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What Are The Chances Of Women Contracting Hiv From Males

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The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

...Minimizing Risk Leaving a Violent Relationship Domestic violence can happen to anyone. Tragically, one in four women will be abused during her lifetime. In many parts of the world, this figure rises to over 60 percent. As a woman with HIV, you may be more at risk than most. It is important to learn about how abuse happens, how to identify it, and how to end it or get away from it. What Is Domestic Violence? Domestic violence...
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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
...repost a few questions from the archives. Dr. Bob Question (HIV FROM TWO HIV NEGATIVES) Jan 20, 2007 I was just wondering. Can AIDS come out of no where? Like, if two people are disease free, can an infection occur between them like AIDS assuming... 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
...drug use, i.e., using HIV-contaminated needles or having sexual contact with an 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... Read more »

contracting HIV

is it possible for two HIV negative women to contract HIV by having a threesome with an HIV negative male? this may sound stupid, but about 10 years ago, i remember someone tellingme that AIDS could be caused by the mixture of the genital secretions...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,". . . AIDS could be caused by the mixture of the genital secretions from the same sex whether negative or positive!?!?!?" What??? Yep, that Read more »

Do we contract disease the following way?

I got a forwarded email which said that a woman got AIDS because he ate some food which was cooked by the chef who had AIDS and had a cut in the finger which lead to the infected blood get into the food. That was the so called reason for the woman...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...No, HIV is not transmitted through food. Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Married Women in India Who Experience Physical, Sexual Abuse by Husbands More Likely to Contract HIV, Study Finds

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR's "Morning Edition" Examines Neighborhood Support Provided to Rwandan Women Who Contracted HIV Through Rape

...hesitant to seek HIV testing and treatment ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 9/9/05). The NPR segment profiles an HIV-positive woman who lives in a suburb of Kigali, the country's capital, and is overcoming the stigma of rape and HIV/AIDS with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

KCET's "Life and Times" Examines How Black, Latino Women in Los Angeles County Are Contracting HIV From Former Prison Inmates

... KCET 's " Life and Times " on Thursday examined how AIDS-related illnesses have become a leading cause of death among black and Latino women in their 20s and 30s in Los Angeles County, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Large Percentage of HIV-Positive Women in Arab Countries Contracted Virus From Their Husbands, UNDP Regional Coordinator Says

...East contracted the virus from their husbands, Saeed Al Zenari, United Nations Development Programme regional coordinator for HIV/AIDS programs, said Monday at a conference aimed at encouraging religious leaders to help increase prevention... Read more »
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putting men at risk?

Posted by swuitninnacent, 8 Replies
...I havent been able to find much information on how easy it is for a woman to infect her male partner. I'm hoping someone has some good true factual info?? I've heard that its common and easy for a man Read more »

Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...my mother). I took my 6-week test last week, and am waiting for the results. Can I get your comments on the likelihood of contracting HIV if this girl was infact, positive? Thank you. Read more »

New worried male

Posted by TorturedSpirit, 1 Reply
...do is to get tested on three months mark, thats long period for me, im so scared, im in country where i cant get confidental HIV test and if im positive i will get fired from work and live in the hospital, and I will be hated by my society and... Read more »

Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
...the hetero-poz community and the roadblocks that I face at every turn. At the present women are the most at risk group for contracting HIV. Who are they getting infected by? I'm gonna go out on a limb here and figure they are likely getting... Read more »