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Statistics On People At Risk For Hiv

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same guy fisted hiv+ person than me, what's the risk?

Hi Dr. RobThanks for this website very informative and useful. great job!Despite browsing through questions couldn't find adequate response to my issue.Yesterday I was playing with 3 guys 1 was hiv positive with undetectable level of HIV. the other...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...gloves should be used.If your "handyman" actually "washed his hands properly with soap and hot water," your HIV-acquisition risk would be essentially nonexistent, assuming the skin on the handyman's hand was intact (or he used a latex glove).Dr.... Read more »

Risk of Unprotected sex Between HIV+ Persons

What is the risk to each person of unprotected sex between two persons who are both HIV+? Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Update on Inflammation and Cardiovascular Risk in People With HIV

...Cardiovascular events -- heart attacks and strokes -- can sometimes have related underlying causes, yet DAD found only an increased risk of heart attack but not stroke. It is possible that there were events or data in DAD that may have been... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Increasing Risk of HIV Among Older People, Doctors Failing to Diagnose Cases in Population, WHO Study Says

...have shown that older people are less likely to practice safer sex than their younger counterparts, which can lead to increased risk of HIV ( Canwest News Service/Ottawa Citizen , 3/4). Reuters UK reports that older women may be at a higher risk... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

New York City's HASA For ALL Campaign: Advocating for Homeless People With and at Risk for HIV

...York's City Hall, September 25, 2007 (photo courtesy of Housing Works). Twenty years ago, when 30,000 people with AIDS were at risk of dying homeless on the streets of New York City, AIDS housing activism was born. "In 1988, activists took over... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Failure to Update Nonoxynol-9 Labels to Mention Increased Risk of Contracting HIV Puts People At Risk, GAO Report Says

... FDA 's failure to update the labels of products containing the spermicide nonoxynol-9 to warn of the increased risk of contracting HIV among women who use the products puts consumers at risk, according to a Government Accountability Office ... Read more »
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Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the same girl 3. touched blood of 2 different people at different times and had no cuts on my hand 4. Wrestled and afraid I got someone's blood in a cut on my back... Read more »

Low Risk/High Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What does Low Risk/High Risk mean? I mean, how many low risk people turn positive? Obviously, high risk people have a better chance of testing positive, but does low risk mean that the risk is Read more »

HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...practice unsafe vaginal/anal/oral sex. Despite the statistics showing that hiv is so hard to get and stuff, still thousands of people are getting hiv through first time contact with the virus. It is not so hard to get guys, really, dont risk ur... Read more »

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 1 Reply
...nine or 10 times a month, and over time, 38 people became infected. Earlier data from the same research team showed that the risk of people transmitting HIV is slight if the amount of virus in their bloodstream is low. Those findings have... Read more »