What Are The Chances Of Contracting Hiv From Heterosexual Encounter

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Confused in Fort Worth (HIV STATISTICS, 2009)(HIV STATISTICS, 2009)

Hey there Doctor Frascino,Been on your site over the years and am still a bit confused and concerned, even after reading through the archives. Can you try to clarify something for me. I have avoided sex over the years due to my fears but as I age,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tell me that for the average person to get hiv, they have to have sex with a poz person 200 times?! I've not had 10 at-risk encounters with poz OR neg people, yet i came down with it. Might i have been unlucky? Sure,... but EVERY poz person i've... Read more »

HIV and receptive anal intercourse

If the estimated "per-act" risk for contracting HIV (from an HIV-positive source) is 0.5 to 3.0... Read more »

Are you following what goes on in Mexico? (HIV STATISTICS)

Dr. BobIn AIDS conference in Mexico they said that the rates of transmission that the CDC quotes... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Heterosexual Transmission Driving Ukraine's HIV/AIDS Epidemic

...abuse as the main cause of AIDS" in Ukraine, Agence France-Presse reports. "In 2009, 43 percent of Ukrainians infected with HIV caught the virus through heterosexual sex and 35 percent by drug injection," AFP writes, referencing a national ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...affect women living with HIV infection. To date, the medical community has focused a large amount of its research efforts on HIV/AIDS in men. 1 , 2 However, both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have suggest that,... Read more »

HIV Prevention: Looking at the Research

...those diagnosed with AIDS in 2005 were over 50). Older African-Americans and Latinos are particularly vulnerable: Rates of HIV in persons over 50 years of age are 12 times higher among African-Americans and five times higher among Latinos than... Read more »
American Association for World Health

Why We Should Care: People Affected by AIDS

...students has increased in the last few years, studies indicate that many youth do not use protection at all of their sexual encounters. The use of alcohol and other drugs may also contribute to risky behaviors that can lead to HIV infection among... Read more »
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please resond im going crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i had two unprotected contacts on dec.15th of 2002 and jan. 10th of 2003,both girls seemed to be clean middleclass caucasion hetrosexuals and as far as i know were not drug users i had vaginal intercorse with both i tested in ealry feb and the... Read more »

Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
...woman. Why is this so hard? I may come off as a man who just want to date per se and not worry about the medical aspects of HIV/AIDS. Honestly, Im sick of worrying about it. I go to the doctor, I take my meds, I work hard, Im educated, and I... Read more »

just the facts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...writing this as someone who just tested negative after 6 months. I worried myself sick for about a year convincing myself I was HIV positive. I was a very promiscuous heterosexual male (15-20 women...sometimes safe sometimes not). It was... Read more »

Magic Johnson, Risk, etc.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a few questions I havent seen discussed on here: 1) I wonder if any of you think Magic Johnson got this disease in some other fashion besides vaginal sex? It's so hard for a guy to get it that way, but not impossible. Also, he seems... Read more »
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