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Undetectable Women And Hiv Transmission In Africa

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...South America, andWestern Europe. Sharing HIV-contaminated syringes for injecting drugs isanother frequent mode of transmission. Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Until recent years, little research had been done on women and HIV. Whilemany questions remain unanswered, available information shows that HIV affectsmen and women differently in some ways: When women are first diagnosed, they tend to have lower viral loads (amount of...
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Prevalence of antiretroviral therapy in the U.S.A. / transmission risk

Dr. Frascino,First let me say that I admire the work you do in educating the public on this issue.I have a twofold question for you concerning the real probability of becoming infected with HIV via a single heterosexual encounter. This question is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...questioned, owing to high rates of treatment failure and drug resistance reported in the country compared to treatment programmes in Africa and Latin America. China Daily reported in 2004 that many patients stopped taking antiretroviral drugs... Read more »

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, the safest and most effective way involves sperm washing and in vitro fertilization. See below.Dr. BobArtificial Insemination vs. In Vitro Fertilization Feb 25, 2010Hi Dr. Bob,My question is about starting a family through artificial... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are living in South Africa. Please advise. Thank YouResponse from Dr. FrascinoHello,Yes, the safest and most effective way involves sperm... Read more »

Un protected sex

i was wondering if there was a cream or a gel that is being tested to prevent HIV.. My Boyfriend do not like useing condoms, I am undectable have been for years. I havent missed any of my meds in a very long time, I have a cd4 count of 800 and i am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in regions where a large proportion of women are at risk of contracting HIV only through sex, such as in parts of sub-Saharan Africa and in some communities in India and Southeast Asia. Some communities in North America and Europe have high HIV... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Almost 30 Percent of Pregnant Women Have HIV

... An estimated 29.4 percent of pregnant women in South Africa last year were HIV-positive, a figure that has been stable for the past four years, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi told the Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

... Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...been reported to the CDC. AIDS is the fifth leading cause of death among all adults aged 25 to 44 in the United States. Among African-Americans in the 25 to 44 age group, AIDS is the leading cause of death for men and the second leading cause of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

How Serious Is HIV for Women? What Do Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Women? Only 7% of AIDS cases reported in 1985 in the U.S. were women and girls. That percentage... Read more »
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HIV2 IN SanFransisco

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...has been employed for the clinic a long time and has only performed the test 1x, he went on to say that it was a person from africa. He said that HIV2 is so rare that I probably don't have it. Anyway, I am still worried because my nodes are... Read more »

Women and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Great Snippett from Regan Hoffman! http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/AIDS/story?id=2040438&page=1 Read more »

Female to male transmission and visa versa

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and some do. Reasons may be bearing children, endometrial biopsies, low estrogen, thin mucosa, herpes, menstrual blood. In Africa, recent study showed that at one-year, 80% of women were infected by their HIV husbands. The other 20%, some of... Read more »

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 1 Reply
... By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS ( news - web sites ) virus from a single sexual encounter with an infected person Read more »