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What Group Of People Are Most At Risk For Hiv Infection Right Now

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The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...preventionprograms, research, and clinical trials. Older individuals are not routinely tested for HIV. This means that olderwomen are often misdiagnosed and/or not diagnosed with the virus until theyhave reached a late stage of HIV disease. Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention It is important to prevent new HIV infections in older people by educatingthem about the need for routine HIV testing and early diagnosis; how...
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HIV Risk

Hi,While having unprotected sex with my partner I started bleeding. We are both HIV negative. What is the risk of us contracting the virus from this?Thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...He (or she) must be exposed to someone who is positive (has the virus). Different types of exposures carry different levels of risk. Yes, the 0.1 to 0.2 percent statistical risk per episode is correct. This risk applies to unprotected receptive... Read more »

Risks of unprotected anal sex (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

With a negative testing couple, are there any risks of unprotected anal sex? For example, the semen in her rectum or possibly mixing with her blood? Once again, negative testing couple that has only had sex with each other.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...He (or she) must be exposed to someone who is positive (has the virus). Different types of exposures carry different levels of risk. Yes, the 0.1 to 0.2 percent statistical risk per episode is correct. This risk applies to unprotected receptive... Read more »

Can HIV develop between two persons without HIV +ve?

If suppose one woman have unsafe sexual relation with two men and both of the men and woman are free from HIV at the start of the relationship and also neither the two men nor the woman doesn't have any other relation,is there any chance of HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...He (or she) must be exposed to someone who is positive (has the virus). Different types of exposures carry different levels of risk. Yes, the 0.1 to 0.2 percent statistical risk per episode is correct. This risk applies to unprotected receptive... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...He (or she) must be exposed to someone who is positive (has the virus). Different types of exposures carry different levels of risk. Yes, the 0.1 to 0.2 percent statistical risk per episode is correct. This risk applies to unprotected receptive... Read more »
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The Body PRO

Whatever Happened to H1N1 (Swine Flu) and HIV? New Answers at CROI 2010

...not appear to have any negative impact on the CD4+ cell counts or viral loads of HIV-infected patients. People with advanced HIV disease, however, did appear to face a higher risk for experiencing potentially life-threatening complications from... Read more »
The Body

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS: More Common Than You Think -- This Month in HIV

...The large surveys suggest that this is a common enough problem that in a way I don't really care what's the specific matrix of risk factors that puts one individual at risk or not; it's common enough in our practice that we see this with quite a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...(i.e., unpasteurized) or heat-treated (i.e., pasteurized); only those juices labeled as pasteurized should be considered free of risk from Cryptosporidium . Other pasteurized beverages and beers also are considered safe to drink. HIV-infected... Read more »
The Body PRO

Untreated HIV Infection Is Associated With Impaired Arterial Elasticity

...have them come in for one visit to assess their vessel function and some inflammatory markers. 1 We did this to look at HIV infection independent of antiretroviral therapy. We studied 32 untreated HIV-infected patients, and compared them to... Read more »
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For People Who Are Worried!! Read This!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi folks!! This is for people much like myself. I just wanted you all to know that hiv infection is very hard to get, especially for heterosexual males. Not impossible, mind you. Just extremely hard. A one time encounter with 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 »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
...What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »