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Risk Factors Of Hivaids

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Concerned about risk/living with roommate with significant hiv risk

Dear Dr. Bob, first i just want to say the work you do on here is amazing. you really do make a difference dr. bob!! I am a college student and one of my roommates is in a couple of risk categories fro hiv (african american, gay and occasionally...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...African American and being gay are not lifestyle choices! Neither race or sexual orientation is a choice!Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent. There is no indication that your roomie is "positively charged." Even if he was and it... Read more »

HIV Risk From Oral Sex and Can RX's Increase Risk? (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX 2009)

What is the true risk from oral sex? After looking at many other forums....some sources say there... Read more »

Alex, your mexican friend...low risk..many times = high risk???

Hello Dr. Bob, i hope that you still remember me, i wrotte a couple of times before.It's nice to... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young Girls Trafficked From Nepal to India for Commercial Sex Work Emerging as HIV/AIDS Risk Factor, Study Says

...the youngest girls also tended to have worked in numerous establishments for more than one year, which also increased their risk of contracting HIV. According to Silverman, owners of sex work establishments pay double for young girls and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Girls, Women Trafficked in Asia for Commercial Sex Work Emerging as HIV/AIDS Risk Factor, Report Says

...Daily , 8/23). Samlee Plianbanchang, WHO's Southeast Asia regional director, said, "In the Asia-Pacific region, we are at high risk of a massive spread of HIV," adding, "This is not only due to the large size of the population and the high... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk Factors Driving the Emergence of a Generalized Heterosexual HIV Epidemic in Washington, District of Columbia, Networks at Risk

...transmission a leading mode of acquisition and African-American women disproportionately affected," the study authors sought to examine risk factors driving the local epidemic using National HIV Behavioral Surveillance data from the District. In... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado Blacks, Hispanics Face Growing AIDS Risk

...Environment categorized HIV/AIDS exposure by ethnic group and gender. The resulting analysis showed women are the fastest-growing risk group in Colorado, with black women 31 times more likely than white women to acquire HIV. Among men who do not... Read more »
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I'm major stressed is this low risk/no risk?

Posted by xandernumpty
...boxers and then went and cleaned up. I was sober.. well one beer. But he was a complete random stranger. Have i put myself at risk?, i called an sti hotline they said no risk, the health clinic nurse said minimal whilst the health counsellor... Read more »

Sanitary Pads - Real risk or no risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...was already healing). My question is: if the pad was soiled with blood and came into contact with the abrasion, would I be at risk for HIV? Are there any documented cases on this? Please help me. Thanks. Read more »

Low Risk or No Risk?

Posted by SamGlue, 2 Replies
...what happened. So I rang the needle hotline and was told different information. They assured me that there was actually NO risk at all because the needles given out to drug users in Australia are small guage needles but moreso becuase any blood... Read more »

Low Risk/High Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What does Low Risk/High Risk mean? I mean, how many low risk people turn positive? Obviously, high risk people have a better chance of testing Read more »