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Per Act Risk Hiv Transmission Statistic

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

...cause of death for both black men and black women aged 35-44. Prevention Challenges Like other communities, African Americans face a number of challenges that contribute to the higher rates of HIV infection. Sexual risk behaviors, such as unprotected sex with multiple partners, with a partner who also has other sex partners, or with persons at high risk for HIV infection can be common in some communities. Injection drug use can...
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less then 3 % from a single anal sex act sounds fishy....

bobby, how true is it about this less then 3 % chance one could get infected (HIV) that i've been reading on here about a single anal sex act with a partner known to be hiv pos?? i mean something just dont sound right with that, your risk was lower...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...1,000 sexual contacts. However, most studies estimating this value were conducted among stable couples with a low prevalence of risk factors, which can increase the risk of HIV transmission by several to several hundred times, according to... Read more »

50 + Oral Sex Acts, Real Word Vs Statistical Risk

40 y/o hetero male, I have somewhere around 50 episodes of Unprotected Oral Stupid and Foolish, to be sure. I have reas your stats on oral and I know you are right, but in the real world, should I be worried? Thanks, Rivk
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."lucky." Others would say they could top that at a single circuit party. Next, you state you've read my statistics on oral sex and HIV transmission. (Great!) And that you know I am right. (Thanks for your support!) But then you ruin it all by... Read more »

transmission risk (HIV STATISTICS)

Dear Dr. Bob,Just over 3 weeks ago, I did something extremely out of character for which I shall always be ashamed. On a bachelor party, I visited a strip club/brothel and whilst extremely intoxicated over the course of several hours and despite...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are correct on many aspects of your post. The statistical estimates of risk per-act for various sexual activities are indeed generated from epidemiological studies. These statistical risk estimates give Read more »

Does HAART act as a PEP for those at risk of co-infection or re-infection?

I apologize that this question is not about the topic of fatigue and anemia.I have been reading up on co-infection and re-infection. I am aware of your ultimate position being that the risks are not worth it.That being said, it all my readings I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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 and HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit your question there... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Officials Concerned That "Extreme Sex Acts" in Pornography Films Put Actors at Greater Risk of HIV Infection

...and health advocates are concerned that "increasingly extreme sex acts" may be putting pornographic film actors at a greater risk of contracting HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, the Los Angeles Times reports. The adult film... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

No Decrease in Risk per Sex Act?

...Australian study published in the February 4, 2010, advance online edition of AIDS yielded the unexpected finding that the risk of transmission per act of sex between men -- in particular uncircumcised men -- appears not to have fallen since... Read more »
The Body

Repealing the Affordable Health Care Act Means Woes for People With HIV

...expansion of Medicaid which would assist people with HIV/AIDS with life-saving healthcare No added provisions such as high-risk pools and insurance exchanges . Those who have no coverage or have been previously denied coverage (perhaps... Read more »
White House

Remarks by the President at Signing of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009

...13-year-old boy from central Indiana contracted HIV/AIDS from a transfusion. Doctors assured people that Ryan White posed no risk to his classmates or his community. But ignorance was still widespread. People didn't yet understand or believe that... Read more »
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Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 1 Reply
...nine or 10 times a month, and over time, 38 people became infected. Earlier data from the same research team showed that the risk of people transmitting HIV is slight if the amount of virus in their bloodstream is low. Those findings have... Read more »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...bleeding was present, yet I instantly panicked. Upon discussing it with the guy, he shared some concerning information about risky behavior, long-time refusal to test, and AIDS-related death of a partner. I sank into a severe period of HIV... Read more »

Even more dissapointed!

Posted by rufenough, 3 Replies
...others say its 2:1 !!!!!! For the same act. Quite a disparity dont you think? Then the more logical outlooks seem to suggest risk of 5 or 6 to 1 or up to 50:1. Ive had to work out for myself that if thier are 40,000,000+ infected individuals and... Read more »

Risk factor?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is it likely to catch HIV if you have vaginal sex with a man without a condom, but he doesn't ejaculate inside you? (there might have been some pre-cum) Read more »