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Statistics Of Unprotected Sex In The United States

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

... African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV in the United States (US). At the end of 2007, blacks accounted for almost half (46%) of people living with a diagnosis of HIV infection in the 37 states and 5 US dependent areas with long-term, confdential, name-based HIV reporting. In 2006, blacks
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partners having unprotected sex with different strains (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2011)

when i was diagnosed my doctor told me that i am classified as HIV strain 2 and with cd4 count of 5 as of 2007 and now 1095 of october 2010...i have a partner and the doctor told him that his HIV 1 & 2 strain and not taking medications yet because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your partners, but it does not completely eliminate the risk. (See below) I urge you both to reconsider your decision to have unsafe sex, even if you are "serosorting." (See below.)Dr. BobFindings Suggest HIV Can Be Transmitted From MSM With... Read more »

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
...your partners, but it does not completely eliminate the risk. (See below) I urge you both to reconsider your decision to have unsafe sex, even if you are "serosorting." (See below.)Dr. BobFindings Suggest HIV Can Be Transmitted From MSM With... Read more »

Unprotected sex when partners are both positive

My fiance and i are both positive, we are so use to having unprotected sex. I just want to know if we can still have sex without a condom if he is faithfull to me only? can we carry on having unprotected sex? we are not on any treatment as yet as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your partners, but it does not completely eliminate the risk. (See below) I urge you both to reconsider your decision to have unsafe sex, even if you are "serosorting." (See below.) Dr. Bob Findings Suggest HIV Can Be Transmitted From MSM With... Read more »

Is it safe to have unprotected sex with the same person who I infected

Me and my wife are 61 years of age being infected in 2004. Can I have unprotected sex with only my wife and still increase the risk of HIV. My CD count is 1450 Vload 268 my wife CD 395 Vload <68 We are both using Truvada & Efavirenz. Our health is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your partners, but it does not completely eliminate the risk. (See below) I urge you both to reconsider your decision to have unsafe sex, even if you are "serosorting." (See below.) Dr. Bob Findings Suggest HIV Can Be Transmitted From MSM With... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Statistics Suggest That Young People in Some U.S. States Are Avoiding Unsafe Sex: But It May Not Be for the Best Reasons

...adult populations diverge, according to researchers Thomas Stratmann and Jonathan Klick. This suggests that teens cut back on unprotected sex as abortion services become more difficult to access, and that one of the most serious consequences of... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

...800-367-AIDS ; if you live outside California, call the CDC National AIDS Hotline toll free at 800-342-AIDS . In many parts of the United States (including some localities in California), you can purchase sterile syringes without a prescription... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...less respect for deviations from the accepted norm. Because of the small reported numbers of transgender persons in the United States and elsewhere, little effort has been made to create a new demographic category for the purpose of... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV Viral Load

...to know that even with an undetectable viral load you might still infect someone else with HIV if you share needles or have unprotected sex. Starting Treatment Viral load levels used to be used with CD4 cell counts to determine when you... Read more »
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Unprotected Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...just want to forget he has HIV. We want the intimacy and closeness we had pre-diagnosis. It's during these times that we have unprotected sex. He doesn't ejaculate inside me, but there's still the risk. I've read (the late) Stephen Gendin's... Read more »

Why won't anyone answer this question?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Why is AIDS still the leading cause of death for men in San Fransico? Read more »

unprotected sex then protected sex....higher risk?

Posted by WorriedinCA
2 weeks ago I had sex with a girl I met at a bar. We had sex with a condom, then started making out, and she got on top of me and we had sex for 15-20 seconds without a condom, when I said this wasn't right. I then got a condom and put it on. We... Read more »

hiv-2

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...From the U.S. never been to Africa, took a test that only tested for hiv-1, do I need to be worried about hiv-2 after unprotected sex? Read more »