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Jail Time For Hiv Infection

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HIV in Prisons and Jails

... HIV and Correctional Settings Health Care in Prisons and Jails Prisoners With HIV Infection HIV Care for Prisoners Improving Your HIV Treatment Risk Factors While Incarcerated What Happens When HIV-Positive Prisoners Are Released? HIV and Correctional Settings People with HIV sometimes have to spend
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resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and use of GHB (gamma hydroxyl butyrate). Hepatitis C is transmitted... Read more »

depression and hiv

I found out eight months ago I was positive. My partner is positive and I knew the risks. We didnt have unprotected sex but a few times, but I guess that was all it took. He is in jail now and is going to be doing time in prison. We have been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Actually all it takes is one time for HIV infection to potentially occur. Fortunately that doesn't happen often, but each unprotected episode of penetrative sex is like playing Read more »

diffrence between hiv infection and hiv 1/2 eia oositive and confimation negative

i was tested in september and was eia1/2 positive but confimatory westernBlot1 negative so am i called hiv positive or negative? in my lab test report it was written that negative westernBlot does not exclude hiv infection what does it mean? and i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negative confirmatory Western Blot is considered to be a "negative HIV-1 screening test."The disclaimer about not excluding HIV infection refers to situations such as people being tested within their "window period." By the way, all laboratory... Read more »

Laws of Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS, 2010) (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV 2010)

Hey Dr. Bob,It's great to see you've been doing this forum for all these years. Exactly how long have you been doing this. Anyway, keep up the fantastic work. Now to why I'm writting to you. No concerns nor worries here but just a bit of curiousity....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...In addition to criminal prosecutions, a number of civil cases have been brought in which individuals sue sexual partners with HIV disease for monetary damages. These cases proceed under the tort theories of negligence, battery, fraud and... Read more »
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Declining Concentration of HIV in Correctional Facilities, but 20 Percent of HIV-Infected People in the U.S. Have Been in a Correctional Facility

...poster highlights is that the portion of the HIV epidemic that is represented by the millions of people that go through jails and prisons is a smaller percentage of the overall U.S. epidemic than it was a decade ago. In 1997, there was a paper... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Jail-Based HIV Testing -- Rhode Island, 2000-2007

...From 2000 to 2007, a statistically significant decreasing trend (from 33 to 13) was observed in the number of newly identified HIV infections at RIDOC, using linear regression (p = 0.001). Of the 168 detainees with newly identified HIV... Read more »
Brown Medical School

HIV Infection Among Women in Prison: Considerations for Care

...that male-to-female transmission is more efficient than female-to-male transmission during asymptomatic infection (early in HIV disease). However, the risk of transmission during symptomatic infection does not appear to vary. 15 In a recent... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Report Drawing on Experience of Inmates Calls for Needle Exchange in Prisons

...and hepatitis C, urges a new report by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (CHALN). The high rate of blood-borne infections in prisons is a public health concern that impacts all of society, according to the nonprofit. The report makes use of... Read more »
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hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...education, testing, and prevention counseling be made available to populations at increased behavioral or clinical risk for HIV infection, including inmates in correctional facilities..." see full CDC Report following Washington post article... Read more »

Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...possible dangers. The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal sex. Next day i started recalling all the facts and gone crazy. 3 days after the incident... Read more »

is aids way worse than hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
everything i read or at least the best news relates to hiv it says nothing about AIDS. Read more »

Brits convict man of infecting friend with HIV

Posted by ScotCharles
...FEW months after my interview with Ms Y, I received an angry e-mail from Mola, who at that time was apparently in an Italian prison. It was a reaction to the report that had appeared in The Scotsman, which was sent to a friend and then forwarded... Read more »