 2 hiv + men (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION) (CO_INFECTION) (REINFECTION)

my boyfriend and i (we are gay males) have been dating for a while. we met after we were both diagnosed with hiv. we prefer anal sex without condoms - what is the most recent data and information on reinfection? we are on different hiv...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...antiretroviral therapy. Others, even if responding well to a first regimen before reinfection, have required salvage or rescue regimens containing four or more drugs. Resistance tests may help guide clinicians in their choice of therapy. Newer... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PlusNews Profiles Kenya NGO That Seeks to Involve Men in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

... PlusNews on Monday profiled the Kisumu chapter of the Movement of Men Against AIDS in Kenya , a nongovernmental organization with a national membership of more than 6,000 mostly HIV-positive Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Growing Belief" Among Men in Swaziland That Circumcision Provides Complete Protection Against HIV, IRIN News Reports

...IRIN News , some public health officials in Swaziland recently have "lauded" male circumcision as a procedure that can reduce a man's risk of HIV. Siphiwe Hlope -- founder of the Swazis for Positive Living, an HIV/AIDS support group -- said the... Read more »
Housing Works

Where Are the Black Gay Men?

...who have sex with men and 26 percent were among women who have sex with men. (The remaining third was intravenous drug users and men who have sex with women). Things were worse for black gay men than for gay men of other races, too. In 2006,... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their... Read more »
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interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 7 Replies
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years Read more »

interesting news story about man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 2 Replies
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri ? A man who spent five years Read more »

Why is there no section for Straight Men w/ HIV

Posted by LatinoHeat, 4 Replies
...I am a Straight Male living with HIV. I was curious why there is no Section for Straight Men w/ HIV. I see one for Women, Teens and Gay Men. I am very curious. Read more »

Interesting news story on man with HIV?

Posted by RPH
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years Read more »