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Statistics Of Hiv Among Gays Compared To Heterosexuals

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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 »

Interpreting HIV and testing statistics (HIV STATISTICS)

Greetings. I recently tested HIV+ on a rapid blood test, and am awaiting Western Blot results.... Read more »

Urgent! unprotected sex (HIV STATISTICS, 2010)

Dera Dr Robert,I wrote you early this year to inform you about my status and the relationship i was... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Who Have Sex With Men Have a 140-Fold Higher Risk for Newly Diagnosed HIV and Syphilis Compared With Heterosexual Men in New York City

The current study describes the population of men who have sex with men in New York City, comparing MSM demographics, risk behaviors, new HIV infections, and primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis rates with those of men who have sex with women... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methamphetamine Use and HIV Risk Behaviors Among Heterosexual Men -- Preliminary Results from Five Northern California Counties, December 2001-November 2003

Methamphetamine (meth) is a highly addictive stimulant that gained widespread popularity in California in the 1980s and has since spread to most regions of the United States, including rural areas. 1 Analyses of survey data among noninjection-drug... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In New York City, Unsafe Sex More Likely Among HIV-Infected Women Than HIV-Infected Gay or Heterosexual Men

A New York City Health Department study presented Wednesday at the 12th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston reports that HIV-positive women in the city are more likely to have unprotected sex than infected gay or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use and High-Risk Sexual Acts in Adult Films: A Comparison of Heterosexual and Homosexual Films

The study authors compared the prevalence of condom use during a variety of sexual acts portrayed in homosexual and heterosexual adult films to assess compliance with state Occupational Health and Safety Administration regulations. From Aug. 1,... Read more »
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HIV+ Heterosexual Bi Gay Men Women: Research Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV-Positive
HETEROSEXUAL MEN or MEN who ONLY have SEX with WOMEN
HETEROSEXUAL WOMEN or WOMEN who ONLY have SEX with MEN
MEN who have SEX with MEN / GAY and BISEXUAL MEN

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Help us evaluate messages related to HIV. Qualified persons... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Heterosexuals & HIV (Opinion)

Posted by StayClean, 2 Replies
Hello everybody,

Recently I was paranoid of contracting HIV, because of a one-night drunken stand with a very attractive call girl. We initially had protected vaginal sex, we ran out of condoms and she insisted that I enter her anyways. We added... Read more »