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Risk Of Getting Hiv From A Women

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The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...transmission rates among women older than 50 mayhave doubled. Despite the myth that older people don't have sex, many senior women aresexually active and some are injection-drug users. Older women can actually beat greater risk for HIV infection then younger women with the same behaviorsbecause they have thinner vaginal walls and other changes in their bodies. The number of 55-to-64-year-old single people in the US increased about...
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rub a hiv woman wit my pans on then pass her han to he vajina and masturbate it I was in risk

Hi Dr.Robert you are the tipe of person who become a missinary cause you give your time for heip others people;thanks god there still somes angels on earth; well DR Robert Iam a fire fighter I have 25 years working night time day time shif in puerto...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Firefighter fro Puerto Rico,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. Your symptoms are not suggestive of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). I see absolutely no Read more »

HIV risk nipple sucking on lactating woman (BREAST MILK and HIV TRANSMISSION)

I am 30 years male and had a protected sex with female sex worker 5 months ago . I kissed her nipples also .I felt she was lactating. is breast sucking or nipple sucking on a lactating woman carries risk to HIV infection or any STD s. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...amount of virus in the infected milk, quantity ingested, presence of cuts or sores on the oral mucous membranes, etc. Overall the risk of an adult contracting HIV from nipple noshing would be extremely low. However, when in doubt a simple rapid... Read more »

Why do Heterosexuals get infected ?

If men are at lower risk of getting HIV than women when a hetero couple have sex why do we so many heterosexual men contract HIV ? I can understand why many women contract HIV but why the men ?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I suspect that some of it relates to whether these men are truly hetero or bisexual, and whether injection drug use is a risk factor.MH Read more »

I have a small problem!

Hi Mark I read your answers on a regular basis and have always found your replies very helpful, until today! today the following question was asked:If men are at lower risk of getting HIV than women when a hetero couple have sex why do we so many...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I stand by what I said. Risk factor data is skewed. It sometimes takes me several tries or visits to get a person to tell me what their true risk factors Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use Before Sex and HIV Risk: Situational Characteristics of Protected and Unprotected Encounters Among High-Risk African Women

...were collected from December 2002 to December 2005 as part of enrollment in a prospective cohort study aimed at identifying HIV seroconversion risk factors among female bar and hotel workers in Northern Tanzania. In all, 608 (37.3 percent) of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010: Study Finds Microbicide Containing HIV Drug Lowers Infection Risk in Women By 39%

... A microbicide gel containing Gilead's HIV drug tenofovir used by women before and after sex has been shown to reduce their risk of HIV infection by nearly 40%, according to a study unveiled at the International AIDS Conference-AIDS 2010 , ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Panel Explores How Bad Relationships Put Black Women at Risk for HIV/AIDS

... Among US women, African Americans bear the heaviest burden for HIV/AIDS diagnoses, representing 64 percent of cases, according to 2005 CDC data. High-risk heterosexual intercourse and intravenous Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Prevalence, Risk Behaviors, and High-Risk Sexual and Injection Networks Among Young Women Injectors Who Have Sex With Women

...Compared to other women IDUs, WSW IDUs have higher HIV prevalence and incidence rates and a greater likelihood of engaging in high-risk injection and sexual practices with men. Previous studies have suggested that WSW IDUs may be especially... Read more »
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Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
...I've really been struggling with this idea as of late. I live in Vancouver which (in terms of HIV/AIDS demographics) is largely gay or IV drug using. I'd imagine there are also women in the city who have HIV although if they Read more »

Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Well, it looks like it's now true at least in a few states in the US This is the future ladies! Report: Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises in Massachusetts Heterosexual sex has passed intravenous drug use as the primary way women in... Read more »

Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...OK, Just for clarification, I have considered taking an HIV test when I get my yearly physical here are my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the Read more »

A question about risk of infection

Posted by jack949, 2 Replies
...get infected from if you were in a sexual intercourse. I seriously know it sounds stupid that I ask this, but is there a big risk of infection here if the girl had an STD? Thanks for answers! Read more »