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Hiv Women Infecting Their Women Partners

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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

... How Serious Is HIV for Women? What Do Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Women? Only 7% of AIDS cases reported in 1985 in the U.S. were women and girls. That percentage grew to 27%
Ask the Experts

hiv women orgasm

can a women with hiv orgasm multi times when having sex with her partner.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Can a woman with HIV orgasm multiple times when having sex with her partner? Certainly, but of course that depends on the "talent" of that Read more »

no viral load-no risk to infect?

my partner often don't want to use preservatives, because he heard that a hiv+person (female) with 0 viral load and good health (laboratory results) can not infect anybody by practicing "normal" sex. Is it true? And is it also true tthat 'get it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,What your partner heard is not only not true, but downright dangerous! All HIV+ folks, men or women, undetectable viral load or not, are contagious. Each time he chooses not to use a condom, he's playing sexual Russian roulette. Read more »

HIV+ person wants children

Hey Dr. Bob I have a client who found out recently that his boyfriend is HIV+. He asked me a question about the possibility of his boyfriend having children in the future. I told him that because it would probably be in vitro fertilization and a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...repost a response form Dr. Sharon Lee below that addresses this problem. Good luck! Dr. Bob Resources for Positive Men & Negative Women Who Want a Baby Oct 16, 2004 Response from Dr. Lee Several people have written recently asking for information... Read more »

HIV+ Women who have had a baby

Hi Rick. Can you tell me what rate of women who are HIV+ have had HIV negative babies? How many of those women deliberately got pregnant knowing they were HIV+? How did those women become pregnant without infecting another person? Are doctors...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...thechild. The decision whether to have a baby or not, and risk the childbecoming infected, is a deeply personal one. Some women are willing to takethe chance of infecting their babies. Other women are not.I do not know how many women got... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Report Says 50 Million Women in Asia at Risk of HIV Infection From Intimate Partners

...AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP) in Bali, Indonesia, estimates that more than 90 percent of the 1.7 million HIV-positive women living in Asia were infected by husbands or long-term partners who engaged in "high-risk sexual behaviours," ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mozambique Partners With U.N., Flemish Government to Launch Program Addressing HIV/AIDS Among Women

...HIV/AIDS epidemic in the country, China's People's Daily reports. Mozambican Health Minister Ivo Garrido on Friday said that women and girls in the country are at an increased risk of HIV infection because of gender inequality, lack of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South African Women in Relationships With Violent Male Partners Have Increased Risk of HIV Infection

...Women in South Africa who are in relationships with violent or domineering men have a more than 50% increased risk of contracting HIV Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Positive Women Report More Lifetime Partner Violence: Findings from a Voluntary Counseling and Testing Clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

...There is growing evidence linking the epidemics of HIV and violence against women. Women are the fastest-growing population to become infected with HIV in most regions of the world. In 1999, it was estimated Read more »
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Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
... I live in Vancouver which (in terms of HIV/AIDS demographics) is largely gay or IV drug using. I'd imagine there are also women in the city who have HIV although if they aren't drug addicted sex trade workers or MTF gurls, I likely haven't seen... Read more »

partner positive - now im preg - am i too?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...on the net and its all alot to take in - maybe people with personal experience are better suited 2 help me.....here goes: my partner was hiv pos but unaware of his status, i finally concieved (fell pregnant) and then during this time we have... Read more »

hairy leukoplakia

Posted by midman13, 1 Reply
is hairy leukoplakia easy to diagnose because i have some corrugation on the sides of my tongue but it is not white. Is this normal or should i be worried because i also had some swollen lymph nodes and my girlfriend has had 2 yeast infections... Read more »

Vaginal infections and HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Before starting my relation with my boyfriend, both were tested for HIV and other STD, but when we gave up the condom I started suffering from candidal infections. Can I relate it to HIV ? Weve been Read more »