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Transmission Of Hiv Infection Statistics In Africa

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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
...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). Hepatitis C is transmitted... Read more »

Homosexuality: Is this true?

In a question from 2002, Dr. Ryan wrote this: "Plenty of heterosexual people in the U.S. have anal... Read more »

diffrence between hiv infection and hiv 1/2 eia oositive and confimation negative

i was tested in september and was eia1/2 positive but confimatory westernBlot1 negative so am i... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hard-Hit Africa Leads Fall in New HIV Infections: UN

... A new UNAIDS report charting progress toward the Millennium Development Goals finds that between 2001 and 2009, new HIV infections dropped by more than 25 percent in 22 of the sub-Saharan countries hit hardest by HIV/AIDS. A key MDG is halting... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Challenge to South Africa's Policies on HIV-Infected

... A new report urges South Africa to reconsider its policy of deporting migrants infected with HIV and other life-threatening illnesses. In "Returned to Risk: Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Continued Very High Prevalence of HIV Infection in Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: A Population-Based Longitudinal Study

...of HIV, associated sociodemographic factors including migration and mobility, in a rural population in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. A household-based HIV serosurvey of a population that has been under longitudinal demographic surveillance since... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use for Preventing HIV Infection/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Comparative Multilevel Analysis of Uganda and Tanzania

...authors examined the influence of community-level factors, including health care programs and services, on condom use to prevent HIV infection among men and women in Uganda and Tanzania, countries where other studies have shown improvement in... Read more »
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HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world population Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...Bush is not in touch with what works and what doesn't. He fails to understand the importance of promoting condom use to prevent HIV infections from occurring. Condoms have been used successfully to prevent HIV infections from the time, when HIV... Read more »

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/health_medical/article1217831.ece Male circumcision 'lowers risk of HIV infection by 60%' By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor Published: 09 August 2006 It used to be called the unkindest cut. But now the head Read more »

Interesting article about CCR5 and HIV infection.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
http://www.newswise.com/articles/2001/8/AIDS.MHS.html Read more »