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AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...use of ART prevented 65,000 infant infections through 2008. Wherever ART is generally available, women should receive a standard multi-drug regimen (see Fact Sheet 404 ). Keep delivery time short: The risk of transmission increases with longer delivery times. If the mother uses AZT and has a viral load (see Fact Sheet 125 ) under 1,000, the risk is almost zero. Mothers with a high viral load might reduce their risk if they deliver their...
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...intercourse to kill HIV and prevent other STIs that facilitate HIV infection. Having a sexually transmitted infection (STI) can increase your risk of acquiring and transmitting HIV. This is true whether you have open sores or breaks in the skin... Read more »

can you get hiv if (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

if 3 male virgins all HIV negative have anal sex multiple times could they get HIV ?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...intercourse to kill HIV and prevent other STIs that facilitate HIV infection. Having a sexually transmitted infection (STI) can increase your risk of acquiring and transmitting HIV. This is true whether you have open sores or breaks in the skin... Read more »

how does HIV create? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

if two or different guy's sperm get(both the guy r not havng AIDS,or other diseases) mixed does it originate HIV virus or something like that,like other virus???i mean does it create other virus or something dangerous????one of my friend is very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...intercourse to kill HIV and prevent other STIs that facilitate HIV infection. Having a sexually transmitted infection (STI) can increase your risk of acquiring and transmitting HIV. This is true whether you have open sores or breaks in the skin... Read more »

Can you get it (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Okay, so say youre two males, about to have sex, and neither of you have aids, can you still get aids from anal? Im confused from what friends have told me, as each one contradicts the others answer. Of course, protection would always be used!!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...intercourse to kill HIV and prevent other STIs that facilitate HIV infection. Having a sexually transmitted infection (STI) can increase your risk of acquiring and transmitting HIV. This is true whether you have open sores or breaks in the skin... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Black Labor Union Teaches Members About HIV/AIDS

...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) first round of Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative (AAALI) grants to increase HIV-related awareness, knowledge and action within Black communities. Why does CBTU care about AIDS? One of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...overall health. Bone Thinning Osteoporosis is defined as decreased bone mineral density and abnormal architecture of bone that increases the risk of serious fractures, which are in turn associated with a higher risk of death over 5 to 10... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nevirapine (Viramune)

...cells or in men with over 400 CD4 cells due to the risk of liver problems. Nevirapine does not appear to harm pregnant women or increase the risk to their fetus. Therefore it is considered the safest NNRTI for use by pregnant women in the first 3... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Viramune

...untreated may result in permanent vision loss), swelling, muscle or joint aches, fever or malaise (general ill feeling). Do not increase dose if rash develops during dose escalation or if you develop any rash accompanied by the above listed... Read more »
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Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...achieve it," said Michael Weinstein, head of the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation. He said that worldwide, it is increasingly heterosexuals who have become ill. "AIDS is not a gay disease," Weinstein said. "It's not an African... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...achieve it," said Michael Weinstein, head of the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation. He said that worldwide, it is increasingly heterosexuals who have become ill. "AIDS is not a gay disease," Weinstein said. "It's not an African... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...achieve it," said Michael Weinstein, head of the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation. He said that worldwide, it is increasingly heterosexuals who have become ill. "AIDS is not a gay disease," Weinstein said. "It's not an African... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...(CDC), AIDS affects nearly seven times more African Americans and three times more Hispanics than whites. In recent years, an increasing number of African-American women and children are being affected by HIV/AIDS. In 2003, two-thirds of U.S.... Read more »