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Terms Used in This Fact Sheet Antiretroviral: A medication that prevents a retrovirus, such as HIV, from making copies of itself. Anti-HIV medications are also called antiretrovirals. Antiretroviral therapy (ART): The recommended treatment for HIV. ART involves taking a combination of three or more anti-HIV medications from at least two different drug classes every day to control the virus. CD4 count: The number of CD4 cells in a sample...
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Does being a homosexual increase one's risks of contracting AIDS?

I asked such a similar question before, but I do not know if it was ever answered, so I'm asking again, forgive me. I'm doing a project on AIDS for my high school anatomy class, and I've been getting mixed messages about the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There is a common myth that HIV/AIDS is a gay disease. However, the reality is that anyone, gay or straight, black or white, male or female, intelligent or Republican, can acquire HIV/AIDS. The AIDS virus is transmitted through unsafe sex,... Read more »

Hep C and homosexual relationship

Dear Doctor,Why is it that homosexuals are more susceptible to Hepatitis C if it is a blood born disease. Can Hep C be transmitted through semen that ends up in the mouth. Is so, is the risk the same for premature ejaculation? If not, why is this...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
HCV is a blood borned disease.It is almost universal in hemophiliacs that receive blood products and in IV drug users between 50-90% (incidence).Male homosexuals have a higher risk than the rest of the population.This fact can be explained... Read more »

First Homosexual Experience

Hey Mr. Kull. I'm a nineteen year old male who has finally accepted his homosexuality, and I've met this really nice guy that I'd like to pursue something deeper with. I met him on the internet, and have spoken with him on the phone...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You ask some very important questions, some of which I will not be able to deal with adequately in this forum, but I'll do my best. This sounds like both an exciting and confusing time for you -- which is completely normal -- and my best... Read more »

While on PEP, can i still transmit a virus to another negative homosexual

Hi Doctor, I always practice safe gay sex However I had an unprotected gay sex encounter with a guy who bragged about getting laid by more than 200 different people and celebrities. Since he was insisting for the night and I was excited we drank...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You "always practice safe gay sex," except apparently for unprotected "rape the kiddo . . . violent anal sex with rapid and deep thrusts intended to cause agony and trauma to the anus . . . fisting . . . deep throating . .... Read more »
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1 time homosexual expirience

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a 1 time gay expirience now I hope I don't get Aids from it.


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Homosexuality and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Of new infections among men in the United States, CDC estimates that approximately 60 percent of men were infected through homosexual sex, 25 percent through injection drug use, and 15 percent through heterosexual sex. Of newly infected men,... Read more »

Bisexuals/Homosexuals

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
This is directed ONLY to those bisexual/homosexual men who date women. STOP infecting women! For whatever reason you abandoned your first choice of having sex with men, fearing HIV is a reason, and you decided to get your pleasure from women who... Read more »

is poz for homosexuals?

Posted by howard, 2 Replies
Why am i not getting responses fom heterosexual people. i live in cleveland ohio where there are plenty of gay gangsters and people straddling the fence when it comes to sexual behavior. the down low does exsist and its a problem for my sisters that... Read more »