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Hiv Risk In White Women

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...single risk behavior. 8 Because the majority of women in the United States acquire HIV through sex with men, often without any knowledge that they are at risk, prevention efforts in women must focus on increasing awareness of risk and routine diagnosis. Early diagnosis is critical to the prevention of HIV and AIDS. We know that identifying HIV in an individual decreases the risk of him or her infecting somebody else because of behavior...
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Negligible risks & extenuating circumstances for oral

Thanks for the tremendous comfort you bring to so many of us. This "frequent" question is more then worth my commitment to making a $100 donation. After performing oral on a woman sex worker of unknown HIV status within the past month, I'm assured...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...both of us off....Thank you, and I will be donating like many others. This site is a Godsend.Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,The risk of HIV-acquisition/transmission from cunnilingus is exceedingly low, barring extenuating circumstances. See below.... Read more »

Risks of unprotected anal sex (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

With a negative testing couple, are there any risks of unprotected anal sex? For example, the semen in her rectum or possibly mixing with her blood? Once again, negative testing couple that has only had sex with each other.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...He (or she) must be exposed to someone who is positive (has the virus). Different types of exposures carry different levels of risk. Yes, the 0.1 to 0.2 percent statistical risk per episode is correct. This risk applies to unprotected receptive... Read more »

HIV Risk

Hi,While having unprotected sex with my partner I started bleeding. We are both HIV negative. What is the risk of us contracting the virus from this?Thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...He (or she) must be exposed to someone who is positive (has the virus). Different types of exposures carry different levels of risk. Yes, the 0.1 to 0.2 percent statistical risk per episode is correct. This risk applies to unprotected receptive... Read more »

ORAL ON WOMAN, PEP?, RISK?,DONATION (CUNNILINGUS 2008)

I performed oral on a woman, but only licked her clit. i never put my tongue inside her. Did I put myself at any HIV risk? I am scared because a local call line suggested PEP. Am I at any risk? Do I need PEP?I made a donation to your great...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Before and after the act she washed both hers and mine genitals and seemed to be really cautious. As for transmission, is the risk of getting HIV from vaginal fluids lower than from Semen? Does it have to be an open sore in the mouth to get... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ethnic Differences in HIV Risk Behaviors Among Methadone-Maintained Women Receiving Contingency Management for Cocaine Use Disorders

...on HIV risk behaviors between baseline and follow-up. On the HRBS, white women reported significantly higher lifetime rates of risky drug use and sexual behaviors than did African-American women, though neither group differed significantly from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

...with HIV/AIDS in 2005 who acquired HIV through high-risk heterosexual contact. 3 Lack of HIV knowledge, lower perception of risk, drug or alcohol use, and different interpretations of safer sex may contribute to this disproportion. 11 ... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...review from HIV InSite . 3. Your mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

...two-thirds of new infections (65%) among all blacks. The rate of new HIV infection for black men was 6 times as high as that of white men, nearly 3 times that of Hispanic/Latino men, and twice that of black women. In 2006, black men who have... Read more »
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Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...their wives and girlfriends. "This [campaign] is sort of harkening back to the gay community, which is associated with being white and middle-class and it excludes, frankly, men who may be at very high risk but don't identify as being gay,"... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...their wives and girlfriends. "This [campaign] is sort of harkening back to the gay community, which is associated with being white and middle-class and it excludes, frankly, men who may be at very high risk but don't identify as being gay,"... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...their wives and girlfriends. "This [campaign] is sort of harkening back to the gay community, which is associated with being white and middle-class and it excludes, frankly, men who may be at very high risk but don't identify as being gay,"... Read more »

dry metallic tasting white tongue? thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...recently i developed slightly white yellowish thin coating to my tongue. i've been a pretty regular smoker for ten years, and quit cold turkey when i saw this. Read more »