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Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...HIV-positive women in the United States, over 80% are either African American or Hispanic. AIDS remains the leading cause of death in black women ages 25-34 in the U.S., while it represents the 10th leading cause of death in white women of the same age group. The threat of death from HIV/AIDS remains high in older African American women as well: AIDS is the 3rd and 4th leading causes of death in black women ages 35-44 and 45-54 years old,...
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hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the body's immune system completely clears the infection. (See below.)Hope that helps.Dr. BobHuman Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS April 2010What Is HPV?Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group of viruses. Certain types of HPV... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...weakened immune system. When a person is infected with HIV, the virus enters the body and lives and multiplies primarily in the white blood cells. These are immune cells that normally protect us from disease. The hallmark of HIV infection is the... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...QTND (Question That Never Dies) and has a common sense ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay anal sex with two hiv negativesJun 2, 2008 dr bob, i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...weeks away. We have had eight years of failed leadership on domestic HIV issues, including insufficient funding for the Ryan White Program, attempts to end Medicaid as an entitlement program, refusal to make important fixes to the Medicare Part D... Read more »
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Positive Women's Network USA

White House Says Women Are a Priority in the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy

...D.C. -- This past Tuesday the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) held an historic meeting focused on women and HIV. Their goal was to bring together experts in the field to advise in "making women a priority population in the... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

The Hidden Epidemic: White Women and HIV

...is so important -- they'll remember me in the future." --┬áLaura Roberts After I finished reading Karin Timour's article " White Women and HIV ," I was amazed at how little "we" (read: HIV prevention educators, AIDS service organizations and... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

Women With HIV Deserve Abortion Coverage: Tell the White House!

... Health care reform was passed to help women living with pre-existing conditions like HIV access health insurance that covers the care we need at premiums we can afford. The Department of Health and Human Services Read more »
Body Positive

White Women and HIV

...number of people of each race in the overall population, a better sense of the impact of AIDS in different communities emerges. White people are the largest racial group in the United States, so the number of white women with AIDS actually... Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV is growing as people become newly infected and as more patients survive thanks to HIV drugs. The report also... Read more »

Blacks and Hiv

Posted by paula5122, 1 Reply
...How do black hiv american recieve support? Are you connected with other black hiv people in your community? How can I find support in the black Read more »

Question for African American Women

Posted by sadiesmom, 2 Replies
...Do you feel you have good support from your church? My daughter is living with HIV and although the members of my congregation have been supportive, I have not been satisfied with the spiritual leaders. I just Read more »

Basic Facts for the worried wells

Posted by rjasin123, 3 Replies
...next best thing to an all clear. 4. At 13 weeks, any ELISA generation is conclusive 5. You cannot diagnose or even guess your HIV status through symptoms 6. ARS comes on all at once, stays around for a week or two and resolves. Persistent... Read more »