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How Long After Sex Before It Infects Hiv

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What is the likelyhood an HIV+ considered 'undetectable' can transmit?

A prison penpal I write with has asked me to look up some information for him and quite honestly I'm a little overwhelmed by the volume of HIV information on the Internet - I'm hoping you can help lead me to some credible basic websites with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV information websites? Well, there are lots to choose from. Here are a few favorites:1.www.thebody.com (of course!)2.www.hivinsite.ucsf.edu3.www.aegis.com4.www.projectinform.orgNext, Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some time ago,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with the "exact same HIV strain," that is really very hypothetical, because HIV evolves very quickly and quite differently in different hosts.... Read more »

Sex between 2 poz guys (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I've been asked by another poz guy to have bareback sex. I don't know the facts. One would think that since we're both poz it doesn't matter, but I've heard otherwise. I'm the top, but I don't know if that makes any difference. thanks.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...couplings are at risk for superinfection (acquiring a different strain of the virus) and for other STDs that could make your HIV disease flare out of control. My advice is always to cover your stump before you hump!By the way this question has... Read more »

Population Mix: HIV Infections Through Sex

Hi Rick. I read in the Wall street Journal (4/16 p. B11 re: Life Insurance Covg.) that an estimated 20,000 people per year in the U.S. are infected through sexual contact. How does that population break down between male vs female and, within each...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. I do not know what the incidence (number of new cases of HIV per year) is inthe United States, so I cannot tell you whether your figure of 20,000/year isaccurate or not. In fact, nobody Read more »
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HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world Read more »

HIV and Oral Sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had sex with a girl last week with a condome, but ate her out till she came, turns out she is HIV+, what should I do?? Does anyone have statitics, how long till the test? Read more »

sex with HIV- partner

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am a married 49yr old male HIV+. My wife is HIV-. We decided to obstain from sex 6 years ago because of the diagnosis and the fear she might get infected Read more »

am I infected with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...USING CONDOMS WITHIN A PERIOD OF 6 MONTHS ONLY ONCES ONE OF THEM HAD ORAL SEX WITHOUT CONDOM FOR 5 MINITS DO YOU THINK I HAVE HIV/AIDS Read more »