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Risk Of Infection Rate Among Hiv Positive Men On Haart

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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that cause cervical cancer in women. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection. 2 There are over 100 different types of HPV, although only several strains are believed to increase the risk of cancer. Approximately 75% of all sexually active adults acquire HPV, often within the course of early adulthood and without any symptoms. 3 Among MSM, it is transmitted through both protected and unprotected...
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Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some time ago,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...see the article below that suggests HIV transmission can occur despite having an undetectable HIV plasma viral load.The level of risk you want to take is always up to you; however, I can advise you the risk of superinfection is a risk I certainly... Read more »

Risk for UAI Top (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

So I have a quick question: basically I ended up having sex with a man in his apartment. We went to his place and began to fool around. After mutual oral sex (without ejaculation), I placed my penis into his anus for about 6 seconds (both of which...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...thrust! That your exposure was brief decreases your risk somewhat. HIV testing is definitely warranted. See below.Dr. BobRe: risk of HIV as a TOP May 15, 2010I've always been an exclusive top, a medical professional who couldn't believe you could... Read more »

Sex between 2 poz guys (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I've been asked by another poz guy to have bareback sex. I don't know the facts. One would think that since we're both poz it doesn't matter, but I've heard otherwise. I'm the top, but I don't know if that makes any difference. thanks.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...see the article below that suggests HIV transmission can occur despite having an undetectable HIV plasma viral load.The level of risk you want to take is always up to you; however, I can advise you the risk of superinfection is a risk I certainly... Read more »

Undetectable Viral Load Infection and Superinfection (FINDINGS SUGGEST HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2009) (SUPERINFECTION, 2009)

Thanks for your comments and information about the possibility that people with undetectable viral might be able to infect HIV negative people and contribute to HIV superinfection, but is there any research revealing the actual numbers of such...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...an undetectable HIV plasma viral load. The level of risk you want to take is always up to you; however, I can advise you the risk of superinfection is a risk I certainly would not advise or be willing to take. Even though you are a relative... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Circumcision and Its Potential Impact on the Spread of HIV Among Gay and Bisexual Men

...as in southern Africa, three randomized controlled trials in heterosexual men have found that male circumcision reduces the risk of these men becoming infected by their female partners by about 60%. For this reduction in risk to be sustained,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...Early diagnosis is critical to the prevention of HIV and AIDS. We know that identifying HIV in an individual decreases the risk of him or her infecting somebody else because of behavior modification. 9 HIV treatment also decreases a person's... Read more »
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Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Metabolic Complications in HIV-Infected Patients Receiving HAART

...risk in the long-term management of persons with HIV infection. CVD Risk Assessment Factors associated with an increased risk of CVD development can be classified as modifiable and non-modifiable. Modifiable, traditional factors include... Read more »
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Studies Further Identify Risks for TB While on HAART

...This retrospective study examined data from 12 cohorts of 9,937 HIV-positive people in North America. Researchers compared the risk of TB within and after the first 3 months on HAART. No one who had TB before or in the same month of starting HIV... Read more »
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SUPER INFECTION NOW 5% OF NEW DIAGNOSIS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Superinfection is the re-infection of an HIV-positive person with a slightly different version or strain of HIV. The first documented report of sexually transmitted HIV superinfection emerged in 2002, when Jost and colleagues from the University... Read more »

Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...found in inner cities and rural areas throughout the United States too. While they might not need to feed a dying parent, their risk of growing up alone and destitute is far too similar. The United States is home to the most severe HIV epidemic... Read more »

Alternatives?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...http://www.actupsf.com/, http://www.healaids.com/ or http://aliveandwell.org/ Any truth to these sites? Who to believe: government sites or activist sites? The more I research information about HIV and AIDS, the more complicated the... Read more »

Is this a HUGE risk for HIV infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Receptive anal intercourse that consisted of a couple of entries in and out and without ejacuation? Read more »