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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that screening tests...
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Why is the prevalance of HIV increasing among the young and gay populations?

Hi Dr. Bob,I just saw this really troubling article on Yahoo News and thought you might have some feedback on it. In particular, it's really troubling that the rate of HIV infection among youth and gay men has increased so significantly over...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is a highly complex issue and I could write a thesis on all the factors potentially contributing to these epidemiological trends. They would include such disparate issues as biology, sociology, politics, religion, perception, funding... Read more »

Studies re: HIV transmission in Gay men

Having been a volunteer in the late 1980s for the N.Y. Blood Center study on sex-practices and HIV transmission amongst Gay men, I am wondering how many other similiar studies have been done since the emergence of AIDs and to what degree they...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. There are many myths regardingtransmission of the HIV virus. For example, it is a common myth that givingoral sex to a man is low risk for HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases(STD's). WRONG! There... Read more »

Are gay men considered high risk for hepatitus B? How many years after the last hepatitus B and A boosters should gay men get another?

Are gay men considered high risk for hepatitus B? How many years after the last hepatitus B booster should gay men get another? How many years after the last hepatitus A booster should gay men get another?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Gay/Bisexual men are generally consideredat higher risk for both Hepatitis A and B. This is because Gay/Besexual menhave tended to engage in high risk activities for these viruses, withmultiple sexual partners.... Read more »

Corneas, organs or tissue donation and gay men

1. Should negative HIV gay men not sign an organ donor card inaccordance with FDA and CDC guidelines for organ donation? 2. Howabout corneas where there are no white blood cells? 3. How aboutanother gay man with HIV who needs an organ or tissue?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Actually, this is an extremely controversial issue. If you look at CDC and FDA guidelines, a man who has had sex with another man (since 1977) is excluded from donating blood, organs, and tissues. This is to... Read more »
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Poz Gay, Hiv Positive Gay Men Find gay with hiv at PozGays.com

Posted by Chloe1023
Over 20% gay and bisexual men are living with hiv positive in the U.S. alone. Are you one of them? If you are HIV Gay or Gay men with herpes it can make you feel like you are all alone in the world. Do you wish there was a place where you didn't... Read more »

HIV Positive Gay Dating for HIV Gay Men and Bisexual Men

Posted by Hneedlove
http://www.PozGays.com is The first, completely anonymous and most trusted online network dedicated to gay men and bisexual men with HIV positive meeting new friends, partners or potential spouses in the world.

Over 20% gay and bisexual men are... Read more »

An encouraging piece of literature on HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all. I've read most of the posts in this forum ever since I discovered it :). Although I've never shared my story, I've read similar stories on the board and have felt much better that I'm not alone in this world with overwhelming feeling of... Read more »

HIV Positive Gay Dating / Dating Gay Men with Herpes

Posted by pozlady
http://www.PozKiss.com is an anonymous, warm-hearted and exclusive community offers dating and friendship options for people with a wide variety of personal preferences including interracial, gay, lesbian and bisexual singles and others with HIV and... Read more »