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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...strains are believed to increase the risk of cancer. Approximately 75% of all sexually active adults acquire HPV, often within the course of early adulthood and without any symptoms. 3 Among MSM, it is transmitted through both protected and unprotected anal intercourse, and through skin-to-skin contact. Among heterosexual women, the vast majority of infections are cleared naturally by the body within a few years, usually by age 30. This...
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What is the risk with undetectable gay man?

Doctor:I am a HIV+ gay male in meds, who has been undetectable for over 2 years. Currently dating a negative male, we always use protection for anal sex, but a couple of days ago realize that the condom broke while I was being the top and finishing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Receptive anal sex (condom failure) does place your buddy at risk for STDs, including HIV. That you are currently on effective combination antiretroviral therapy, which has driven your HIV plasma viral load to undetectable Read more »

Worrying about HIV result !!!

Good afternoon Dr. Robert,I am a GAY man. In June, i had sex with two different men. One is PROTECTED and one is UNPROTECTED. Then in September, (3 moths after exposure) i got the blood test which was performed by Melbourne Pathology - i think that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...lawn dart or as gay as the Christmas windows at Macy's.You're also wondering if there's a difference in HIV testing between protected and unprotected sex??? Dude, where are you coming up with these questions?!? Do you think the unprotected test... Read more »

My husband just told me he's gay

I have been married over 30 years to a man I though I knew. This past weekend he told me he's been visiting adult theaters for oral sex for the last 4 years. I knew something was wrong and suspected it was another woman. I have been tested for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,There's an old slogan that "thing go better with Coke;" however, Coke will not protect your soon-to-be ex-hubby from HIV! I'd suggest you refer him to this Web site. There's a wealth of information here that should help keep him safe. As... Read more »

HIV test in Hong Kong

Hi Dr FrascinoThank you very much for your kind attention!I am a 25 year old male nurse from Hong Kong. I had a receptive oral (unprotected) and receptive anal sex (protected with condom) with an English man with unknown HIV status in September 2008...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...simply because you are afraid of being recognized at an STD clinic????The screening performed at blood banks is designed to protect the blood supply, not diagnose HIV infection.Sorry, I don't believe you "really had no choice." I will not respond... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Health Concerns for Gay Men

...concerns commonly found among gay men: Gonorrhea Although the overall rate of infection with gonorrhea is going down in many countries like the United States , the rate of gonorrhea has recently begun to rise specifically among American... Read more »
The Body

"You Can't Handle the Truth!": Gay Men and HIV Education

...needs to start. Second , I think we should re-examine the apparently widespread assumption that most gay men are only having protected sex, because I don't think that's true. Although I don't have any statistics at hand, I strongly suspect the... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Barebacking in the Gay Community

...you care the most about, such as your lover and your friends). Why do gay men bareback, despite the possible risks? There are many reasons for this, including: Some men no longer fear HIV/AIDS. Some men think that if you just take a few pills... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...or was an injection drug user, has other sex partners, has had sex with infected people, or has sex with men. Women should protect themselves against HIV infection. Having male sex partners use condoms lowers the chance of HIV infection. See ... Read more »
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KNOWING SPREADING HIV AROUND

Posted by Jazzy1973, 5 Replies
...wHY DO PEOPLE KEEP GOING AROUND SPREADING THIS TO EACH OTHER KNOWING U HAVE THIS? wHY CAN'T SOME ONE FIND SOME ONE THAT HAS HIV TOO? QUESTIONS I ASS BECAUSE I KNOW SOMEONE WHO GOES ON LINE AND MEET PEOPLE AND HAVE SEX WITH THEM& AFTER THEY... Read more »

What can I do??

Posted by Yelly, 4 Replies
...know is what will happen though if you did told someone before yall slept together, but they didn't care to sleep with you unprotected? U tried to get them to sleep with you using protection each time, but they they kept makin up reasons till the... Read more »

Uganda to Publish Names of Gay People

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...decision to publish the names of alleged homosexuals is a chilling development that could presage a government crackdown, Human Rights Watch said today. The lesbian and gay community in Uganda has long been stigmatized and harassed by government... Read more »

HIV + Husband, I'm -

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...where to go to get support for us. Is there anyone out there in a similar situation? Most of the information I can find is for gay couples. I know we can't be the only ones out there.... Read more »