Hiv Risk For Males
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Overlooked, Misunderstood and At-Risk: Exploring the Lives and HIV Risk of Ethnic Minority Male-to-Female Transgender YouthThe researchers set out to study "the real life challenges and HIV-risk behaviors of male-to-female (MTF) transgender youth from communities of color." Working with a convenience sample of 51 ethnic-minority MTF transgender youth ages 16-25, they... Read more »
Longitudinal Association of HIV Conspiracy Beliefs With Sexual Risk Among Black Males Living With HIVThe authors noted the need to identify culturally relevant factors that may contribute to sexual risk among African Americans. In the current study, they investigated HIV-specific medical mistrust -- often exhibited as conspiracy beliefs about HIV... Read more »
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Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusThanks for your question,First off, I'm very sorry to hear about the passing of your nephew. I can appreciate being able to find comfort with someone who understands the loss and provides companionship.The part of your story that I'm... Read more »
University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolHIV 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 information section on this web... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesWhen assessing your risk, it is crucial to remember that HIV is only known to be sexually transmitted during anal, vaginal, and, less frequently, oral sex (to the person performing oral sex). There is no evidence that HIV is transmitted through... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Yes, the safest and most effective way involves sperm washing and in vitro fertilization. See below.Dr. BobArtificial Insemination vs. In Vitro Fertilization Feb 25, 2010Hi Dr. Bob,My question is about starting a family through artificial... Read more »
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Posted by spidermanhttp://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 now the head of the one of... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous"Insertive vaginal sex (male risk in heterosexual coitus) is estimated to cause HIV infection 0.03% to 0.09% of the time."
This is according to Dr. Frascino who leads the Forum on Fatigue and Anemia. (He is HIV+ for many years and during these years... Read more »
Posted by Sprite1, 3 RepliesAnd 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.
Why do... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replieswhat are the chances of a guy getting infected with HIV from receiving unprotected oral sex from another male in a one-time encounter? Yeah.....I know it was stupid.....will never do it again...but what are my chances of being infected? Should I... Read more »
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