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What Is The Greatest Risk For Contracting Hiv

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New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Health Department Expands Vaccination Recommendations for Men at Greatest Risk for Contracting Meningitis

Click image for a PDF of this poster. The Health Department issued new recommendations today for vaccinating against invasive meningococcal disease -- commonly known as meningitis -- after an increase in cases. Vaccinations are now advised... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: HIV/AIDS Risk "Greatest for Young Women"

New estimates of HIV incidence among the South African population underscore the fact that women under age 30 are at much greater risk of becoming infected than their male counterparts. One of the study's authors, Professor Thomas Rehle, a... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

PrEP'ing: Are You Ready? Doctors and Advocates Are Gearing Up to Bring Truvada PrEP to People at Greatest Risk of Infection

Love it or hate it, it's coming: HIV prevention with the use of one pill, taken once a day.In May, the use of the HIV drug Truvada by HIV-negative people to prevent infection with the virus was recommended for FDA approval by the agency's Antiviral... Read more »
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HIV POSITIVE Girlfriend !!! You ought to help me greatest Doctor

Hi Doctor,Hi doc, hope this message will find you in the best of the spirits and health.I have always been very scared, in fact paranoid, when it comes to hiv. I have always used condoms, without any exception. Now to my exposure: I began dating a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello John,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent based on the information you provided and assuming the latex condoms were used properly and did not fail.John, you are now part of a magnetic couple (one poz and one neggie). I would suggest you... Read more »

Followup:-HIV POSITIVE Girlfriend !!! You ought to help me greatest Doctor

Dearest Doctor Bob,With reference to question:Q203581I wish to thank you from the bottom of my heart for taking time to reply to my question. I have one more question for you, hope you will surely do me a favour this time as well.Doctor, please...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello John,Are you being paranoid? Yep. Unfortunately that is not something I can not help you with over the Internet. You clearly realize that your fears are irrational (". . . any sort of non-risky activity is giving me sleepless nights . .... Read more »

Risk of contracting HIV

What is the most current statistic for risk of contracting HIV through receipt of donated blood and/or blood products?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
My most recent answer is 1:1,000,000. But to make sure, contact the American Red Cross. They get this question all the time.... Read more »

risk of woman contracting HIV from frottage

As I have read from millions of posts about frottage, it is a low risk activity.however, most of the post are penis to penis or penis to anus frottage. I would just like to know if a woman can contract HIV from a man through penis to vagina frottage...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFrottage not matter the parts that are touching is considered a small risk. But anytime where there is an opportunity for direct body fluid exchange to occur the risk of HIV is there.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »
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Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
I am seriously concerned. Yesterday, I had a guy give me a blow job and then we masterbated each other. The thing that concerns me is that some of his cum ended on my penis when he finished. Although the cum landed in the middle on my penis, it... Read more »

Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
7 weeks ago I made the stupid mistake of having unprotected sex with this girl, a one-night stand. I was having [vaginal] intercourse with the girl for maybe 10 minutes at most, when I felt like I was about to ejaculate, so I pulled out (I wasn't... Read more »

HIV contraction possible in this scenario?

Posted by Melissa_Rowan, 1 Reply
I have a question. I noticed I had some blood looking spots on my sleeve, after I wiped my nose with my shirt , my nose in which was sore and raw from a cold. Theoretically if the blood on my shirt was from an HIV+ person and I did wipe my sore and... Read more »

Contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Recently my husband found out he is HIV+. At this time I am HIV - but I have only had one test and no viral load test done. We know he was negative in the beginning of last year and now he ha HIV. When I asked him about how he got this he told me... Read more »