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What Group Are At Risk For Hiv

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prostitutes/high risk group/hiv

dear Dr.Franscino,recently,i did the dumbest thing in my whole life.i had unprotected sex with a(street)prostitute.talk about suicide,eh?! she gave me both vaginal and oral sex unprotected on my wiener.i got tested the next day after symptoms of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Dubya and company think that will somehow destabilize civilization.Now, on to your questions! Since you've placed yourself at risk for HIV (and other STDs), you won't be "in the clear" until you get a negative HIV test at three months or more... Read more »

HIV Prevention, Donations, 'WHOO-HOOS', and Thanks...

Hello Over There, dr. Bobby,I read your comments on HIV Prevention, and see that your thoughts are... Read more »

Would you be interested in settling a debate? I will donate the winnings if I win!

Hello Dr. Bob. Myself and a friend of mine are having an argument about HIV. He is a bouncer and... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Study Links Group Sex to Increased HIV Risk

...teams in other countries to investigate this issue. In doing so, a better understanding of the motivation for and the context of risk behaviours may emerge. Such an understanding can help guide and enhance HIV prevention programs. Reference ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Senegalese Drug Abusers Emerge as High-Risk HIV Group

...trend that may potentially fuel the nation's HIV epidemic. Today, drug users have emerged as one of the nation's top HIV risk groups. Data on the number of infected injection drug users (IDUs) are lacking, and so are prevention efforts targeting... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Clients of Brothel Prostitutes as a Bridge for HIV Infection Between High-Risk and Low-Risk Groups of Women in Senegal

...population. "Clients of brothels' prostitutes have a significant potential for spreading HIV beyond the initial high-risk behavior groups in Senegal," the authors concluded. "Efforts should be provided to target specific groups at higher risk for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Daily Examines HIV Testing Strategies Among High-Risk Groups

...on Wednesday examined how health authorities in some Chinese provinces are making HIV tests mandatory for various high-risk groups as HIV continues to spread to the general public. Policymakers in the Hunan province in central China recently made... Read more »
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Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
...sex trade workers or MTF gurls, I likely haven't seen them. Nearly every website, organization, book, newsletter or support group that I've come across breaks their services/info down into these categories; gay men, women, drug users, sex trade... Read more »

The CDC is confusing me...

Posted by itsthatgirl, 3 Replies
...but has it ever happened like that? I am unaware of his HIV status and although I don't think he is a part of any high risk group who knows??? Should I be very worried? Should I be tested? Well any feedback is more than welcome thanks in advance!... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...transmitted diseases. Promoting condoms does not promote sexual activity. Individuals who engage in sex without a condom are at risk of being infected with HIV or multiple HIV exposures, putting themselves and others at risk of HIV infection.... Read more »

Question about "high risk groups"

Posted by Anonymous
...and they almost always say things like "the chances of acquiring hiv are higher if you have sex with someone in a high risk group such a gay or bisexual men...". but, from all the research that i've read, there are more heterosexuals with... Read more »