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Percentage Of Black Teenage Females With Hiv

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...are important in the treatment of HIV-positive women. However, many social and cultural issues, with special relevance to women, affect HIV treatment considerations just as they affect HIV prevention. Only 60% of HIV-positive females who qualify for HAART in the U.S. are on this life-saving therapy, compared to 75% of HIV-positive men who qualify for therapy. The reasons for this gender disparity need to be further elucidated, but some of...
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV in the U.S. became infected when they were teenagers. Statistics show that by the 12th grade, about 60 percent of American youth are sexually active, and two-thirds of STIs affect people under age 25. Many young people also use drugs and... Read more »

how does HIV create? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

if two or different guy's sperm get(both the guy r not havng AIDS,or other diseases) mixed does it originate HIV virus or something like that,like other virus???i mean does it create other virus or something dangerous????one of my friend is very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...evidence supporting the effectiveness of abstinence education," including research showing "a 50% decrease in sexual onset among teens that are enrolled in abstinence programs.""At a time when teens are subjected to an increasingly sexualized... Read more »

can you get hiv if (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

if 3 male virgins all HIV negative have anal sex multiple times could they get HIV ?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV in the U.S. became infected when they were teenagers. Statistics show that by the 12th grade, about 60 percent of American youth are sexually active, and two-thirds of STIs affect people under age 25. Many young people also use drugs and... Read more »

Can you get it (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Okay, so say youre two males, about to have sex, and neither of you have aids, can you still get aids from anal? Im confused from what friends have told me, as each one contradicts the others answer. Of course, protection would always be used!!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...evidence supporting the effectiveness of abstinence education," including research showing "a 50% decrease in sexual onset among teens that are enrolled in abstinence programs.""At a time when teens are subjected to an increasingly sexualized... Read more »
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5% or More of Perinatally HIV-Infected Adolescents May Be Long-Term Nonprogressors, U.S. Study Suggests

...to 10% range. What are your next steps? The big thing about this project is really trying to identify overall how these youth are surviving -- and, I would like to hope, thriving, despite their HIV and their transition into the late teen... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Adolescents

...one-quarter of the 15 million cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) reported in the United States each year are among teenagers. This is particularly significant because if either partner is infected with another STD, the risk of HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...for African-American women aged 25 to34. Women in African-American and Hispanic communities make up only 25 percentof the US female population, yet accounted for 82 percent of all femaleHIV/AIDS cases in the US in 2006. Heterosexual sex is the... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in fact, all adults and sexually active teenagers should get tested for HIV periodically, in the same way that you periodically check your cholesterol... Read more »
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New here - HIV- female with HIV+ male partner

Posted by iSerenity, 2 Replies
...Hi, I'm new here myself, glad I found this site. I'm HIV- and involved with a wonderful man that is HIV+. Already have two kids from a previous relationship. We've been together for Read more »

No Place for Regular Men

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...If that is the case, why isn't there a posting area for "Men." There is a posting area for women, gays, Blacks, military and teens have theirs. What do we have to do to get a site for just regular Joe's who became infected? Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=4392.0 I didn't know HIV cared if a person was gay, straight, white, black, yellow, young, old, male or female. Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=4392.0 I didn't know HIV cared if a person was gay, straight, white, black, yellow, young, old, male or female. Read more »