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Methods For Preventing HIV

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Disease Prevention: Zimbabwean Women Value Diaphragm as Clandestine Method to Possibly Prevent HIV

A University of California-San Francisco study found that almost half the Zimbabwean women surveyed said the ability to use a diaphragm clandestinely was very or extremely important. The percentage rose to 80 percent if their partners had other... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Uganda Should Integrate Male Circumcision Into ABC Method to Prevent Spread of HIV, Some Health Workers Say

Some health professionals have called on Uganda to integrate routine male circumcision into the country's ABC prevention method -- which stands for abstinence, be faithful and use condoms -- to further fight the spread of HIV, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Recent Releases: Study Examining U.S. HIV Prevention Methods; Web Sites on HIV/AIDS Reporting, Global Health Guidelines

"Cost-Effective Allocation of Government Funds to Prevent HIV Infection ," Health Affairs : RAND researchers Deborah Cohen and Shin-Yi Wu examine nine cost-effective methods to maximize HIV prevention strategies in the U.S. (Cohen/Wu, Health... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV & the pull out method

I had unprotected sex for the first time 3 weeks. he used the pull out method. Can i still acquired HIV? what the possibilities ? how long before i know if i have HIV? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

Withdraw Method

How effective is withdraw method in preventing HIV infection to a negative female from a positive male?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Not effective! Don't do it! Cover your stump before you hump! (HIV can be found in precum.)Dr. Bob... Read more »

Withdrawal method, STDs, and Pregnancy

Can a guy "pullout" before he ejaculates so it prevents you from getting STD's aids are getting pregnant?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. What you are talking about is known as the "withdrawal method". The withdrawal method will not provide adequate protection against Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) including HIV, and you would still be at... Read more »

Understanding risk levels (SAFER SEX GUIDELINES, SAFER SEX METHODS, 2011)

I understand that sex acts (and life in general) include levels of risk. I get that unprotected anal sex with a known HIV+ partner is very high risk (even higher for the receptive partner) and I get that kissing carries negligible risk, and I get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The best we can offer is relative levels of risk associated with various sexual activities. Check out Table 1 in the CDC document about nPEP. It can be found at www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/rr/rr5402.pdf. However, it's important to note there are... Read more »
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Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work!
Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS?

Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention... Read more »

Hiv+ & Preg 2nd time, doubts on method delivery

Posted by MoonDreamer, 2 Replies
I'm pregnant with my second child, which was planned, and while my first was a c-section now I have the option of a vaginal birth. I really would love to try it this time and was going to fight my doc about it but he surprised me by saying he is... Read more »

need information on current outreach-prev methods

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i work for the santa cruz aids projects and was wondering if anyone knows where i can fid information on the latest techniques for hiv prevention outreach for the msm (men who have sex with men) community
E-mail me at: jamesr@scapsite.org Read more »

Condoms: Our most trusted method

Posted by bradford
Condoms: Our most trusted method to prevent HIV infection and AIDS!


These three words echo around the world AIDS CRISIS WORSENS!

40 million people infected worldwide
o37.2 million adults
o2.2 million children under 15

In 2004, 4.8 million people were... Read more »