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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reasons for Not HIV Testing, Testing Intentions and Potential Use of an Over-the-Counter Rapid HIV Test in an Internet Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Have Never Tested for HIV

The correlates of the main reasons for not HIV testing, HIV testing intentions, and the potential use of an over-the-counter rapid HIV test (OTCRT) among men who have sex with men who have never tested for HIV (NTMSM) are unknown, the authors wrote.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Testing Among Men Who Have Sex With Men -- 21 Cities, United States, 2008

Although men who have sex with men (MSM) comprise an estimated 2% of the overall U.S. population aged ≥13 years, 1 59% of persons with diagnoses of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in the United States in 2009 were MSM, including MSM... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Testing: Men Who Have Sex With Men Should Undergo Frequent HIV Testing

In the current study, Randall A. Roark and colleagues at the University of California-San Francisco reported, "HIV counseling and testing has been a cornerstone of AIDS prevention strategies, with men who have sex with men [MSM] being specifically... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

Sex with men to men

I did sex with men all most 9 years (2002 to 2010). I am having low grade fever from last 3 years i.e. June2009. In between I have done ELISA test in 2007 & 2010 & by Western Blot 2011 Oct in all I got Negative result. But still I am...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Whether or not you have HIV depends firstly on if you had any risk to get it. It doesn't matter if you had sex with men or women, what matters is whether you had <b>protected</b> sex.If your last time having... Read more »

Your daily dose of worried married men (MARRIED MEN AND GAY SEX, 2009)

Dear Doctor Robert:Please excuse my English as I am from Southamerica.I have read in one of your clever and humorous responses, that every day you get 5 or 6 letters from married, straight men, that have gone to the "wild-zone", having sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Fernando,Actually your post is probably closer to number 10 or 12 for today dealing with married men entering their "wild zone" and having sex with other guys. I think we could make a full-length "Married Men Gone Gay Wild"... Read more »

HPV Vaccine for Men (HPV) (GARDASIL FOR MEN)

Are there any recommendations for men (esp poz gay men) to get the HPV vaccine?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There are no formal recommendations yet; however, some guys are already getting vaccinated. (See below.) Clinical trials are underway to evaluate efficacy and safety of using Gardasil in men. I'll reprint some information from the... Read more »
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HIV Positive Gay Dating for HIV Gay Men and Bisexual Men

Posted by Hneedlove
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Over 20% gay and bisexual men are... Read more »

Sea Men

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it true that hiv can be transmitted by sea men? I keep hearing about how hiv is in sea men, but I can't figure out why. I mean they must know what they're talking about because they probably see hiv in sea men when they do medical tests. Why sea... Read more »

straight men

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
do straight men get hiv from women because they should have a site for hiv straight men they have women and gay but no straight guys forum 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 »