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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Urges Nations to Make Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission "Top Priority"

The World Health Organization in a statement issued in Lagos, Nigeria, on Wednesday urged nations to make the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission a "top priority," Xinhuanet reports. HIV-positive women can use antiretroviral drugs... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vertex HIV Drug Candidate Development Halted by GlaxoSmithKline Because of Formulation Problem

GlaxoSmithKline has stopped collaborating with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. on the HIV drug candidate brecanavir (VX-385), Vertex said in a recent Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The drug, which was in mid-stage clinical testing, would be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Vaccine Research Must Be "Top Priority," Opinion Piece Says

The research and development of a vaccine against HIV -- "the deadliest natural infectious disease in history" -- "must be the top priority" for the United States, Mark Jensen, a senior fellow at the University of Washington , where he helps direct... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV Transmission from bottom to top

What is the risk of transmission from unprotected anal sex between an HIV+ "bottom" to an HIV- "top"? ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is possible to become HIV infected as the insertive (top) partner during anal sex without a condom. Unprotected insertive anal sex poses a smaller risk for transmission than unprotected receptive anal sex, but the risk is there. HIV infected... Read more »

HIV transmission from a "Bottom" to a "Top"

Hi! Im not sure how to ask this so I'll just start from the beginning. I had sex with someone on friday (10_22_10) with someone I was seeing for approximately 4-5 weeks and had yet had sex with him. I am 21 and he is 23. I was told he was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You broke both of Dr. Bob's cardinal rules for staying well:Cardinal Rule #1: Assume all sexual partners could be HIV infected and take all the necessary precautions to prevent the spread of HIV.Cardinal Rule #2: Always remember Cardinal... Read more »

"bottom to top transmission"

i had unprotected sex with a hiv+ bottom who's undetectable, now i'm worried i was infected...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for the question,Unprotected sex with someone who's HIV+ does pose a risk for getting infected. It's going to be important for you to be tested 3months after this.That said, there are quite a few things that work in your favor!... Read more »

Topping and Hep C (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C, 2008)

Okay so this is my question.... I am an HIV positive gay man, and currently I had unsafe sex with another HIV positive person, both of us are undetectable, but I later found that he also is co-infected with Hep C. During the sex, we didnt have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Top Gun,Hepatitis C is yet another reason barebacking is risky for MSM (men who have sex with men). We have seen an increase in sexually transmitted hepatitis C in MSM. (See below.)As for hepatitis C-transmission risk, it's not really... Read more »
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Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello.
I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed that... Read more »

HIV Transmission questions

Posted by gentinthesouth, 4 Replies
Hello, I am really scared! Can anyone tell me if i can get HIV these ways?

1st of all No one has ever cummed in my mouth or anus and no one has ever bled in my mouth or anus,

1. Being a top in anal sex using a condom?
2. Getting sucked by someone not... Read more »

Where does transmission occur for bottoms and tops

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know exactly how the virus transmits between bottoms and tops?

I can understand how it happens in the bottoms case, the intestinal wall absorbes all types of things, however what about the just inside the sphincter? Could you... Read more »

Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by health2010, 1 Reply
is it true that an hiv test is invalid if the blood drawn for the test is among several drawings of blood duirng the same session for other tests? Read more »