How Does A Male Contract Hiv

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What to Expect?

Hi Dr. Bob and thank you in advance for your time and service you provide. I'm a 53 year old male who contracted HIV about two and a half years ago. My numbers are in the very upper norm range currently and not on meds. My question is probably...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Unfortunately none of us has an infallible crystal ball that allows us to accurately see into the future. HIV/AIDS is an extremely variable disease from individual to individual, due to many factors, including both the specific virus acquired Read more »

Affair-risk factors

I've been having an affair with a married women for about one month. I am aslo married. I've had 10... Read more »

HIV positive spouse

I have recently learned that my spouse has been living a double life. He contracted HIV from a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NIH Rules That Researchers Should Continue Studies in Kenya, Uganda on Effect of Male Circumcision on HIV Transmission

...circumcision significantly reduced HIV transmission and that it was unethical to proceed without offering the option to all males in the study (Russell, San Francisco Chronicle , 6/29). According to the South Africa study, published in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Ends Funding for Swaziland AIDS Program Providing Male Circumcision

... The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief no longer will fund an HIV/AIDS program in Swaziland that offers subsidized male circumcision in an effort to prevent the spread of the disease, USAID Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Adult Male Circumcision Significantly Reduces Risk of Acquiring HIV

...randomized clinical trials -- showing definitively that medically performed circumcision can significantly lower the risk of adult malescontractingHIV through heterosexual intercourse. While the initial benefit will be fewer HIV infections in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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Female To Male Transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What is the liklyhood for a male to contractHIV from a female from a 1 time exposure. Thanks Read more »

HIV please read

Posted by Luis1288, 4 Replies
...hurt, A LOT, so my sister took me to the hospital, and right now i have pharyngitis again, do you guys think that this can be HIV?, of course i will do an HIV test but i need to know if it posible that i have the virus, for your time thanks Read more »

How many people have HIV / AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...out of the 770,000 people who were reported, or are there 770,000 people alive with it today? Does anyone know the amout of males who have contracted HIV heterosexually? Thanks for your time... Read more »

please read and answer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...last couple of months,and am going to get tested soon. I just need someones opinion on my situation. I am worried about having HIV , i have only had sex with one person my whole life, and it was unprotected at times. I am a white hetero male,17... Read more »