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Racial Disparities in HIV Diagnosis, Access to Care and Treatment Effects

HIV is colorblind: The virus does not discriminate by race or ethnicity. Despite this simple lesson in virus biology, there are differences in the way that HIV and HIV treatments affect different communities. Understanding these differences can... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Racial/Ethnic and Age Disparities in HIV Prevalence and Disease Progression Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United States

The authors examined HIV diagnosis rates and disease progression among men who have sex with men (MSM), according to age and race/ethnicity. Data from the national HIV/AIDS surveillance system were used to examine trends in HIV diagnosis rates for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC MMWR Examines Racial, Ethnic Disparities in HIV/AIDS Diagnoses

"Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Diagnoses of HIV/AIDS ," Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report : The report examines racial and ethnic disparities in diagnoses of HIV/AIDS from 2001 to 2004, using cases reported to CDC by 33 states via a... Read more »
Ask the Experts

White blood count- racial differences

Is it true that African-Americans have a lower white blood count than Caucasians? Last year May, I went for a regular blood test and the doctor said, everything was fine, except that my white blood count is a little low that normal but said...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Your doctor is indeed correct. African-Americans tend to run lower white blood cell counts than Caucasians. This difference in white count causes no illness, and is nothing more than an interesting laboratory result. It has NOTHING to do with... Read more »

HIV from possibly infected dry sperm

Recently i was masterbating with a magazine, didnt think much of it at the time but afterwards my mind began racing what if there was hiv infected sperm in the magazine and i touched it and then it touched my penis/sperm. I may sound crazy but ive...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-Nope, there is no way no how that any sperm possibly left on your copy of ______ fill in the blank (Playboy, playgirl, car and driver, cat fancy) led to any possible HIV infection. You can rest assured that the only thing you may have... Read more »

lyme disease

dr. bob, i have a penchant for spending time with escorts of all races, ages, shapes, sizes, and fees. Safe sex is usually practiced,the only exceptions being an occasional rupture of a condom. recently i was diagnosed as having contracted lyme...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Lyme's disease will not alter HIV test results. Check the HIV Prevention/Safe Sex Forum for statistical odds on transmission. Do you really have a "penchant for escorts of all races, ages, shapes, sizes, and fees?" OK, well... Read more »

SOS: I want to live longer

Dear Dr. Kull,I have given and received oral sex to roughly 18 men of different races at different intervals since 199, the most frightneing of which happened in a sauna. The last activity was in January this year. If it were any consolation, none...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Performing oral sex on men is generally considered a low-risk activity, especially when compared to anal or vaginal sex without condoms. It is believed that a person's risk for infection increases--and its hard to estimate to what degree--when... Read more »
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Full Symtoms List for those STRESSED about HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
SYMPTOMS

PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS

ChillsThirst
Racing HeartPerspiration/sweaty hands
Butterflies in StomachHeadaches
StomachachesBackaches
Tiring EasilyNervous Ticks
Urinating FrequentlyDifficulty Sleeping
Difficulty BreathingDizziness
RestlessnessSusceptibility to... Read more »

what about me?

Posted by robinn53, 2 Replies
I'm sick and tired of hearing about agenceys that are for hiv that are segregated by race, nationality,gay or anyother things.Hiv is not a disease that is only about one type of group.How is the world to know anyone can get hiv with segragated... Read more »

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HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by Hneedlove
More and more HIV dating sites are created and I recommend PositiveSingles.com since it own about 730,000 users now. Most of them are verified. It is totally anonymous and free to join.

120,000+ Conversations Per Day
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