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Hiv Women To Men Risk

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The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...secretlyinjecting drugs and sharing needles. For aging women, there is another consideration. Vaginal walls becomethinner and can tear more easily and there is a decrease in the fluids thatlubricate. This can put an older woman at higher risk during unprotectedsex. Health care and social service providers need to recognize and accept thattheir aging patients and clients are at risk for HIV. It is important forproviders to ask older...
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rub a hiv woman wit my pans on then pass her han to he vajina and masturbate it I was in risk

Hi Dr.Robert you are the tipe of person who become a missinary cause you give your time for heip others people;thanks god there still somes angels on earth; well DR Robert Iam a fire fighter I have 25 years working night time day time shif in puerto...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Firefighter fro Puerto Rico,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. Your symptoms are not suggestive of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). I see absolutely no Read more »

HIV risk nipple sucking on lactating woman (BREAST MILK and HIV TRANSMISSION)

I am 30 years male and had a protected sex with female sex worker 5 months ago . I kissed her nipples also .I felt she was lactating. is breast sucking or nipple sucking on a lactating woman carries risk to HIV infection or any STD s. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...amount of virus in the infected milk, quantity ingested, presence of cuts or sores on the oral mucous membranes, etc. Overall the risk of an adult contracting HIV from nipple noshing would be extremely low. However, when in doubt a simple rapid... Read more »

How can I get HIV?

I have heard and read several times about the various ways of contracting HIV. However, I would like you to explain into detail how the contraction occurs. I learned women are more prone to the HIV than men, is that true? Is there a complete cure...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...infectious bodily fluids or through injection drug use when the needle is shared with someone who has HIV in the blood. Men and women are equally at risk (the risk is more dependent on the type of sexual activity, the amount of virus in the... Read more »

Circumcision at age 37

Dr. Bob,What would you say to my decision to get circimsized at age 37? I'm straight, live in Africa and I want to decrease my risk of getting HIV.By the way , who thought up the idea of circumcision?Zander
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...word: "OUCHAMAGOUCHA!!!" However, I applaud your decision!Not only has circumcision been conclusively shown to decrease the risk of HIV in men having sex with women, it also appears to decrease the risk of several other STDs in men (HSV-2 and... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coital Bleeding and HIV Risks Among Men and Women in Cape Town, South Africa

... The researchers set out to examine the prevalence and sources of coital bleeding among men and women living in a township in Cape Town. Genital bleeding during intercourse may play a part in facilitating the spread of HIV in South Read more »
U.S. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research

Sexual Risk Behaviors Among HIV-Positive Black Men Who Have Sex With Women, With Men, or With Men and Women: Implications for Intervention Development

... The study authors compared demographics and sexual and drug risk behaviors among HIV-positive black men who have sex with women only, with men only, or with men and women as a way to assess differences among and between these groups. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Prevalence, Risk Behaviors, and High-Risk Sexual and Injection Networks Among Young Women Injectors Who Have Sex With Women

...drug-using behavior and partnerships, usually for the six months before the interview. Women who reported having had sex with a woman in the preceding six months or who self-identified as lesbian or bisexual were classified as WSW (n=274).... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Clients of Brothel Prostitutes as a Bridge for HIV Infection Between High-Risk and Low-Risk Groups of Women in Senegal

...have unprotected sex with brothel prostitutes and with steady and casual partners, thus exposing both unmarried and married women to HIV infection. The study also indicated that wives are more exposed to HIV than other categories of women in the... Read more »
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Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
...run into former poz sex partners and are able to cope with it so women should be able to do the same. I contracted HIV from a woman and I feel that I wouldn't have a problem were I to see her again. Only in putting a face on the disease can we... Read more »

Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Well, it looks like it's now true at least in a few states in the US This is the future ladies! Report: Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises in Massachusetts Heterosexual sex has passed intravenous drug use as the primary way 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 »

in love with a hiv+ woman

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...them extremely helpful in understanding. I am madly in love with and have been in a relationship for about 10 months with a woman who has HIV . (She was diagnosed about a year and a half). Though she did not tell me that she was + until after... Read more »