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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Gonorrhea Rate Drops to Record Low; Increases Seen in Number of Chlamydia, Syphilis Cases, CDC Report Says

Gonorrhea prevalence in the United States dropped nearly 5% between 2002 and 2003, falling to a record low of 116.2 cases of the sexually transmitted disease per 100,000 people, according to CDC 's "2003 STD Surveillance Report ," which was released... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Preventing and Controlling Chlamydia -- the Silent STI -- in People With HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Chlamydia Risk Factors in People With and Without HIV How Chlamydia Sets Up Infection and Spreads Chlamydia Raises Risk of HIV Infection and Progression Screening and Testing for Chlamydia: Urine Is Not Enough ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonococcal, Chlamydia and Syphilis Infection Positivity Among MSM Attending a Large Primary Care Clinic, Boston, 2003-2004

Increases in syphilis and rectal gonorrhea have been reported in the past decade among US men who have sex with men (MSM), the authors noted; "however, limited [STD] positivity data are available on MSM who receive their health care from primary... Read more »
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Explaining HIV Statistics

Hello, Dr. Bob. I hope all is well with you.I was just reading a question to you from Jake from Down Under. You said the CDC puts the risk of transmission from receptive anal sex with someone known to be poz at 5 in 1,000 exposures. I should...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.The CDC's estimated statistics for acquiring HIV are meant to give a sense of the relative risk of acquiring the virus via various types of sexual activity. They are not meant to define the actual risk of any one single sexual coupling.... Read more »

Interpreting HIV and testing statistics (HIV STATISTICS)

Greetings. I recently tested HIV+ on a rapid blood test, and am awaiting Western Blot results. Needless to say, I'm extremely worried, almost resigned. I've been reading about testing statistics and through questions on this forum, and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll respond to your three specific questions first:1.The sensitivity and specificity of a test assume the test is performed properly and free from confounding variables.2.The estimated statistical risk assumes unprotected sex with a partner... Read more »

Confused in Fort Worth (HIV STATISTICS, 2009)(HIV STATISTICS, 2009)

Hey there Doctor Frascino,Been on your site over the years and am still a bit confused and concerned, even after reading through the archives. Can you try to clarify something for me. I have avoided sex over the years due to my fears but as I age,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV-risk statistics I quote are merely statistical estimates that give relative risk. They are not meant to be applied to a specific coupling to gage actual risk. Rather they help advise someone of the relative risk of one type of activity... Read more »

Syphilis and AIDS/HIV correlation

I was wondering what the relationship between syphilis and HIV/AIDS was if any? I heard that having syphilis made it easier to contract HIV? Is this correct?...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

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

Harvard Medical School
It has been well established that any sexually transmitted disease that leads to genital ulceration can make it easier to contract HIV. Syphilis, chlamydia, and herpes all cause genital ulcers. The most obvious reason for this increased risk of... Read more »
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HIV statistics

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

How the numbers compiled for HIV stats worldwide etc. Or more to the point how do they know how it was caught, i.e hetro sex, gay sex, drug use etc Do they rely on the persons hoensty for this? For examle a hetro guy could go with men but not... Read more »

CDC's "HIV per 10,000 expoaures"...old statistics?

Posted by rlimbo, 1 Reply
I haven't been able to find the "per 10,000 exposures" table on theCDC website, just references to those statistics, which doesn't say when the statistics were published.

If HIV is an non-contagious as it is, how is it such a problem, especially in... Read more »

HIV Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
Where can I find statistics on HIV infection in the Navy broken down to different demographic levels? In particular, the number of women that are in the navy and have HIV.

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Hiv and Statistics

Posted by ms203, 2 Replies
Ok there have been a hugh leap in recent studies that Gay and Bi-sexual men are more likely to contact Hiv.

My question is , If so why do men continue to do such unsafe sex methods??? I'm a Heterosexual, although I did receive oral from a man before... Read more »