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Hiv Risk Groups

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prostitutes/high risk group/hiv

dear Dr.Franscino,recently,i did the dumbest thing in my whole life.i had unprotected sex with a(street)prostitute.talk about suicide,eh?! she gave me both vaginal and oral sex unprotected on my wiener.i got tested the next day after symptoms of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Dubya and company think that will somehow destabilize civilization.Now, on to your questions! Since you've placed yourself at risk for HIV (and other STDs), you won't be "in the clear" until you get a negative HIV test at three months or more... Read more »

How many have HIV & HCV

What is your estimate of the percentage of HIV+ gay men who are also HCV+? Resources that deal... Read more »

how can you do that?

how can you, knowing how likely it is to become hiv positive as a gay man, not discourage men from... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Senegalese Drug Abusers Emerge as High-Risk HIV Group

...trafficking, a trend that may potentially fuel the nation's HIV epidemic. Today, drug users have emerged as one of the nation's top HIV risk groups. Data on the number of infected injection drug users (IDUs) are lacking, and so are prevention... 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

...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 risk for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Daily Examines HIV Testing Strategies Among High-Risk Groups

...on Wednesday examined how health authorities in some Chinese provinces are making HIV tests mandatory for various high-risk groups as HIV continues to spread to the general public. Policymakers in the Hunan province in central China recently made... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Asian Nations Must Prevent Spread of HIV Among High-Risk Groups, Report Says

... South Asian nations must provide better HIV prevention measures for groups at an increased risk of contracting the virus to stop the spread of the disease, according to a World Bank report presented Monday at the XVI International Read more »
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Question about "high risk groups"

Posted by Anonymous
...and they almost always say things like "the chances of acquiring hiv are higher if you have sex with someone in a high risk group such a gay or bisexual men...". but, from all the research that i've read, there are more heterosexuals with... Read more »

Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
...sex trade workers or MTF gurls, I likely haven't seen them. Nearly every website, organization, book, newsletter or support group that I've come across breaks their services/info down into these categories; gay men, women, drug users, sex trade... Read more »

hiv-negative aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...comprise perhaps one percent of all AIDS patients. While the majority of Non-HIV AIDS patients do not belong to any of the risk groups such as blood transfusion recipients, male homosexuals, and intravenous drug abusers in which AIDS was first... Read more »

HIV-Negative AIDS?!

Posted by Anonymous
...comprise perhaps one percent of all AIDS patients. While the majority of Non-HIV AIDS patients do not belong to any of the risk groups such as blood transfusion recipients, male homosexuals, and intravenous drug abusers in which AIDS was first... Read more »