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Massachusetts Law On Informing Sexual Partner Of Aids Virus

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...individual's own sense of maleness or femaleness) and contribute to both HIV risk and HIV health. This article highlights some of the unique challenges that transgender persons face in maintaining their health -- including avoiding HIV infection or living well with HIV -- and discusses ways in which health-care providers can better equip themselves to provide care that meets the needs of transgender clients. Defining Transgender Sex...
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Unprotected sex when partners are both positive

My fiance and i are both positive, we are so use to having unprotected sex. I just want to know if we can still have sex without a condom if he is faithfull to me only? can we carry on having unprotected sex? we are not on any treatment as yet as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reprint it below for those readers who may have had difficulty downloading the reference. Stay well. Stay informed. Dr. Bob Dual HIV Infection A number of individuals infected with more than one strain of HIV have been identified over the past... Read more »

Using latex condoms (SUPERINFECTION, 2009) (FINDINGS SUGGEST HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2009)

I heard if two HIV positive people (two men) who want to have sex then they both people must use latex condoms for prevention. I heard that if one HIV positive person could have one strain of the HIV/AIDS virus and the other HIV positive person...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reprint it below for those readers who may have had difficulty downloading the reference. Stay well. Stay informed. Dr. Bob Dual HIV Infection A number of individuals infected with more than one strain of HIV have been identified over the past... Read more »

Super infection HIV+ couple

I am still trying to understand whether super infection is possible between spouses who are HIV+ and faithful to each other? We are a couple HIV+ my wife started taking medicines (Trimune 30) more than three years ago when her CD4 count dropped to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reprint it below for those readers who may have had difficulty downloading the reference. Stay well. Stay informed. Dr. Bob Dual HIV Infection A number of individuals infected with more than one strain of HIV have been identified over the past... Read more »

Resuming sex after recent diagnosis (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION) (CO-INFECTION) (REINFECTION) (SWISS REPORT)

My boyfriend and I both tested positive one month ago. Blood tests indicated that we do not have other STDs (thankfully). We have heard mixed things (1) about the need to use condoms if we are monogamous and (2) about how quickly we can resume...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...required in most states to disclose your HIV status before having sex with them. Also it might be helpful for you to know I've been HIV infected since January 1991 and I'm still here. A long and satisfying life with HIV is indeed possible, but... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report: Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises in Massachusetts

...intravenous drug users, the groups that made up most HIV/AIDS cases. Black women make up almost half of women newly diagnosed with HIV in the state, and Hispanic women are represented disproportionately to their population. Contributing to these... Read more »
Project Inform

HIV Sexual Transmission Under HAART: Project Inform Comments on the 2008 Swiss Report

... In January 2008, the Swiss AIDS Commission issued a controversial report on the transmission of HIV in heterosexual mixed status couples. The report stated that HIV is not likely to be passed on when the positive partner fully Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...several fluids and tissue of a person living with HIV. It is important to understand however, that finding a small amount of HIV in a body fluid or tissue does not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...16 and 22 million people aged 18-64 years are tested for HIV annually. However, of more than one million people living with HIV in the U.S., it is estimated that about one-quarter (252,000 to 312,000 persons) are unaware of their HIV status.... Read more »
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Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
...What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »

Incidence of women getting HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...intravenous drug users, the groups that made up most HIV/AIDS cases. Black women make up almost half of women newly diagnosed with HIV in the state, and Hispanic women are represented disproportionately to their population. Contributing to... Read more »

Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...intravenous drug users, the groups that made up most HIV/AIDS cases. Black women make up almost half of women newly diagnosed with HIV in the state, and Hispanic women are represented disproportionately to their population. Contributing to... Read more »

Divorced hiv positive dad

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
Hello, I am the ex wife of an hiv positive dad. He became positive after our divorce. I am having a hard time dealiing with his status. We have two very small children under 4 years old. I am afraid to leave them with him alone. He has been very... Read more »