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Statistics Of Women Contracting Hiv From One Encounter Of Unprotected Sex

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing this trend, we must have a thorough understanding of the unique issues that affect women living with HIV infection. To date, the medical community has focused a large amount of its research efforts on HIV/AIDS in men. 1 ,2 However, both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have...
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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 in.you adviced me to tell my guy.However while contemplating telling him,i discorvered he had been removing the condom while we are having...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,My advice remains the same. You need to level with your partner immediately. Each time you have unprotected sex, you are placing him at grave risk for becoming HIV infected, and he is placing you at risk for STDs (including possible... 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 »

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 »

Risk from unprotected encounter

I was forced to have unprotected sex with a man who said he was hiv negative and had a paper that also said so. The paper was dated 3 days prior to the intercourse. He said he did not ejaculate in me and i found no semen and I did get my period. I...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:I am sorry that this happened to you. Situations like this are never easy. Because the incident was unprotected, there was a risk. No ejaculation certainly lowers the risk but does not eliminate it. We can't really be sure what your... Read more »
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2 unprotected sexual encounters

Posted by sadface, 5 Replies
HI all...I am new at this so bare with me. This is very difficult for me and this is the first time I have been totally honest.
I am a married woman of 2 years, I have been with my husband for 5 years total. I cheated on him twice since we have been... Read more »

2 unprotected encounters

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
ok i had two sexual expereinces on sept 10 and 17th, both female unprotected. well i took a 2 month elisa test and passed it, and i also have taken a 3 month elisa and passed it. but when i was taking these test i noticed that my tongue was broken... Read more »

statistics?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
does anyone know where i can find statistics on hiv? like as far as what my odds are for being positive? just anyone's personal opinion...umm if i tested negative in july of last year, and i've only had one unprotected encounter (anal & vaginal)... Read more »

I had unprotected sex last July.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex last July. I have had no signs or symptoms. I am in Physical therapy school and I have classes in a hospital and I see flyers and adds about HIV/AIDS everyday. Do most people show symptoms by 6 months?
Also, I have heard... Read more »