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Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
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PEARLY PENILE PAPULES

dO PEARLY PENILE PAPULES AFFECT TRANSMISSION OF HIV?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...nor are they sexually transmitted. They are benign growths that probably have no correlation to a person's susceptibility to HIV infection.RMK Read more »

Single Protected Vaginal Sex with prostitute - India

Dear Dr. Robert J Frascino,28th December: I had a protected Vaginal intercourse with a prostitute which lasted for less than 1 minute. It is my first sex in life.I had undergo a hair transplant on 4th of Jan,10 and was on antitbiotics after that. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Sorry to hear your very first sexual encounter is causing you such anxiety and distress! Your health problems are not HIV related, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break). Protected sex is indeed "protected!"... Read more »

HIV/itchy skin

Hi,I'm experiencing itchiness from bumps all over my body. One dermatologist described them as small red papules. I get them around my underarm, back of knees, feet, elbows, hip area, buttocks, inner thigh, lower back, etc.. They come and go in...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...You don't mention which HIV medications you are taking. Some patients with eosinophilic folliculitis (one of more common skin conditions that can present Read more »

Still a bit of worry'n !!!!!

Dr. Wonderful. You helped pu my mind at ease before, and I'm hope'n you can shed some light once again. I'm the guy who had unprotected sex many times with a woman last year. I tested negative with the oral oraquick and 5 and 7 months, and negative...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I helped "pu" your mind . . . ??? Oh, that sounds nasty.Should you retest or quit looking through the HIV lens at everything on your body? The latter, definitely the latter!Remember negative HIV tests taken outside the window period Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

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Penis Pimples

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...if it is possible to have a boil on your penis from to much friction ? ( masterbation) and does this sound like a symptom for HIV ? Read more »

HIV Rashes

Posted by Anonymous
...Hello Friends, During the initial stages of HIV infection, one of the symptoms of seroconversion is development of rashes. What do these rashes look like ? For information I Read more »

What the F%&# is it if not HIV?????

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Painless genital ulceration. 9. Night Sweats It is my understanding that many of these symptoms are statistically significant for HIV ARS. In the many months following I have experienced many diagnosed medical conditions and issues, some minor,... Read more »