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Statistics Of Hiv Infection

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What are the statistics for infection in HIV patients with knee replacements

My husband has hiv and needs a knee replacement. The 2 orthopedic surgeons have said it's risky to knee replacement in HIV patients because of the high risk of infection years down the line. Can you tell me where I can find statistic on recent...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have not seen data that suggests that HIV+ patients are at that high of a risk for post-op infections. I have had numerous HIV+ patients undergo joint replacement surgery (and many other types of surgery including coronary bypass and transplants)... 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... 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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: A Quarter of HIV-Infected Unaware of Their Condition: New Statistics for 2005 Say About 58,000 Canadians Are Living With the Disease

On Monday, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHA) reported the number of residents living with HIV rose an estimated 16 percent from 2002 to 2005, to 58,000 people. While new infections were flat or rose slightly -- from an estimated 2,100-4,000... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infections Attributed to Male-to-Male Sexual Contact -- Metropolitan Statistical Areas, United States and Puerto Rico, 2010

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections attributed to male-to-male sexual contact comprised 64% of the estimated new HIV infections in the United States in 2009. 1 Assessing the geographic distribution of HIV infection by transmission... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV News & Views: On Being an HIV Statistic; Life Expectancy Increases; Does HIV Define You?; and More

HIV News & Views, Aug. 1, 2013 - TheBody.com August 1, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription HIV/AIDS BLOG CENTRAL Mathew Rodriguez: On Being an HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Cases Show Huge Drop in India, but It's a Glitch in the Statistics

A 95 percent drop in new HIV infections between 2003 and 2004 in India reported last week by the government's National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) stemmed from a change in surveillance methodologies, according to a statistician who worked on... Read more »
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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 »

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 and Statistics

Posted by ms203
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Inappropriate forum. Read more »