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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

Table of Contents Introduction Older Women: An Overlooked Group What to Do? Older Women Living With HIV Introduction In the US, HIV began mostly as a disease of young men. Today, however, theepidemic affects both women and men of all ages, including older women (age 50and over). While 50 may not seem "old," it is often the age currently used byorganizations that keep track of health-related statistics (e.g., the US Centersfor...
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Risk of getting HIV

I had sex with someone I believe to be susceptible to HIV. She told me she was from Nigeria, and I know Nigeria has a rather high HIV percentage. And given the fact that this was a one night stand, I definitely am feeling very scared. I used a...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk is incredibly low. First you are not sure of her status, just because she is from Africa does not mean she has HIV. It is also more difficult for women to transmit the virus to men and the fact that you used a condom, we know that they... Read more »

WHY DO YOU ALWAYS ANSWER QUESTIONS FROM MEN GETTING BLOWJOBS!!!! HELP OUT US WOMEN TOO!!!!!

had unprotected vaginal sex twice and oral, receptive, yes that would be me. i have had multiple tests done elisa and oraquick all negative done at 2 weeks post exposure 6 weeks, 10 and 14 weeks. all negative.AM I IN A HIGH RISK CATAGORY? i also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Why do I always answer questions from men getting blowjobs???? Come on, Sweetie, be fair. I can only answer questions that get submitted. And, as it turns out, there are loads of dudes who get all weirded out after they get their joy sticks... Read more »

Are pregnant women at greater risk for transmission?

Hi. About 2 yrs. ago, I had a quickie (2 minute unprotected vaginal sex)with a pregnant lady prostitute in San Francisco. There were no other riskybehavior before or after that. Upon recently learning of this riskybehavior, I took the HIV-1,...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
No, pregnant women do not transmit HIV more readily than non-pregnantwomen. To my knowledge there has been only one such case in over 15 years. Forall practical purposes, a negative HIV test six months after exposureexcludes the possibility of HIV... Read more »

are men getting hiv from women in america?

hi dr. frascinoare men really getting infected with hiv from having sex with women in this country? i have still never met a poz guy who wasn't either a druggie or had an obvious femininity suggesting homosexual history. and i work with poz...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"An obvious femininity suggesting homosexual history???" and you say you're a nurse? Oh my, my, my . . . . Let me guess. You must come from one of those square states in the Middle Western part of the USA, right? And you work... Read more »
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Incidence of women getting HIV

Posted by Anonymous
December 3, 2002

National News
Report: Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises in Massachusetts
Boston Herald
12.02.02; Michael Lasalandra

Heterosexual sex has passed intravenous drug use as the primary way women in Massachusetts are being infected... 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 »

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 aren't drug addicted... Read more »

Getting Pregnant Hiv +/- couple

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a HIV + woman engaged to a HIV - man. We want to have a baby. What are the options on getting pregnant?? Is artificial insemination the only way?? I read on this website that it's possible to "do it yourself", insert the mans sperm in the... Read more »