Is Hiv Higher Among Homeless
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Online Social Networking Technologies, HIV Knowledge, and Sexual Risk and Testing Behaviors Among Homeless YouthThe authors noted that HIV and other sexually transmitted infections "disproportionately affect homeless youth," with estimates of HIV prevalence in this population ranging from 2 percent to 11 percent, a risk two to 10 times higher than among other... Read more »
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Columbia UniversityYou are indeed lucky in that you have not become infected. Both a higher viral load and the presence of other co-infections - particularly any open sores as occurs with herpes - raises the risk for transmission of HIV to you and also transmission... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Worried,As demonstrated by the "very gallant homeless man," chivalry is indeed not dead. As demonstrated by your willingness to be generous to those less fortunate, compassion is also not dead. Finally, as demonstrated by your... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesI have been hiv positive for 10 years now. I have been lucky health wise. I am now however starting to get sick. I have no one to fall back on I am on my own.
Can anyone out there provide me with some advise so I dont go homeless? I Have read that... Read more »
Posted by daguy402, 1 ReplyHi,
I recently had an unprotected incounter in South America. About three days later I experienced a discharge as well as pain duting urination. My main concern is that after doing some research on the web it seems the odds of contracting HIV... Read more »
Posted by tnk, 1 ReplyDear Friends I am form India.
Let me tell you my circumstances...
My Father-in-Law has been tested HIV positive few days back.
Me & my wife was their guest for 2 days.
During this visit we had used the tongue-cleaner made of stainless steel used by... Read more »
Posted by alive2, 1 Replynow that people are being told to start medication at a higher cd 4 number does this pose a bit of apprehencion? will the first prescribed medications last longer? is it a ploy by big pharmacutical companies?
to me i worry when the cdc or reports... Read more »
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