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Male Prison Sex And Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Namibia Law Banning Male-to-Male Sex Is Hindering Condom Distribution, HIV Prevention in Prisons, Advocates Say

A 30-year-old law in Namibia banning male-to-male sex is preventing condom distribution in the country's prisons and hindering HIV prevention efforts, according to HIV/AIDS advocates, South Africa's Mail & Guardian reports. According to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission Among Male Inmates in a State Prison System -- Georgia, 1992-2005

The estimated prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is nearly five times higher for incarcerated populations (2.0%) 1 than for the general U.S. population (0.43%). 2 In 1988, the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC)... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Prison Time Among Black Males Might Account for Rise in Number of HIV/AIDS Cases Among Blacks, Study Says

The recent increase in the prevalence of HIV/AIDS among blacks coincides with an increase in the proportion of black men who are incarcerated, according to a study released last year, the Washington Post reports. Rucker Johnson and Steven... Read more »
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"hiv risk for hetero male" HIV+ having sex with HIV-

my nephew died in jan 2012 and because we were raised together i took his death quite hard. long story short, me and a friend of his wind up getting together one time in january, then a few times in feb and a few times in hiv+ and out of...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,First off, I'm very sorry to hear about the passing of your nephew. I can appreciate being able to find comfort with someone who understands the loss and provides companionship.The part of your story that I'm... Read more »

Is it safe to have male to male unprotected sex

I am 30 years male who is married and likes to have sex with another 30 years male who is also married. We all four of us have done the hiv test and found negative. Is it safe to have unprotected sex....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
If your partner remains HIV negative and does not have any other sexually transmitted infections, then you will not be at risk for any sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. The real question is: how do you know if your partner remains HIV... Read more »

Anal sex male to male for less than 30 seconds

I had anal sex with another man for less than 30 seconds. I was the giving in the situation. I did not ejaculate. I don't know his HIV status. I have had no smyptoms after the first month. Now it has been between 2 and 3 months now and I have...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Anytime you engage in penetrative sex (no matter how brief the time) with a partner of unknown HIV status you are taking a risk. Symptoms will not tell you if you have been infected. You must get an HIV test 90 days from the date of the... Read more »

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, the safest and most effective way involves sperm washing and in vitro fertilization. See below.Dr. BobArtificial Insemination vs. In Vitro Fertilization Feb 25, 2010Hi Dr. Bob,My question is about starting a family through artificial... Read more »
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hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

HIV Articles

Few Men Found to Get HIV in Prison- CDC Report

"HIV Transmission Among Male Inmates in a State Prison System --- Georgia, 1992-2005" April 21, 2006
(full CDC Report follows Washington Post article)

By David Brown
Washington... Read more »

HIV In Prisons-MYTHS-Tattooing

Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
Read the part about Tattoos.

Busted! Georgia Prison Study Shakes Down Some HIV Myths

by Laura Whitehorn

April 26, 2006A new study tracking HIV through the Georgia prison system is busting some myths about life behind bars and raising questions about... Read more »

HIV in prisons

Posted by curious_about, 3 Replies
I am interested in HIV healthcare in prisons. I honestly don't know much about what goes on inside, what the difficulties are. I've been thinking about it because I work at a place that provides HIV healthcare and there has been talk about... Read more »

Please help! I had sex with positive male.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi All,

My risk was unprotected sex with a positive partner and the condom broke. One week after the exposure, I had diarreha for a couple of days and then it went away. The following week I had diarreha, headaches, sore throat, and body aches that... Read more »