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What Is HIV?

...by sharing needles or other equipment used to inject drugs. Who Gets HIV? Anybody can get HIV . HIV is a virus; once it gets into your body, it can make you sick. It does so if you are rich or poor; 14 years old or 70; black or white; gay or straight; married or single. It's what you do, not who you are, that puts you at risk for HIV. How Long Does It Take to Feel a Symptom of HIV? People can have HIV for 10 years or more and...
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how long hiv+??

can you help me estimating how long my partner has been living with HIV. He was been diognised hiv+, am negative together with my children 4 yrs, and 11 mth. the bad thing is that the cd4 is 8 and started taking med (but he still has energy and he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...rate of new HIV diagnoses among gay and bisexual men is more than 44 times that of other men. Most new HIV infections among black and Latino gay and bisexual men occur in those aged 1329. PrEP therefore represents a long-awaited and extremely... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Resistance Gene (DELTA 32 mutation)

In my contemporary biology class, we heard about a gene found in males of Northern European descent that has HIV/AIDS resistant properties. My family is very Irish (my last name is Sullivan), and I was wondering not only if this is true, but if...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...smart for that. Some strains of HIV use proteins other than CCR5 as co-receptors to enter CD4 cells. As for the bubonic plague (Black Death) and smallpox link, it appears that the CCR5-delta 32 mutation may have arisen to protect folks in Europe... Read more »

Is there HIV immunity???

Dr Bob ;I am a 43 yr old caucasion male that is gay and has been having sex with men for around 25 years. I know this is not something to put lightly, but have had sex with at least 80 men, unprotected. I had a lover of 5 yrs that was full blown...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...smart for that. Some strains of HIV use proteins other than CCR5 as co-receptors to enter CD4 cells. As for the bubonic plague (Black Death) and smallpox link, it appears that the CCR5-delta 32 mutation may have arisen to protect folks in Europe... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...abstinence-only education."Finally we have a president who gets it," said California Rep. Barbara Lee , chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus and author of legislation (HR 1551) aimed at providing more comprehensive sex and disease... Read more »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

Black Men Matter

...weeks ago the Obama administration convened the first White House consultation on African American men and AIDS. Scores of Black men gathered from all over the country: the usual suspects (like me), clergy, civil rights leaders, doctors,... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Why Black Straight Men Are Missing From the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

... This is the second in a series of editorials about the critical role that Black men play in ending the AIDS epidemic in Black America. In a previous editorial , I shared three reasons that Black men matter Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...First, women have more total body fat than men. And second, HIV-positive women tend to have more central obesity. However, women and men tend to have equal rates of fat loss from their extremities. Patients have described this fat pattern in... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Crystal Meth -- Interviews Reveal its Impact on HIV-Positive Men

...currently single The proportion of people in major ethno-racial groups was as follows: 32% White 32% Hispanic 23% Black Results -- Family Context Nearly half of participants mentioned that they had parents or siblings who also used... Read more »
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Future Relationships

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...As a hetero man I always dreamed of getting married and having a family. Is it now best to ignore that dream and spend my time and focus in Read more »

Iam Hiv positive Black British London based lady

Posted by Thandi, 2 Replies
...Are there any serious Hiv positive men out there who are serious enuff to want a longterm relationship with a good woman, I have been seaching on all those wonderful Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...not exist 'HIV' does not exist so we must de-programme and 'raise awareness' amongst 'diagnosed' (hypnotised) homosexuals and blacks that they are not 'HIV' positive: they must be 'informed' of the following facts: 'HI'V is not sexually... Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...undertakes enhanced HIV discharge planning, which includes individualized case management, housing placement, substance abuse and mental health treatment referrals, enrollment in benefit programs, and referrals for assistance with employment and... Read more »