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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. Of newly infected men,... Read more »

Bisexuals/Homosexuals

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
This is directed ONLY to those bisexual/homosexual men who date women. STOP infecting women! For whatever reason you abandoned your first choice of having sex with men, fearing HIV is a reason, and you decided to get your pleasure from women who... Read more »

is poz for homosexuals?

Posted by howard, 2 Replies
Why am i not getting responses fom heterosexual people. i live in cleveland ohio where there are plenty of gay gangsters and people straddling the fence when it comes to sexual behavior. the down low does exsist and its a problem for my sisters that... Read more »

1 time homosexual expirience

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a 1 time gay expirience now I hope I don't get Aids from it.


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PARA EL DROGADICTO HOMOSEXUAL

Posted by DNA, 2 Replies
Es increible la cantidad de tiempo que pierdes haciendo post anonimos haciendote pasar por gente preocupada... cada dia te ganas menos respeto (bueno en personas como tu es discutible si se tiene algo)

Ya se, ya se.....internet es asi de magico,... Read more »
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HIV in homosexuals?

Why is that gays and lesbians are more likely to get HIV and AIDS than heterosexuals?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There are an estimated 31 million people infected with HIV worldwide. Most of those infections occurred through heterosexual contact; some estimates suggest 70% or more infections occur through heterosexual contact. Anywhere from 5-10% of... Read more »

thoughts on religion, homosexuality and HIV

Dear Doctor bob,First of, i would like to thank you on your superb work at the body, you've helped so many HIV+ and self-diagnosed freaking out hiv- people. i shake your hand.Ive been reading your posts for over 2 years now until ive finally...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for your support and comments!Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

low cd4 percentage high cd8 percentage

I was diagnosed with HIV for a little over two months now. I am a 17 yr old 125 lb. guy 5'4". My doctor said I was fine but then I looked over my numbers and saw something odd. I realized that my cd4 percentage was at 27 (there was a...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
First, your CD4 count and percentage is pretty much in the normal range. The elevated CD8 percentage, and I suspect absolute number, is elevated as a natural response to HIV infection. Because of the CD8 elevation, your CD4/CD8 ratio will be lower... Read more »

Difference between CD4 percentage and CD4/CD3 percentage

Hello Dr MarkThanks in advance if you shed some light on my labs for me. My immunophenotype always has a CD4 percentage which I can see is a percentage of the lymphocyte count. However there is always another number that is labelled CD4/CD3...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
CD3CD4 cells are t lymphocytes that are CD4+ helper cells. There can be other kinds of circulating cells that are CD4+ and might not be CD3CD4 cells.Both of those CD4 percentages are in the normal range. Although there is less variability for CD4%... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estimating the Risk of HIV Transmission From Homosexual Men Receiving Treatment to Their HIV-Uninfected Partners

The current study was designed to determine how the risk of transmission from HIV-infected gay men receiving antiretroviral treatment relates to patterns of patient monitoring and condom use. A stochastic mathematical simulation model was... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence, Incidence and Risk Factors for Hepatitis C in Homosexual Men: Data From Two Cohorts of HIV-Negative and HIV-Positive Men in Sydney, Australia

It is not known to what extent a reported increase in hepatitis C virus incidence among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) is due to sexual transmission, noted Dr. Fengyi Jin, of the National Center in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Say India's Law Criminalizing Homosexuality Hinders HIV Prevention

International human rights groups and gay rights advocates in India on Saturday in an open letter called on the government to repeal its law criminalizing homosexuality, saying the law is affecting the fight against HIV/AIDS, the New York Times ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India's Law Criminalizing Homosexuality Hinders HIV Prevention, Violates Human Rights of MSM, UNAIDS Official Says

India's law criminalizing homosexuality is undermining the fight against HIV/AIDS and violates the human rights of men who have sex with men, Denis Broun, UNAIDS India coordinator, said on Thursday, Reuters UK reports (Zaheer, Reuters UK,... Read more »