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National Strategy For Sexual Health And Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

...differences among people with AIDS: results from a multistate surveillance project. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 1994;10:217-222. Office of the Surgeon General. The Surgeon General's call to action to promote sexual health and responsible sexual behavior . July 9, 2001. Hall HI, Ruiguang S, Rhodes P, et al. Estimation of HIV incidence in the United States. JAMA . 2008;300:520-529. Clark LF, Miller KS, Nagy SS, et al....
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SEXUAL HEALTH

I have sex and i'm hiv+. I was recieving unprotected anal and i was the receiver. my labs are very low and i am un-detectable but what are his chances that I contracted him with HIV+ if he pulled out? Isn't that harm reduction?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...archives for a full discussion of harm-reduction strategies for magnetic couples.Finally, I notice that the title of your post is "SEXUAL HEALTH." Neither you nor your partner is on the right track for "sexual health"at the present time. I... Read more »

"Dealing with HIV+ Fiance' when I have OCD (HARM REDUCTION STRATEGIES FOR MAGNETIC COUPLES, 2009)

Dear Dr. Fascino: I've never seen this ? before but is there any advice on the day-to-day dealing w/magnetic couple issues? (i.e. my fiance' is 15 yrs w/HIV. Still undetectable viral load). Each and every day I don't know if I can deal with this....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,This is much more of an OCD than HIV problem! You've already spent "many visits with your partner's ID specialist asking questions." He has assured you that since Read more »

PEP RELATED SIDE EFFECTS (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST) (HARM REDUCTION STRATEGIES FOR MAGNETIC COUPLES, 2009)

Hi Doc,My wife got exposed to me ( Am hiv+ while she's -ve)through a condom break.She was put on combivir and Efavirenz but after 3 days she had serious side effects and our Doc changed her regimen to Combivir only. It's been 7 days since she...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I would advise your wife to immediately seek a second opinion form a more competent HIV specialist. Her current symptoms are most likely due to the AZT component of her Combivir. (It's one of the reasons I no longer Read more »

LTR Sexual Health

Hi,I'm in a monogamous, long-term relationship with an HIV negative partner. He is the insertive partner and I am the receptive partner. My viral load has been undetectable for five years and I'm 100% compliant with my Atripla regimen. My partner...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...appropriately concerned about your health, as you are his patient. However, he should also be counseling you about the risk of HIV transmission to your HIV-negative partner. That is by far the biggest risk related to your decision to bareback as... Read more »
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The Body

Word on the Street: U.S. HIV/AIDS Community Reaction to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

...funding not only to address to the ADAP crisis, but also to help meet the goals laid out in this important plan. Whereas our federal government used to provide 69 percent of Ryan White funding, today they only provide 49 percent." ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Behaviour, Condom Use, and Disclosure of HIV Status in HIV Infected Heterosexual Individuals Attending an Inner London HIV Clinic

... In 2001, the National Strategy for Sexual Health and HIV for England emphasized the role of HIV services in reducing secondary transmission of HIV through prevention work with HIV patients. Read more »
Office of National AIDS Policy

National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Executive Summary

...This is an ambitious plan that will challenge us to meet all of the goals that we set. The job, however, does not fall to the Federal Government alone, nor should it. Success will require the commitment of all parts of society, including State,... Read more »
Positive Women's Network USA

White House Says Women Are a Priority in the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy

...an overwhelming majority of HIV-positive women of reproductive age desire and plan to have children. Pregnancy planning and sexual health care must be integrated with HIV testing, prevention and care -- since most women seek out sexual and... Read more »
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. (Finally!)

Posted by TheBody
...years into the epidemic, U.S. government officials have formally unveiled the country's first national strategy for fighting HIV/AIDS within its borders. The strategy aims to establish a coordinated, nationwide effort to reduce new HIV... Read more »

Men's and Women's Sexual Health and Well-being

Posted by sexhealthsurvey
...over in other countries) to participate. If you participate in the study, you will be asked about your sexual experiences, sexual health, and sexual attitudes. The survey takes approximately 10 to 25 minutes to complete and you will have an... Read more »

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Posted by nightsunami, 7 Replies
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Sexual Health Sem 4 Gay/Bi men, pays $$$, LA area

Posted by PositiveConxs
...The Positive Connections Study invites you to participate in a Sexual Health Educational Seminar for men who have sex with men (including Gay or Bi men, or those who choose not to identify, but have sex Read more »