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Syphilis And Men Who Have Sex With Men

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trends in Primary and Secondary Syphilis Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United States

The researchers assessed the epidemiology of primary and secondary syphilis in the United States and estimated the percentages of cases occurring among men who have sex with men (MSM). The authors reviewed US syphilis surveillance data from 1990 to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

What is syphilis? How common is syphilis? How do people get syphilis? What are the signs and symptoms in adults? Why should MSM be concerned about syphilis? How is syphilis diagnosed? What is the link between syphilis and HIV? What is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Consequence of the Syphilis Epidemic Among Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM): Neurosyphilis in Los Angeles, 2001-2004

The authors undertook the current study to examine the epidemiology and clinical findings of neurosyphilis (NS) cases diagnosed during the current syphilis epidemic occurring primarily among MSM. Syphilis cases that were reported to the health... Read more »
Ask the Experts

health risks of sex with gay men

Other than HIV, Hep, Syphilis and Gonorrhea what are the health risks of sex with gay men? Also, other than these, what are the health risks of the gay man? ...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
There are other STDs that you could get, such as chlamydia, genital warts (condyloma)and chancroid. The health risks of the gay man are the same as those already listed.... 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...
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 »

serosorting & unprotected sex between 2 hiv + men (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION) (CO_INFECTION) (REINFECTION)

my boyfriend and i (we are gay males) have been dating for a while. we met after we were both diagnosed with hiv. we prefer anal sex without condoms - what is the most recent data and information on reinfection? we are on different hiv...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Poz-Guys,No doubt almost everyone poz or neggie would "prefer" sex (anal, vaginal, oral or otherwise) without the latex packaging. The real question is whether it's worth the risk! What we know about dual infection (reinfection... Read more »

Sex with men to men

I did sex with men all most 9 years (2002 to 2010). I am having low grade fever from last 3 years i.e. June2009. In between I have done ELISA test in 2007 & 2010 & by Western Blot 2011 Oct in all I got Negative result. But still I am...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Whether or not you have HIV depends firstly on if you had any risk to get it. It doesn't matter if you had sex with men or women, what matters is whether you had <b>protected</b> sex.If your last time having... Read more »
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NYC Paid Survey: Black Men who Have Sex with Men, Ages 18-30

Posted by kirkg
ARE YOU A BLACK MAN WHO HAS SEX WITH MEN? SEXUALLY ACTIVE? BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18-30?

If yes, we want to talk to you!

We would like to invite you to take part in a research study for young Black men who have sex with men, living in the NYC area.... Read more »

NYC Paid Survey: Black Men who Have Sex with Men, Ages 18-30

Posted by kirkg
ARE YOU A BLACK MAN WHO HAS SEX WITH MEN? SEXUALLY ACTIVE? BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18-30?

If yes, we want to talk to you!

We would like to invite you to take part in a research study for young Black men who have sex with men, living in the NYC area.... Read more »

Hetero Men Women Gay Bi Men: PAID Research Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV-Positive
HETEROSEXUAL MEN or MEN who ONLY have SEX with WOMEN
HETEROSEXUAL WOMEN or WOMEN who ONLY have SEX with MEN
MEN who have SEX with MEN / GAY and BISEXUAL MEN

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Help us evaluate messages related to HIV. Qualified persons... Read more »

Hetero Men & Women Bi Gay Men: PAID Research Study

Posted by Anonymous
Sorry for the cross-post.

HIV-Positive
HETEROSEXUAL MEN or MEN who ONLY have SEX with WOMEN
HETEROSEXUAL WOMEN or WOMEN who ONLY have SEX with MEN
MEN who have SEX with MEN / GAY and BISEXUAL MEN

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Help us evaluate messages related to... Read more »