Report Looks At HIV Prevalence Among Chicago Gay Men

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...Bowman, C. and J. Goldberg. Care of the patient undergoing sex reassignment surgery. International Journal of Transgenderism 9(3/4):135-165. 2006. Clements-Nolle, K. and others. HIVprevalence, risk behaviors, health care use, and mental health status of transgender persons: Implications for public health intervention. American Journal of Public Health 91(6):915-21. June 2001. De Cuypere, G. and others. Prevalence and demography of...
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Big Guy, Small Jacket

Dr. Bob:Thank you for your services. I'm a terrible worrier and just reading thru the posts here has helped me. I also admire you a great deal for the way you've dealt with your hardship, reminiscent of many courageous people I've known.OK, so: I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the estimated 37,331 new HIV/AIDS diagnoses in the United States in the 33 states with long-term, confidential name-based HIVreporting.2* Of all black men living with HIV/AIDS, the primary transmission category was sexual contact with other men,... Read more »

Crystal Meth and AIDS

hey dr,i have aids and use crystal meth(smoke it).It makes me feel very good and takes away alot of my pains and anxietys as well as I can accomplish many things.I wanted to know what are your personal views on smoking meth to help cope with AIDS????
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Smoking meth to cope with AIDS is a bad idea for many reasons. See below. I urge you to talk to your AIDS specialist if you need help with pain and/or anxiety control. There are Read more »

Sex without a condom

Dear Doctor,My girlfriend and I were diagnosed HIV positive about 14 months ago. She had been ill, was CD4 28, but has since responded brilliantly to meds. She is 250+, off antibiotics, and taking GPO vir (we live in Thailand) twice a day. Her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...information carefully. Stay well. Dr. Bob How safe does HIV+ couple have to be? Aug 26, 2004 Dr. Bob, You inspire and console many, and are appreciated by the positives and negatives in this fight. Ok, here is my question, I have been dating... Read more »

Positive People on Effective HIV Meds Arent Sexually Infectious (SWISS REPORT)

What do you think about the news (published in yesterday, January 30, 2008): Experts Say Positive People on Effective HIV Meds Arent Sexually Infectious?This is especially significant for people like me, which happen to be in a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...know with certainty that his HIV plasma viral load is suppressed to an undetectable level at the time he/she wants to have commando fusion sex with a horned-up hottie? Viral loads can very quickly rise for a variety of reasons, including... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Report Looks at HIV Prevalence Among Chicago Gay Men

... In Chicago, 17.4 percent of gaymen are estimated to be HIV-positive, compared with 1.2 percent of the general male population, according to a new report by Read more »
The Body

Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...Conclusions Introduction Why are some gaymen still having unprotected anal sex in the age of HIV/AIDS? Whether you're a man who rejects the term "barebacking" as stigmatizing, dismisses the act and any conversation about it as... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Dissecting the "Rocket Science" Behind Rising HIV Infection Rates Among Black MSM in Chicago

...substance use associated with sex were relatively the same across all racial groups, with the white men in the study actually reporting slightly more risky sexual behavior. Still, although HIV has traditionally been (and oftentimes still is)... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Promoting Unity and Love in the Black Gay Community

...I was not alone. There are thousands of Black men just like me who would give their lives to make the feelings go away. For many of us, denial and a lack of self-love drive us to make bad decisions that ultimately lead to HIV. Startling news... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...are in an advanced stage of infection. The team's major discovery is that there is an equal number of infections in womenand men, further evidence that the disease could be heterosexually transmitted. "This changed the landscape of AIDS... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men

Posted by TheBody, first-person stories, expert tips and podcasts on issues of importance to gay and bisexual men, same-gender loving menand men who have sex with men (MSM). Read more »

Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
...What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »

Help! Report on HIV due soon!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hello my name is jenny and my report on HIV is due soon. I need to know what happens when HIV complicates itself? I know you die but like what happens in between. Please Read more »