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Percent Chance Of Getting Hiv

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Dr. Bob, You are the greatest!

...your site but I had a few more questions that I could not find the answers to by looking through the past post. What is the percent chance of getting hiv if you are a male having vaginal sex with a female how is hiv positive if you currently have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Be reasonable! We don't have statistical estimates for every single combination of variables (. . . "vaginal sex, HIV positive female, genital herpes, healing phase, barely noticeable scabs" etc.). The best I can offer is the estimated per-act Read more »

What percent does mix couples have on staying HIV-

My hubby came back from prison 5 years later hiv+ iam - We practise safe sex but a condom... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Democratic Republic of Congo's HIV/AIDS Prevalence Hits 3.24 Percent

...Fighting Against AIDS, Health Minister Victor Makweng said HIV/AIDS prevalence in the Democratic Republic of Congo stands at 3.24 percent. "DR Congo is surrounded by countries with very high rates of prevalence, and it was therefore important... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Survey Finds 24 Percent of Zambians Accessing HIV/AIDS Voluntary Counseling, Testing

... A recent survey conducted in Zambia found that "only 24 percent of people are accessing Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT)," while 99 percent of teenagers and adults surveyed said they Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Secretary-General Calls for African Nations to Invest 15 Percent of National Budgets to Fight HIV/AIDS

...Research Centre in Kampala, Uganda, on Monday, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon called for countries in Africa to invest 15 percent of their national budgets in HIV/AIDS programs, the Daily Monitor reports. Five percent of Uganda's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe: Women Report 4,000 Percent Increase in Cost of Month's Supply of HIV/AIDS Drugs in January

...Feminist Political Education Project in Zimbabwe reported that the cost of a month's worth of HIV/AIDS drugs increased by 4,000 percent in January to $1.3 billion (about U.S. $40 at the dominant black market exchange rates). About 50,000 people... Read more »
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Percent of HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
...arthralgia, pharyngitis, malaise, weight loss, aseptic meningitis and myalgia (Kahn 1998). In one study (Hecht 2002), fever (80 %) and malaise (68 %) had the highest sensitivity for clinical diagnosis of acute HIV-1 infection, whereas loss of... Read more »

I want to believe hiv cant be caught this way. but

Posted by nicejack, 3 Replies
...wet glob of blood on my hand or is hiv so microscopic that a speck would be enough to infect. Should I get tested or am I 100 percent in the clear (at least from this exposure) Read more »

1 in 200 chance

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...frame of 200 subjects showed 0 infections if condoms were used consistently and correctly, a similar study showed about a 2 percent infection rate over 2 years. I gather from these studies that proper condom use completely elimanates the risk of... Read more »

Homosexuality and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Of new infections among men in the United States, CDC estimates that approximately 60 percent of men were infected through homosexual sex, 25 percent through injection drug use, and 15 percent through heterosexual sex. Read more »