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Percentage Of Adults Infected With Hiv Through Sex

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The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

... Table of Contents Sexual Harm Reduction Practicing Safer Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV, hepatitis and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can
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acute HIV or just coincidence?! worried!- please answer!

Dear Doc, I'm a male and had unprotected vaginal sex with an unknown HIV status female I used to work with. The thought of HIV didn't even cross my mind until recently (I was more worried about the pregnancy aspect at the time). Three...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...year old dude who has been having unprotected sex and the thought of HIV didn't even cross your mind until recently??? WHAT??? HIV/AIDS has been ravaging the planet for over a quarter of a century, prematurely snuffing out lives (25,000,000 and... Read more »

Question #1: Statistics on Teens Living with AIDSQuestion #2: Female to Male?

Please tell me the current percentage or number of teens in the U.S. who are living with HIV/AIDS. What is the percentage of teens who were infected with HIV through hetersexual sex, homosexual sex and IV drug use. Any information would be helpful....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...adults/adolescents (ages 13 and older)diagnosed during the period July 1995 to June 1996. 12% of these cases wereinfected through heterosexual sex. Of these 71,704 AIDS cases, there were57,708 cases in adult/adolescent men. 5% of these men... Read more »

""squirty Seaman"" please help (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS?)

alright dr bob i had masturbated once in my bed and i tried to hold in my seaman but i couldn't and it exploded and some of it got in my left eye i couldn't open that shit for like 20 minutes it burnt like a mother fucker and my eye ball was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...squirting. So I'll assume semen, OK?Spunking your own eye, while impressive, can indeed sting a bit, but it cannot give you HIV/AIDS or any other STD. You can not give yourself a disease you don't already have! Be reasonable. Variations of this... Read more »

HIV, Online Sex and some comments

Hi Dr. Bob!It's your old pal from the winter of 2005, Justin Case.Anyways, I had a "whoopsie," and consequently, a possible exposure and found great hope and support through your forum. I'm happy to see others have, too.I currently work for an adult...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Whenever I see this in ads or profiles, it makes me crazy. It is absurd to ask for responses only from hiv negative people. No sexually active person can say with any certainty that he is HIV negative. I have read here that a high percentage of... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Sex Ed for Older Adults? State Starts Program in Light of Rising HIV Cases

... Responding to a slight increase in state HIV infection rates among adults over age 55, the Illinois Department of Public Health is reaching out to sexually active older adults 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 †

...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 »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Men Who Have Sex With Men and the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic

...doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0040339. Ibid. Smith A, Tapsoba P, Peshu N, Sanders E, Jaffe H. 2009. Men who have sex with men and HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. Lancet . 374:416-22. Ibid. Ibid. Murray S and Roscoe W. 1998. ... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, February 7, 2010

...HIV testing, counseling and treatment in particular. An insidious component of this barrier is persistent stigma around homosexuality, HIV-positive status and injection drug use. Fostering acceptance of all people, regardless of lifestyle, and... Read more »
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HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »

do I have ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If anyone can help me, I'd really appreciate it...I am a 21 year old female and I had unprotected sex about 7 months ago and I don't know if the guy was HIV+. I was diagnosed with molluscum contagiosum a couple of months ago which Read more »

How safe are Condoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hey, I am a 21 year old bisexual who was wondering how safe condoms actually are during gay sex? Since my last test I have had anal sex, me recieving twice Read more »

HIV & AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...of teens and adults who walk the streets with AIDS because they didn't use a condom. Now if you're stupid enough to get this sexual transmitted disease you will. And I ache for the children who have to live THEIR lives with AIDS because of a... Read more »