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Hiv Risk For Males

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Ask the Experts

Transmission risks with an HIV+ female, HIV- male

I keep reading mixed messages about the risk of transmission from a poitive female to a negative male. Some places say it's well-documented, while others say they're not sure because other risks could be possible. I have yet to see proof of the...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...HIV positive women can definitely transmit HIV to their sexual partners. The risk of transmission may be lower from individuals on therapy or with low viral loads. For further information, please see the transmission Read more »

Male Escort HIV risk

Dear Ryan,I recently visited a male escort club to see what it was like to go with a boy.Although... Read more »

HIV

I am wondering if I might be at risk for HIV. I had sexual contact with a male for the first time... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Looks at HIV Risk Among Male Clients of Sex Workers in Tijuana, Mexico

...months. Researchers noted that although Tijuana authorities require that sex workers be registered and tested regularly for HIV, "only about half of [sex workers] have registered or been tested," according to the blog. Thomas Patterson of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Overlooked, Misunderstood and At-Risk: Exploring the Lives and HIV Risk of Ethnic Minority Male-to-Female Transgender Youth

...suggest future research is needed to understand MTF transgender youth of color, who "have many unmet needs and are at extreme risk of acquiring HIV", in order to develop "broad-based interventions that reduce risky behavior." Back to other news... Read more »
The Body PRO

HIV Independently, but Modestly, Increases Risk of Fragility Fractures, Study of U.S. Male Veterans Finds

...Feb. 18, in which Julie Womack, Ph.D., of the VA Connecticut Health Care System, discusses a study she presented regarding the risk of fragility fractures among HIV-infected male U.S. veterans. Julie Womack: Our research explored HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Clients of Brothel Prostitutes as a Bridge for HIV Infection Between High-Risk and Low-Risk Groups of Women in Senegal

...in the population. "Clients of brothels' prostitutes have a significant potential for spreading HIV beyond the initial high-risk behavior groups in Senegal," the authors concluded. "Efforts should be provided to target specific groups at higher... Read more »
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Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/health_medical/article1217831.ece Male circumcision 'lowers risk of HIV infection by 60%' By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor Published: 09 August 2006 It used to be called the unkindest cut. But Read more »

condon broke... what are the risk?

Posted by caliztony, 3 Replies
...it was to late (we already finish the climax) I have been undetectable with CD4 on the 600 for at least 2 years. what is the risk that I had infected him? How long should we wait for him to get tested and be sure? Can I infect someone if I am... Read more »

receiving oral sex and risk of Hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...perform unprotected oral sex to completion with ejaculation in her mouth and I was wondering what are the chances of getting Hiv trhis way? I did not notice any cold sores bumps or blood in her mouth nore on my penis after the incident but I was... Read more »

Female to Male Transmission Risk (Dr Bob)

Posted by Sprite1, 3 Replies
...And just as I was entering the home stretch a little bit calmer... Dr Bob's answer to the question "I've heard that female to male transmission is very low" has really scared me. http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q187720.html ... Read more »