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How Does Hiv Affect Hispanic Culture

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...one's chances of contracting HIV infection. A person who has both HIV infection and certain STDs has a greater chance of infecting others with HIV. The rates of STDs remain high among Hispanics/Latinos. Cultural factors may affect the risk of HIV infection. Some Hispanics/Latinos may avoid seeking testing, counseling, or treatment if infected out of fear of discrimination. The stigma around homosexuality adds to prevention challenges (e.g.,...
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:What is HIV What is AIDS?How quickly do people infected with HIV develop AIDS?How many people are affected by HIV/AIDS?How is HIV transmitted?How is HIV not transmitted?How can I reduce my risk of becoming infected with... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: What is HIV What is AIDS? How quickly do people infected with HIV develop AIDS? How many people are affected by HIV/AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? How is HIV not transmitted? How can I reduce my risk of becoming... Read more »

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: What is HIV What is AIDS? How quickly do people infected with HIV develop AIDS? How many people are affected by HIV/AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? How is HIV not transmitted? How can I reduce my risk of becoming... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: What is HIV What is AIDS? How quickly do people infected with HIV develop AIDS? How many people are affected by HIV/AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? How is HIV not transmitted? How can I reduce my risk of becoming... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estimated Lifetime Risk for Diagnosis of HIV Infection Among Hispanics/Latinos -- 37 States and Puerto Rico, 2007

...increasing access to testing and care are important to decrease the number of diagnoses of HIV infection among disproportionately affected population groups. To estimate lifetime risk and age-conditional risk, the number of HIV diagnoses in... Read more »
University of California-Los Angeles

Unacculturated Hispanics in U.S. at Higher Risk for HIV

...Interventions must be developed that address the cultural and behavioral differences among Hispanics, who are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. U.S Centers for Disease Control statistics from 2006 show that while Hispanics constitute... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics in U.S.

... They may turn to drugs or alcohol. All of these put a migrant at higher risk." This Post story also profiles Hispanics affected by HIV/AIDS in the U.S. The article was supported by a Kaiser Family Foundation mini reporting fellowship ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Reports Released on HIV/AIDS Programs in Resource-Limited Settings and HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics; Special JAMA Issue Includes HIV/AIDS-Related Articles, Commentaries and Editorials

...report, released in advance of the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, says that Hispanics are the second most affected community of people living with HIV in the U.S. Despite representing only 15.3% of the U.S. population,... Read more »
Connect With Others

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

Viral culture test for hiv. gmanbill?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can anyone tell me if having a viral culture is a good idea, for finding hiv.ive already had dna,bdna,pcr,antibodys,antigen. Read more »

Care home for people affected with HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
...(who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those affected by HIV/AIDS (people actually refuse to take them!) So we have opened the first! A care home/assisted living... Read more »

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
...(who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those affected by HIV/AIDS (people actually refuse to take them!) So we have opened the first! A care home/assisted living... Read more »