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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 Read more »

not circumcised men and hiv risk

Dear Dr,You have mentioned in many cases that not circumcised men are at higer risk of transmission... Read more »

Risk when condom fails with HIV + man

Dr. Bob: I recently had sex with an HIV positive top man, we used a condom but it broke. I read in... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Psychosocial Problems Linked to Higher HIV Risk in Men Who Have Sex With Men

...New data indicate that high rates of HIV infection are continuing among gay men; that most young gay and bisexual men with HIV are unaware they are infected; and that psychosocial problems and age of partners Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...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

...months) was reported by 21 percent of men and 16 percent of women. More than 75 percent of coital bleeding was attributed to menses. Across genders -- controlling for demographic, sexual behavior and life history factors -- recent coital bleeding... Read more »
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Exposure risks with known HIV positive man

Posted by 2010Worrier36, 1 Reply
...who last weekend met another gay male who told me he was HIV+ after we had fooled around. I'm now worried that I put myself at risk of exposure. He has been positive for 13 years now and seemed to care about safer sex. These are the possible... Read more »

putting men at risk?

Posted by swuitninnacent, 8 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 Read more »

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 »

gays can give blood long they are neg after expose

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...of the transmission of HIV, Hepatitis B, and other bloodborne diseases. The rates of HIV and Hepatitis B are higher among Gay men (men having sex with other men), than the overall population. Where it starts getting controversial, is that not... Read more »