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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Racial Mixing and HIV Risk Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

In the United States, HIV disproportionately affects black residents. In the current study, the authors from the San Francisco Department of Public Health conducted a cross-sectional survey of men who have sex with men (MSM) in San Francisco through... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rapid Assessment of Drug-Related HIV Risk Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Three South African Cities

The researchers designed the current study to assess the association between drug use and risky sexual behavior among men who have sex with men (MSM) in locations known to have high prevalence rates of drug use and sexual risk behavior in three... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coital Bleeding and HIV Risks Among Men and Women in Cape Town, South Africa

The researchers set out to examine the prevalence and sources of coital bleeding among men and women living in a township in Cape Town. Genital bleeding during intercourse may play a part in facilitating the spread of HIV in South Africa, which has... Read more »
Ask the Experts

not circumcised men and hiv risk

Dear Dr,You have mentioned in many cases that not circumcised men are at higer risk of transmission for HIV, How do u judge this risk in case of unprotected oral sex / handjob if the partner is hiv infected. Highly appriciate your effort in this...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The risk doesn't change because:1) HIV is not known to be transmitted through contact with saliva, even if saliva comes into contact with the genitals, mucous membranes, or bloodstream.2) HIV is also not known to be transmitted through a... Read more »

Risk of HIV due to mutual masturbation between men?

Dear Doctor, I am from India. In mid December 2011 I was tested for HIV infection(Rapid 30 minute test 6 months after last possible exposure) and my status was negative. Then on 5th February 2012 I participated in a sexual activity with another...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi,The risk of HIV transmission from what you have described is safe. For testing for HIV whether oral swab or blood are very accurate at 28 days, and conclusive at 90 days. I would say from what you have told me that you are HIV negative.Continue... Read more »

resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Recent epidemiological studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and use of GHB (gamma hydroxyl butyrate).... Read more »

Are gay men considered high risk for hepatitus B? How many years after the last hepatitus B and A boosters should gay men get another?

Are gay men considered high risk for hepatitus B? How many years after the last hepatitus B booster should gay men get another? How many years after the last hepatitus A booster should gay men get another?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Gay/Bisexual men are generally consideredat higher risk for both Hepatitis A and B. This is because Gay/Besexual menhave tended to engage in high risk activities for these viruses, withmultiple sexual partners.... Read more »
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putting men at risk?

Posted by swuitninnacent, 9 Replies
I havent been able to find much information on how easy it is for a woman to infect her male partner. I'm hoping someone has some good true factual info?? I've heard that its common and easy for a man to infect his partner but very difficult for a... Read more »

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Gay Men

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
why do gay men have unprotected sex knowing they are in the highest risk group?
Even higher than sex works. Not being judgemental, just wondering.

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Question about gay men

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am getting my thoughts on who really has HIV. Does anyone have any thought on what percentage of gay men are infected? Read more »