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Is It Hard For Women To Give Hiv To Men

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis
Ask the Experts

Are women more easily infected by HIV than men

Is it easier for a women to get infected sleeping with an infected male than what it is if a male sleeps with an infected female.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...think it through, you'll probably understand why. It's simple biology. If an HIV-positive man spunks without protection into a woman's love canal, he deposits a considerable amount of baby batter right into a cavity lined with a mucous membrane.... Read more »

Lesbians and most recent stats on HIV risk

I am looking for the most recent information on HIV transmission in the lesbian community. I have heard that there have been only a few confirmed cases.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...there are. Thetruth is, the Centers For Disease Control (CDC) does not keep a statistic asto how many Lesbians and Bisexual women have HIV. The CDC now believes thatthere is a small but significant number of Lesbians with HIV infection, andthat... Read more »

Newly Infected woman

First of all, thank you for this wonderful site.I have been positive for 15 years and am male. My sister recently (last week) tested positive. She was negative at this time last year. I really do not know what to tell her about getting started. ...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...In general, HIV infection in women is not much different than that in men. For both men and women it is important to be evaluated by a physician Read more »

Newly Infected woman

First of all, thank you for this wonderful site.I have been positive for 15 years and am male. My sister recently (last week) tested positive. She was negative at this time last year. I really do not know what to tell her about getting started. ...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...In general, HIV infection in women is not much different than that in men. For both men and women it is important to be evaluated by a physician knowledgeable in Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Adherence to HIV Drug Regimens

... Table of Contents Strong Drugs to Fight HIV The Importance of Adherence Starting and Choosing HIV Drugs Barriers to Adherence for Women Overcoming Barriers Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: State-of-the-Art: Women and HIV/AIDS

... Welcome to This Month in HIV. Dr. Cohen, what do you think is the most important thing that women with HIV should know? If you were going to make a top 10 list, what would be the first thing on it? Dr. Mardge Cohen: It's Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...What are the signs and symptoms of gonorrhea? What are the complications of gonorrhea? How does gonorrhea affect a pregnant woman and her baby? How is gonorrhea diagnosed? What is the treatment for gonorrhea? How can gonorrhea be... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

NYC HIV/AIDS Outreach Programs Should Be Targeting Black Women

...According to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (pdf), a staggering 93.4 percent of all new HIV cases reported among NYC women in the first half of 2009 were Black and Latina women, with sistas, who make up more than 66 percent of new... Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV is growing as people become newly infected and as more patients survive thanks to HIV drugs. The report also... Read more »

Poz.com on Women with HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...woman in my doctors waiting rooms. When it was my turn to see the doctor, I was full of questions about how the virus affected women in particular, wondering whether there were things that I should be doing to support my healthfor now and for the... Read more »

all my ex's are HIV positive.....why

Posted by victor_noir, 2 Replies
...anonymous sex much longer than that. I live in France. I have had about 5 real gay relationships and all five guys have ended up HIV+. I am HIV neg. I'm so worried and saddened because I feel that if I get back into a gay relationship one of us... Read more »

are women more riskier to have HIV than men?

Posted by mick, 2 Replies
...i just want to ask a question regarding HIV transmission, who is more riskier in acquiring HIV, men or women? Read more »