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Symptoms Of Hiv And Aids In Men

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Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Heart Disease Basics Symptoms of Heart Attack Risk Factors for Heart Disease HIV and Heart Disease Reducing the Risk for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Heart Disease Basics Many people think of heart disease as a problem for men, yet heart diseaseis the leading cause of death for women in the US. In fact, five times as manyAmerican women die from heart attacks each year as die from breast cancer. ...
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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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You read that two poz dudes who bareback actually improve their immune functioning. WHAT? Where did you read such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with... Read more »

Sex with two HIV poz men

I am negative. 2 days ago I let a hiv person blow me (guy #1). I also blew him a little. another man walked in (uncut)(guy #2) and I blew him until he got hard then he performed unprotected sex on guy #1. After he pulled out, guy #1 sucked on him,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Guy #1 blows guy #2 who returns the favor and then guy #2 blows uncut guy #3 who then barebacks guy #1 who then blows guy #3 prior to guy #2 blowing him as well . . . . YIKES! Sounds like stage directions for a bad gay porno flick: "Gay... Read more »

Anabolic Therapies for HIV poz men

I have been doing some research into Anabolic steriod therapy for HIV poz guys. What is your oppion of this type of therapy....
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
I am generally unenthusiastic about anabolic agents although I am happy to supplement testosterone in individuals who are consistently hypogonadal. Testosterone and its derivative drugs predominantly increase lean body muscle mass and are thus... Read more »

resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Recent epidemiological studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and use of GHB (gamma hydroxyl butyrate).... Read more »
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Why is there no section for Straight Men w/ HIV

Posted by LatinoHeat, 4 Replies
I am a Straight Male living with HIV. I was curious why there is no Section for Straight Men w/ HIV. I see one for Women, Teens and Gay Men. I am very curious. Read more »

HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men

Posted by TheBody
Are you a man who's into other men? Are you looking for HIV/AIDS information from a safe, trusted place that was created with you in mind?

TheBody.com's new HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men contains a vast collection of basic info, first-person... Read more »

2001 articles, Men and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
The Body, 2001: Men, epidemiology fact sheet:

Over 70% of Hiv infections occur through sex between men and women. Yet in most regions of the world 2/3 or more with Hiv are men. 53% of all people with hiv are men.
5% to 10% occur through sex... Read more »

Men of Color and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
I am a graduate student looking to hear more about the experiences of Men of Color and HIV/AIDS. I am wondering if you notice more of a stigma because of race, differences in availability to treatments, communty/family acceptance...really anything... Read more »