Precum Risk For Hiv Infection

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resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and use of GHB (gamma hydroxyl butyrate). Hepatitis C is transmitted... Read more »

Risk of HIV infection from breeding while being a top.

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Am I at risk for HIV infection?

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Respondent-Driven Sampling in a Hidden Population at Risk of HIV Infection: Who Do HIV-Positive Recruiters Recruit?

...network-based method used to recruit hidden populations, is prone to bias. "However, these biases could facilitate recruitment of high-risk networks," according to the authors, who examined recruitment patterns of HIV-positive injection drug... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Clients of Brothel Prostitutes as a Bridge for HIV Infection Between High-Risk and Low-Risk Groups of Women in Senegal

...unprotected sex with brothel prostitutes and with steady and casual partners, thus exposing both unmarried and married women to HIV infection. The study also indicated that wives are more exposed to HIV than other categories of women in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Virus in HIV-Infected and HIV/Hepatitis C Virus-Coinfected Patients

... In the current study, a sample of HIV patients completed a questionnaire identifying their demographic characteristics and risk factors for hepatitis C virus (HCV). A chart review was conducted to confirm the information obtained in the survey.... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...This means that olderwomen are often misdiagnosed and/or not diagnosed with the virus until theyhave reached a late stage of HIV disease. Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention It is important to prevent new HIV infections in... Read more »
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