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Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...How Much Will Microbicides Cost, and Will People Be Able to Afford Them? What About Nonoxynol-9 (N-9)? Taking Care of Yourself What Are Microbicides? Microbicides are new products being developed to reduce the spread of HIV and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs). Microbicides could come in many forms, including gels, creams, suppositories, films, lubricants, sponges, or vaginal rings. They could be used in the vagina or...
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Can Women carry AIDS?

My new girlfriend says that only men carry AIDS and they give it to women, so women can only catch it not carry it. Is this true?Thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope that's not true. AIDS is caused by a virus (HIV). The virus can be spread form man-to-woman, woman-to-man, man-to-man, or woman-to-woman. In other 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
...man is circumscised and if there are genital sores or ulcers or other breaks in the skin which make it easier for the virus to spread). For these reasons we recommend that sexual contact (vaginal, anal and oral) be done with the use of a latex... Read more »

are men getting hiv from women in america?

hi dr. frascinoare men really getting infected with hiv from having sex with women in this country? i have still never met a poz guy who wasn't either a druggie or had an obvious femininity suggesting homosexual history. and i work with poz people...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hope your doctor-boss decides to retire soon before he destroys someone's life with misinformation.And please note: A number of AIDS experts on this website, including my lover Dr. Steve Natterstad (expert in The Body's Tratamientos Forum) and I... Read more »

new campaign

why not make a new campaign to prevent hiv from further spread by encouraging men to stop having sex with other men?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Why not make a new campaign to prevent HIV from further spread by encouraging men to stop having sex with other men? What??? I'll be you were home schooled, right? Dude or Dudette, most of Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Men With Multiple Partners Behind Spread of HIV/AIDS Among Women in India, United Nations Study Says

... Men with multiple partners are fueling the spread of HIV/AIDS among women in India, according to a recent study conducted by the National AIDS Control Organization , National Council of Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women in Namibia Call for Efforts to Improve Sexual Rights, Curb Spread of HIV

... A group of women in Namibia recently called for efforts to improve their sexual rights in an effort to curb the spread of HIV in the country, the New Era reports. "Women should know about their sexual rights; it is very important,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Culture, Poverty in Lesotho Contribute to Spread of HIV Among Women

...women little autonomy have contributed to the disproportionate spread of the disease in the country. U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Stephen Lewis said, "[U]ntil you absolutely break through on the question of the vulnerability of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

International Community Must Increase Efforts to Prevent Spread of HIV Among Women, Opinion Piece Says

...access to HIV/AIDS treatment is "part of the equation," the international community must "do a much better job of preventing" the spread of HIV, "especially among women," to "secure Africa's future," Bill Gates, co-founder of the Bill & Melinda... Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...WASHINGTON - A new estimate of how many Americans have the AIDS virus puts the number at about 1.1 million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, Read more »

please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...How many men on this board are straight and have gotten hiv from a women? Read more »

Free video: "Top Ten Myths About HIV/AIDS"

Posted by AIDSvideos
...Hi - This is to announce the beta 1 release of http://www.AIDSvideos.org/, whose mission is to prevent the spread of HIV and to assist those affected by making all the world's HIV/AIDS educational Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...relationships with women) who do not define themselves as gay but who are engaging in unprotected sex with men. Unfortunately, with the spread of HIV, there are now what is referred to as Bug Chasers and Gifters. Bug chasers are individuals who... Read more »