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Probability Of Contracting Hiv Heterosexual

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People With HSV-2 Are Probably Two to Three Times More Lkely to Contract HIV

Doctors are warning that genital herpes (HSV-2) -- which is believed to infect an estimated one in eight Australians -- can facilitate HIV infection. Dr. Darren Russell, director of Cairns Sexual Health, said people with HSV-2 are probably two to... Read more »
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California-Based Porn Actress Tests HIV Positive, Prompting New Debate Over Health Safety for Heterosexual Adult Film Actors

Safer sex has never been a hallmark of heterosexual porn films. Standard practice in the U.S. heterosexual porn industry is for actors to get tested for HIV once every 30 days, and condom use during filming is all but unheard of. So the recent... Read more »
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Getting Heterosexual Black Men Involved in HIV Prevention, Part 1

Read any report on HIV in black America, attend any HIV conference or look up at an HIV prevention billboard and it's clear who is most impacted by this epidemic in the U.S.: black men who have sex with men (MSM) and black heterosexual women.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Heterosexual HIV exposure

Dr. Bob, Is it true that it's more difficult for a man to contract HIV from a woman than vice versa, and that a man usually needs repeated exposures before being infected?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The receptive partner is always at greater risk than the insertive partner. Male-to-female transmission is 1.9 times more likely than female-to-male. That's just common sense, right? If an HIV-positive guy spunks a load right into an... Read more »

Transmission of HIV in mixed HIV status, heterosexual couple

My husband is HIV+ and was probably infected circa 5 years ago. We did not know of his infection until this month, and so had unprotected sex on at least 20 occasions in the five years. My recent HIV tests have been negative, and we are no longer...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Not every HIV exposure leads to HIV transmission. Thankfully! For instance, the CDC's estimated per-act risk of acquiring HIV from unprotected receptive penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected is 1 per 1,000... Read more »

As much as a heterosexual engaged man could completely love you -WOO HOO, he DO!

Dear Dr. Bob:I don't know if you will post this message but I just wanted to say a heartfelt THANK YOU!!!!!! to you I want you to know how you helped me & truly touched my life!I posted a question to you when I was completely tripping out...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, of course I remember you! I'm delighted my WOOO-HOOO prediction was indeed correct!Thank you for your very kind words and generous donation. Together we can and will turn the tide of this pandemic!I'm also flattered your... Read more »

transmission of HIV on heterosexual males?

How do straight men contract HIV? According to the literature that I've read, it seems that it is difficult for a male to contract HIV from vaginal intercourse. With that said, how is it that straight females contract the virus if straight men...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYes the numbers of heterosexual men with HIV is low. Women become positive by partners who are injection drug users, men who have sex with men, and yes from straight men can get HIV from women. Though a very low risk it does happen. Be well and... Read more »
Connect With Others

Want to connect? HIV+ heterosexual woman

Posted by Anonymous
Hi! I am a 28 year old female doctor with HIV. I got the
infection through a needle stick injury. I was diagnosed in 96 when I offered a blood transfusion to a friend's father. I have been through hell, mainly because my profession put me in constant... Read more »

I'm a heterosexual male with HIV

Posted by PozInOrlando, 6 Replies
I'm new to this forum, allow me to introduce myself. I'm a 22 year old hetero male living in Orlando, Florida and in late July I discovered I was HIV+. I had caught the virus after being versatile with a transgendered woman when I lived in Las Vegas... Read more »

Heterosexual Female L/T Survivor

Posted by dmc1929, 2 Replies
Hi, well here goes. I am an HIV negative heterosexual female. Don't stop reading! My BFF, also a heterosexual female contracted HIV from her late boyfriend sometime in the mid 1980's. He died almost right away, 1/1/86, but my friend survived. ... Read more »

Probability

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello folks! Have spent a few hours reading about 80 pages of posts over the last 6 months or so. Alot of people seem very informed and educated about aids on here so I was wondering if someone could kindly answer my question. I had drunken... Read more »