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Percentage Of White Women With Hiv

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Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...vulnerable to HIV infection than men. Women are at greater risk of HIV infection through heterosexual sex than are men simply by virtue of an unequal exchange of genital secretions. The risk of transmission of HIV from a man to a woman is approximately 1 in 1,000 for each sexual contact, whereas the risk of transmission from a woman to a man is much less (approximately one in 2,000). 12 Prevention efforts need to focus on providing women...
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hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...likely to have abnormal Pap tests than HIV-negative women.SymptomsMany women do not experience symptomsIn very advanced stages, a woman may experience pain, vaginal discharge, and bleeding between periodsDiagnosisHIV+ women should have a complete... Read more »

HPV and Anal Warts (HPV, 2010)

Hello dr. Frascino !I m the most sad boy of the world....Can you tell me if there is a cure for anal warts (caused by HPV)?? Please tell me that there is one.I read about terrasil, about Watrol, about H-Balm,My doc treated me by laser - warts are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to have abnormal Pap tests than HIV-negative women.SymptomsMany women do not experience symptoms In very advanced stages, a woman may experience pain, vaginal discharge, and bleeding between periods DiagnosisHIV+ women should have a complete... Read more »

could i have hpv

My recent girl friend and i finally had sex a week ago after dating for over a month. Feeling safe knowing her background did have unprotected oral sex both giving to and receiving from her and before intercourse did have some outer rubbing my penis...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to have abnormal Pap tests than HIV-negative women.SymptomsMany women do not experience symptoms In very advanced stages, a woman may experience pain, vaginal discharge, and bleeding between periods DiagnosisHIV+ women should have a complete... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tuberculosis. In 2006, Obama traveled to Kenya and, along with his wife Michelle, took an HIV/AIDS test to encourage African men and women to be tested for the disease. Obama believes in working across party lines to combat this epidemic and... Read more »
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Positive Women's Network USA

White House Says Women Are a Priority in the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy

...Washington, D.C. -- This past Tuesday the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) held an historic meeting focused on women and HIV. Their goal was to bring together experts in the field to advise in "making women a priority population... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

The Hidden Epidemic: White Women and HIV

...races equally represented instead of this patchwork of racial representation coming out one by one? My friend Kellie is a white woman with three children and educated as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She was diagnosed with HIV in October 2000.... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

Women With HIV Deserve Abortion Coverage: Tell the White House!

...people covered by the new Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plans , except in cases of rape or incest, or where the life of the woman would be endangered. This violation of women's sexual and reproductive health rights is neither mandated by the... Read more »
Body Positive

White Women and HIV

...Respond to Life-threatening Diseases, in Oakland, California. Headed by Executive Director Rebecca Denison, herself a white woman living with HIV, WORLD serves a diverse community of HIV-positive women. Then two Los Angeles-based organizations,... Read more »
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IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

Number confusion.....

Posted by pozboy2009, 1 Reply
...understand what numbers are what? my cd4% is 31%. my cd4 absolute is 1211 and my absolute lymphocrates is 4000. I also know i have Hiv-1 with rna count of 7000. Can anyone briefly explain these numbers to me before heading into doc on friday.... Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...with men, the CDC said. While male-to-male sexual contact was the leading cause of HIV infections, heterosexual sex mostly women having sex with men who are injection drug users accounted for 28 percent of HIV-infected people. Injection drug... Read more »

Newly Infected and Got Numbers---COnfused?

Posted by pozboy2009, 1 Reply
...the report). absolute lymphocytes is 3856 my cd4% is 31% and my cd4 absolute is 1211. IO also have an RNA number for the HIV-1 is is about 7000 Read more »