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What Are Some High Risk Behaviors For Contracting Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...sexual contact with men. Hispanic/Latina women may be unaware of their male partner's risk factors or incorrectly assess them. In five different studies of US gay and bisexual men, Hispanics/Latinos were reported to have the highest rates of unprotected male-to-male sexual contact. Injection drug use continues to be a risk factor for Hispanics/Latinos, particularly those living in Puerto Rico. Both casual and chronic substance users may be...
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High risk behavior with a neg. Elisa and indeterminate Western Blot

I did have high rish behavior. I guess you could say "Russian Roulette" for the past 20 years! I am a top so I know my chances are less than a receiver with MSM. I have had a strange rash and no other symptoms except for tingling in my hands and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to folks who are HIV positive, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, Read more »

Intense fear of HIV infection even with very low-risk behavioral patterns.. HELP!!!

Dr. Frascino, first of all, thank you for what you are doing with this site. It is so wonderful to see a site that addresses issues both rational and irrational.. LOL. I am a gay male, 26 years of age. I have had an intense, sometimes irrational...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi David,You correctly identified your problem when you wrote: "I cannot get over my fear of HIV infection." The key word there is "fear" not HIV. Why were you so freaked out about HIV as a nine-year-old? I can only guess Read more »

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-infected drug user. With 40,000 Americans contracting HIV each year, there are clearly many people who are still engaging in high-risk behaviors, and infection rates remain alarmingly high among young people, women, African Americans, and... Read more »

How can someone contract HIV? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

How can someone contract HIV? I mean if you have sex with multiple HIV negative people, can you contract it? I dont understand. Can someone get it by having unprotected sex with multiple HIV negative people? I dont understand.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-infected drug user. With 40,000 Americans contracting HIV each year, there are clearly many people who are still engaging in high-risk behaviors, and infection rates remain alarmingly high among young people, women, African Americans, and... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinical Trials Testing Viread in MSM for HIV Prevention to Begin in Atlanta, San Francisco

...reports. However, previous studies have shown that even when provided with counseling, 2% to 4% of individuals who engage in high-risk behaviors contract HIV ( San Francisco Chronicle , 12/1). Back to other news for December 2, 2004 ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Childhood Sexual Abuse and Risk Behaviors Among Men at High Risk for HIV Infection

...unwanted or uninvited sexual activity with anyone who was 5 or more years older than you?" Other questions probed subsequent sexual risk behaviors; bartering sex; unwanted sexual activity during adulthood; alcohol problems; drug use; and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV and AIDS Risk Behaviors Among Female Jail Detainees in Chicago: Implications for Public Health Policy

...population among both men and women. In correctional settings, women have even higher infection rates than do men. HIV/AIDS risk behaviors among female jail detainees are important because the number of women jailed is increasing, and most... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Psychosocial Needs, Mental Health, and HIV Transmission Risk Behavior Among People Living With HIV/AIDS in St. Petersburg, Russia

...their social and psychological characteristics, sexual and drug use history, HIV disclosure and discrimination experiences, and risk behavior. Researchers broke the sample down by gender (males = 275, females = 194) and constructed four mutually... Read more »
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putting men at risk?

Posted by swuitninnacent, 8 Replies
...good true factual info?? I've heard that its common and easy for a man to infect his partner but very difficult for a man to contract it from a woman. Is this true??? I have not had any sexual relations to date with anyone but the man who... Read more »

Oral risk?

Posted by Iregret, 2 Replies
...this forum for almost everyday for the past two months! My satiation involves giving oral sex to a guy of unknown statues of a high risk, during the oral I notice some pre-cum, where I got frighten of HIV and stopped him; this was for less than a... Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...October 2004, GDC and the Georgia Division of Public Health invited CDC to assist with an epidemiologic investigation of HIV risk behaviors and transmission patterns among male inmates within GDC facilities and to make HIV prevention... Read more »

whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...this way assuming if she was HIV positive? This is the most miserable feeling ever, last 3 weeks felt like hell, no more high risk behavior for me ever again... Read more »