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Rate Of HIV Transmission Of HIV From Women To Men

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Ask the Experts

women to men transmission rate

I know what they said in 2008, but in 2011 I have head that transmission rate from woman to man, when the woman is on antivirals and have an undectible viral load the transmission rate is nill. I would like feedback...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Being on effective combination antiretroviral therapy significantly decreases the risk of HIV transmission, but it doesn't eliminate it. It's worth noting that plasma viral load may transiently increase unexpectedly for a wide variety... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenya's HIV Prevalence Drops; Rates Among Women Higher Than Among Men, Group Says

HIV prevalence in Kenya has declined to 5.9% this year from 6.1% last year, and HIV prevalence among women in the country is 7.7%, compared with 4% among men, according to statistics released Wednesday by Kenya's National Aids Control Council , the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Significant Increase in Testing Rates for Sexually Transmissible Infections Following the Introduction of an Anal Cytological Screening Program, Targeting HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men

The authors undertook the current study to determine whether the introduction of an anal cytology screening program (ACSP) targeting HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) had an effect on the rates of sexually transmissible infection (STI)... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Who Have Sex With Men and Women: A Unique Risk Group for HIV Transmission on North Carolina College Campuses

"To better understand the role that men who have sex with men and women (MSM/W) play in the spread of HIV in young adults in North Carolina, we determined the prevalence of MSM/W among newly diagnosed HIV-infected men, compared social and behavioral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Official Says "Down Low" Men Not Responsible for High HIV Rates Among Black Women

Heterosexual black men with multiple sex partners -- not bisexual men who secretly have sex with men -- are responsible for high rates of HIV among black women, according to a senior CDC official. "We have looked to see what proportion of... Read more »
Connect With Others

are women more riskier to have HIV than men?

Posted by mick, 2 Replies
i just want to ask a question regarding HIV transmission, who is more riskier in acquiring HIV, men or women? Read more »

Information on transmission from women to men

Posted by Anonymous
I am in a new relationship. I have been HIV+ since 1986 and have not allowed myself to even think there could be a man to accept this. Now I have met someone but he is scared and has no one to talk to - where can I send him to have a man who is in... Read more »

Are HIV- women or men more likely to be accepting of you being HIV+

Posted by PozInOrlando, 1 Reply
I am recently HIV+ and it seems based on what I read about and have heard that men who are HIV- tend to be more accepting of a woman who's HIV+ than the other way around when it comes to serodiscordant relationships

Do yo think when it comes to... Read more »

May 1 Event for Heterosexual Men & Women with HIV

Posted by keithmk1
Spring Party for Straight Men & Women Living with HIV
Saturday, May 1, 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Vudu Lounge, 1487 1st Ave., Manhattan (77th & 78th Sts.)
Dance floor, DJ, cash bar, light meal
We'll have the place to ourselves. Cost: $10 at door
RSVP: kei... Read more »