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How Is It Easier To Get Aids From Being Gay

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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that screening tests...
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Who pass HIV Easier

Is it easier for a man to give Hiv to a woman, or is it easier for a woman to give it to a man? From what I've heard it's easier for a man to give it to a woman because of their semen. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You heard correctly. Male-to-female HIV transmission in the vagina is significantly more likely than female-to-male HIV transmission from the vagina. Estimates in some studies suggest eight times greater efficiency of male-to-female... Read more »

breathing easier

Hello Dr. Bob, I'm so very sorry to hear about your brother passing away. My prayers and best wishes are with you.Well, I took my first HIV test this morning at about 8:30 am, the last 2 weeks have been pure hell. I have worked myself up into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Breathing Easier,Thank you for your comments regarding my brother.I agree with the advice your counselor provided. Your HIV rapid test was negative and therefore you don't have to worry about "false positive" results.... Read more »

Gay Safe Sex Question

Dear Doc,I am a bi male been practicing safer sex after a negative HIv.Is it safe to allow another male to cum on/around my genital area(penis and testicles)? What is the risk of HIV transmission? With no unprotected penetrative sex all these years,...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
If infected fluids -- like semen or "cum"-- come into contact with mucous membranes -- like the inside of your penis (urethra) or anus -- then there is a chance for HIV and other STD transmission. The exterior of your penis and testicles... Read more »

Gay HIV+ partner has bareback sex with other HIV+ people

Hi, I'm in an open gay relationship with my HIV+ partner whereas i am HIV-. We always have protected anal sex (oral unprotected)My partner continues to have unprotected sex with other positive guys even though i have stressed that this is bad....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Regarding the risk of poz-on-poz barebacking, see below.As for a well "recegonised" resource on this topic, HELLO! You're reading it. Check out the archives! Finally, regarding the risk of STDs from oral sex, we have an entire... Read more »
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Poz Gay, Hiv Positive Gay Men Find gay with hiv at PozGays.com

Posted by Chloe1023
Over 20% gay and bisexual men are living with hiv positive in the U.S. alone. Are you one of them? If you are HIV Gay or Gay men with herpes it can make you feel like you are all alone in the world. Do you wish there was a place where you didn't... Read more »

easier to give up

Posted by borrowedtime, 6 Replies
i tested positive last may 2008 (got exposed february 2008). further found out that i have kidney disease (and advised to go on low sodium/potassium diet, 1500 mg/2000mg per day), type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol and triglycerides. with a... Read more »

gay men to hang out with

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
whats up men. My name is Lee and I'm from a city just 5 min. from chicago. I'm looking for other gay men that i can talk to. I've notice that it's easier to date men with hiv, than men w/out it. It makes life alittle easier. So, if you live in the... Read more »

newly gay and now HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 17 Replies
I just found out this week i am infected. I am divorced from a woman and have 3 children. Everyone ive been with told me they were negative and no one climaxed in a way that would be dangerous. How did this happen??? I got real sick in Feb with... Read more »