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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence, Incidence and Risk Factors for Hepatitis C in Homosexual Men: Data From Two Cohorts of HIV-Negative and HIV-Positive Men in Sydney, Australia

It is not known to what extent a reported increase in hepatitis C virus incidence among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) is due to sexual transmission, noted Dr. Fengyi Jin, of the National Center in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Association Between "Safer Sex Fatigue" and Rectal Gonorrhea Is Mediated by Unsafe Sex With Casual Partners Among HIV-Positive Homosexual Men

The study authors investigated whether and what sexual risk behavior is a mediator of associations between rectal gonorrhea (RG) and beliefs about highly active antiretroviral therapy, safer sex fatigue, or sexual sensation-seeking among homosexual... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rates of Condom and Non-Condom-Based Anal Intercourse Practices Among Homosexually Active Men in Australia: Deliberate HIV Risk Reduction?

"Three decades into the HIV epidemic and with the advancement of HIV treatments, condom and non-condom-based anal intercourse among gay men in resource-rich countries needs to be re-assessed," the authors wrote to introduce the current study. The... Read more »
Ask the Experts

19 yr old & You said: If your partner were confirmed to be HIV-positive, the risk would be 0.1 to 0.2 percent per episode

Hello Doctor. All I'd like to tell you is that you are doing a great job with your service. Not to take much of your time, based on your statement "if your partner were confirmed to be HIV-positive, the risk would be 0.1 to 0.2 percent...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Are you making sense?" No, not a bit. Two negatives never make a positive. For HIV to be transmitted, one of the partners needs to be HIV-positive. That's not all that difficult to understand, is it?"How does someone... Read more »

Please post for all worried wells!!! (ANOTHER GUY WHO WAS 100 PERCENT SURE HE WAS POSITIVE TURNS OUT TO BE NEGATIVE, 2010.)

I have gotten quite familiar with this website. I posted a question to Dr. Bob last week about all the symptoms i felt including oral thrush and well if i can just say that researching the internet made me crazy i mean literaly insane. I had the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Well, guess what? NEGATIVE!!!!!!" Hmm. Actually your results are exactly what I anticipated! I'm delighted my good-luck karma continues to work! WOO-HOO!Thanks for writing in and sharing your story. Hopefully it will help others... Read more »

First Homosexual Experience

Hey Mr. Kull. I'm a nineteen year old male who has finally accepted his homosexuality, and I've met this really nice guy that I'd like to pursue something deeper with. I met him on the internet, and have spoken with him on the phone...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You ask some very important questions, some of which I will not be able to deal with adequately in this forum, but I'll do my best. This sounds like both an exciting and confusing time for you -- which is completely normal -- and my best... Read more »

Homosexuality: Is this true?

In a question from 2002, Dr. Ryan wrote this: "Plenty of heterosexual people in the U.S. have anal sex with each other, and are at much less risk for HIV infection than gay men having anal sex. If that same heterosexual person had anal sex in,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I think you may have missed the entire point Ryan was trying to make! The level of risk is related to the sexual activity and not to sexual orientation. If an HIV-negative straight dude has unprotected anal sex with an HIV-positive woman, the... Read more »
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Homosexuality and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Of new infections among men in the United States, CDC estimates that approximately 60 percent of men were infected through homosexual sex, 25 percent through injection drug use, and 15 percent through heterosexual sex. Of newly infected men,... Read more »

Percent of HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
Signs and symptoms

After an incubation period of a few days to a few weeks after exposure to HIV, most infected individuals present with an acute flu-like illness. Acute HIV-1 infection is a very heterogeneous syndrome and individuals presenting with... Read more »

absolutes vs. percents

Posted by PAUL, 3 Replies
Help... I'm totally confused about the difference between absolute numbers and the %. I just found out that my cd4 cout was 28% or 392. How is the percent more meaningful than the absolute number? I just don't get this... I made the original posting... Read more »

Bisexuals/Homosexuals

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
This is directed ONLY to those bisexual/homosexual men who date women. STOP infecting women! For whatever reason you abandoned your first choice of having sex with men, fearing HIV is a reason, and you decided to get your pleasure from women who... Read more »