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Percentage Of Adults Infected With Hiv Through Sex

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Small Percentage of Adults Who Receive Rapid HIV Treatment Following Infection Might Achieve "Functional Cure," French Researchers Say

"Rapid treatment after HIV infection may be enough to 'functionally cure' about a 10th of those diagnosed early, say researchers in France," who "have been analyzing 14 people who stopped therapy, but have since shown no signs of the virus... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged >18 Years Who Reported Ever Being Tested for HIV,* by Sex and Race/Ethnicity -- National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2006†

* Based on responses to the following question: "Except for tests you may have had as part of blood donations, have you ever been tested for HIV?" † Estimates are based on household interviews of a sample of the civilian, noninstitutionalized U.S.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Table 2. Estimated Percentage of Injecting Drug Users at Risk for Acquiring Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection (n = 9,565) Who Engaged in Behaviors Associated With HIV Infection, by Selected Characteristics -- National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System, United States, 2009

Table 2. Estimated Percentage* of Injecting Drug Users at Risk for Acquiring Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection (n = 9,565) † Who Engaged in Behaviors § Associated With HIV Infection, by Selected Characteristics -- National HIV... Read more »
Ask the Experts

What percentage are "immune" to HIV infection?

My husband of 9 years was just diagnosed and has a cd4 54 and viral load of about 1 million. Somehow I am negative. We've always had an active sex life, every kind of sex, almost everyday for 9 years. Even shortly after our kids were born...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Thanks for writing in. No one is immune to HIV. However, as you can see from your own experience, HIV is not transmitted during each act of sexual intercourse. Also, the type of sexual act increases or decreases the likelihood of... Read more »

Percentage of documented cases of transmission through oral sex?

Due to the ambiguity concerning the risk factors of oral sex among gay men, I wondered if you had any hard-core data on the number of documented cases in which oral sex was the only possible mode of transmission? Is there a significant decrease in...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for posting your questions. I'll answer them one at a time."Due to the ambiguity concerning the risk factors of oral sex among gay men,I wondered if you had any hard-core data on the number of documented casesin which oral... Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You read that two poz dudes who bareback actually improve their immune functioning. WHAT? Where did you read such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with... Read more »

percentage of transmitting HIV infected blood thru a cut on hands

To Doctor Bob.I am a nurse with patient newly diagnosed with HIV. Before he had this diagnosis, i happen to obtain blood samples from him to be send to laboratory for some routine tests.and by accident, some blood spilled on my cut hands. i have a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.All occupational exposures should be reported to your occupational health division so that the incident can be documented and the exposure evaluated and treated if needed. If you had done this, you wouldn't be panicking now, as you would... Read more »
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what are the chances of HIV infection ...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
if i (male) had unprotected sex with a woman of unknown HIV status (vaginal only) only once, and she is not a prositute (high risk) or anything like that ? i am not circumcised.
i read somewhere, but cant find it now, someone mentioned the... Read more »

Looking for Newly Infected adults for study

Posted by AcuteStudy
Johns Hopkins Acute and Early Seroconverter Studies (ACES) are looking for people who have been infected within the past year. Our study aims to determine whether an immediate course of one year of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) slows... Read more »

CD4 Percentage

Posted by SimonB, 1 Reply
Hello!

Sorry if this is a bore, but I'm recently diagnosed and although know the basics, my first appointment revealed a low CD4 percentage (13%) which caused my doctor some worry and I have to go for another round of tests in a month. VL was 133'000... Read more »

Percentage question regarding testing

Posted by Questioningone, 2 Replies
I do know that percentages don't really say anything about ones own current situation.. but I wonder if anyone do know the following (antibody test):

What percentage of infected people are thought to test positive 5 weeks after exposure?

What... Read more »