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Meth And Sex Drive In Men

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

... How can I find an agency near me that provides information and services to gay and other men who have sex with men, who use methamphetamine? What is methamphetamine? What are the short-term effects of methamphetamine use? What are the long-term effects of methamphetamine use? What are some physical signs that someone is using
Ask the Experts

recent fatige (CRYSTAL METH)

I am a gay male recently diagnosed. Now I am on Atripla and undetectable..I am healthy according to my doctor. I was recently at a party and did smoked and snorted chrystal meth. I had a head ache for 3 days afterwards, fatigue, and my glands got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...The reason meth is fanning the volatile flames of the HIV pandemic, particularly in MSM, is that meth dramatically increases sexual desire, but over time also causes erectile dysfunction. So Mr. Top Gun suddenly becomes a bottom boy who could... Read more »

Is it probable that I have HIV?

Three weeks ago i met a guy who was really hot. We eneded up hanging out for like 5 days and in a drug stupor i ended up making out with him, lip biting and body rubbing with our clothes on. At some point he asked me to give him a blowjob, and i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...The reason meth is fanning the volatile flames of the HIV pandemic, particularly in MSM, is that meth dramatically increases sexual desire, but over time also causes erectile dysfunction. So Mr. Top Gun suddenly becomes a bottom boy who could... Read more »

Crystal Meth and AIDS

hey dr,i have aids and use crystal meth(smoke it).It makes me feel very good and takes away alot of my pains and anxietys as well as I can accomplish many things.I wanted to know what are your personal views on smoking meth to help cope with AIDS????
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to be released in the brain. Dopamine is a chemical that improves mood, increases self-confidence and strength and heightens sex drive. Unlike other amphetamines, crystal meth works mainly on the brain, causing fewer side effects on other parts... Read more »

Ten Years For Ten Years

UPDATE Why is losing your 10 years of sobriety for survival a bad thing? Im the HIVer who wrote to you back in November 2006 asking if turning to meth use to combat fatigue was ok. I was ten years clean and sober and no I have no regrets. I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hard the landing will be is up to you. Dr. Bob Methamphetamine and HIVIntroductionWhen the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced in January 2005 that a gay man in his forties had become infected with a... Read more »
Articles
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Men, Meth and Sex

...of Impulse Control; Unprotected Sex Patterson and colleagues from San Diego classified a sample of 261 HIV-positive gay male methamphetamine users by their drug use patterns: meth use only, 5%; light users (meth with marijuana or poppers), 31%;... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

For Young Gays, Meth Use Comes With a High Risk of Contracting HIV

... Seattle-area organizations are offering help to gay crystal methamphetamine users, who have a higher risk of HIV infection, according to local studies. In King County, about 10 percent of men Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...spread HIV during sex, HIV infection in blood or sexual fluids must be transmitted to someone. Sexual fluids come from a man's penis or from a woman's vagina, before, during, or after orgasm. HIV can be transmitted when infected fluid gets... Read more »
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HIV - with HIV + boyfriend....PLEASE HELP!!!

Posted by gause, 7 Replies
...of hugging and cuddling, it has brought us a certain level of compassion and tenderness without intercourse. As of late his sexual appetite has changed. We have not had any sexual contact of any kind, although we do continue to hug and cuddle.... Read more »

Documentary on Gay Men and Meth

Posted by OutcastFilms
...There is this really amazing documentary called, Rock Bottom: Gay Men & Meth. The film follows the journeys of seven gay men struggling with meth addiction and recovery against a backdrop of an emerging Read more »

Crystal Meth/Anonymous-Unprotected Sex Craze

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What is this I hear of young men contacting other gay men for crystal meth and sex on the internet where protection isnt even discussed or used. These kids are reporting multiple partners and there is Read more »

Warning to gay men

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
..."Methamphetamine (MA) has immunosuppressive properties." Yu QL; Larson DF; Watson RR. Heart disease, methamphetamine and AIDS. Life Read more »