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What Age Is At Highest Risk For HIV

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CDC National Prevention Information Network

Risk Score Can Help Predict Which People Living With HIV Have Highest Risk of Kidney Disease During Tenofovir Treatment

This article was reported by NAM aidsmap . NAM aidsmap reported on a study in which researchers developed a risk score to predict which HIV-positive persons have the highest risk of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD). There is a high risk of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Snowbirds Warned of HIV While Vacationing; Prevalence of Virus Among 50-Plus Highest in Southern Florida

Canadians vacationing in South Florida, also known as "snowbirds," are arriving in a community that has the United States' highest rates of HIV/AIDS among those older than 50. Canadian health officials, therefore, are trying to raise awareness of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Iowa Records 127 New HIV Cases in 2007, Highest Number Since 1998, Health Department Report Says

Iowa recorded 127 new HIV cases in 2007, a 12% increase from the 113 cases reported in 2006 and the highest number since the state began recording HIV/AIDS cases in 1998, according to a recently released Iowa Department of Public Health report, the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

highest risk of transmission

I read elsewhere that a pregnant mother is more likely to transmit HIV to her child if she is RECENTLY infected. Is this true?...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Because maternal to child transmission is more frequent when a woman has a high viral load it would be more likely for a pregnant women with a recent HIV infection[ the viral load is highest in the first 6 months following infection] to transmit HIV... Read more »

My highest risk exposures?

Dear Mark,You were, as ever, kind enough to respond to my question of a few weeks ago concerning receiving rimming and told me this was low risk. You asked what high risk exposures I had in the past. I had never intended to have any high risk...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Low risk, but not no risk. You should be tested.MH... Read more »

Lowest ever, highest ever question

Ben,In following up on your answer below, when you say the 'lowest ever CD4...', do you mean after the primary or acute infection phase? My understanding is that during these initial stages, CD4 counts falls way down (VL's go way up)...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Dear Confused-I'm sorry that this wasn't clear in the first post. Since the vast majority of persons with HIV never get CD4 counts or viral loads performed during acute infection (that is to say that most are diagnosed in the chronic... Read more »

Early aged homosexual experiences. What is my risk?

Hey.Even though I have not told this to anyone, its been nagging at me for a while and i would like to find out the risk of it.When i was younger (maybe 11-12) i had sexually experimented with a friend of mine who was also male. We had no idea...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:If the anal sex was unprotected, then there was a risk for HIV transmission. Was your friend also 11-12 at the time? Were you a virgin at the time? Was your friend? The only way I would be able to say that there was no risk would have been... Read more »
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Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
I've really been struggling with this idea as of late. I live in Vancouver which (in terms of HIV/AIDS demographics) is largely gay or IV drug using. I'd imagine there are also women in the city who have HIV although if they aren't drug addicted... Read more »

Highest Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can someone say what the highest risk they saw on this board and the person still tested negative?

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Which cities have highest HIV populations?

Posted by livesinadream
I'm wondering which cities in the US and frankly worldwide have the highest population living with HIV. I'm wondering because I live in the midwest with a rather small population and I am considering moving somewhere were the prevlance is much... Read more »

Risk of exposure and how to cope until HIV testing date (6 months from now)?

Posted by JohnKan, 1 Reply
Hi - very anxious and would like to ask your help.
I am about 29 years of age. At 13th July 2013 (at about 5pm), against my better judgement, i was involved in vaginal sex with a sex worker in Malaysia. It was the first time I am involved in sex and... Read more »