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Top Versus Bottom Hiv Infection Percentage

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Condom Broke: HIV+ bottom, HIV- Top... Chance of infection?

Hi Robert,First, I want to thank you for being such an incredible resource for those of us out here who are trying to find information on HIV. I was diagnosed as positive a year and a half ago and you've been there since week one. So thanks,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your very kind comments!Regarding your negative top-gun stud, condom failure does place him at some degree of risk for HIV. Certainly that you are on effective combination antiretroviral therapy that has driven your plasma HIV viral... Read more »

CD4 counts vs CD4 percentage (ABSOLUTE CD4 COUNT VERSUS CD4%, 2008)

Dr. Frascino, I am a little new to dealing with HIV. I was diagnosed about 9 months ago. I was... Read more »

Higher CD4 numbers, percentage and CD4/CD8 ratio in late afternoon versus late morning?

Do you usually find CD4 and B cell (CD19) numbers to be higher when blood is drawn in the late... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Number of Named Partners and Number of Partners Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection Identified by Persons With Acute Versus Established HIV Infection

Acute HIV infections are linked to a disproportionate share of forward transmission in certain populations, note the current study's authors. They hypothesized that patients acutely infected might be able to identify more named partners than those... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Table 2. Estimated Percentage of Injecting Drug Users at Risk for Acquiring Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection (n = 9,565) Who Engaged in Behaviors Associated With HIV Infection, by Selected Characteristics -- National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System, United States, 2009

Table 2. Estimated Percentage* of Injecting Drug Users at Risk for Acquiring Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection (n = 9,565) † Who Engaged in Behaviors § Associated With HIV Infection, by Selected Characteristics -- National HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Small Percentage of Adults Who Receive Rapid HIV Treatment Following Infection Might Achieve "Functional Cure," French Researchers Say

"Rapid treatment after HIV infection may be enough to 'functionally cure' about a 10th of those diagnosed early, say researchers in France," who "have been analyzing 14 people who stopped therapy, but have since shown no signs of the virus... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Earlier Versus Later Start of Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV-Infected Adults With Tuberculosis

TB continues to be an important cause of mortality among HIV patients. However, robust data are lacking with respect to the time of initiating antiretroviral therapy (ART) in relation to the start of TB therapy, noted the authors of the current... Read more »
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Top (-) bottom (+) Can the top get it ?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My boyfriend is neg.(Top) i'm bottom and (+) his dream is have sex with his loved one without condom,is the risk high for him to get it???
If i don't bleed during the penetration and he doesn't have a hurt on his penis can he get the virus??
Any help... Read more »

tops and bottoms question.

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
is been a top expose you more? if the chances are low as they had said, how come straight guys get infected by a girl?
i knew a couple that the top never used condoms, i am just very comfused about this. i am a top myself, and try the best to... Read more »

top or bottom

Posted by jerrybeat, 2 Replies
does anyone know the stats on a top vs. a bottom infection ratio?

basically my top lovers condom broke durring anal intercourse, and im positive, he knows im positive.

is it as likely for hime to become infected as if i had ttopped him? Read more »

Re;co-infection(Bottom Line)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello Bottom Line Im the one who asked this question.thanks for the reply, I to have Arthritis I was also worried about that, My 3 month test was neg i thougt I was over this ,now I don't know what to think or do.could also be co-infected

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