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What People Are At Risk For HIV/AIDS

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same guy fisted hiv+ person than me, what's the risk?

Hi Dr. RobThanks for this website very informative and useful. great job!Despite browsing through questions couldn't find adequate response to my issue.Yesterday I was playing with 3 guys 1 was hiv positive with undetectable level of HIV. the other...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...gloves should be used.If your "handyman" actually "washed his hands properly with soap and hot water," your HIV-acquisition risk would be essentially nonexistent, assuming the skin on the handyman's hand was intact (or he used a latex glove).Dr.... Read more »

Risk of Unprotected sex Between HIV+ Persons

What is the risk to each person of unprotected sex between two persons who are both HIV+? Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Young People at Risk: HIV/AIDS Among Americas Youth

...transmitting HIV among youth. Evaluation of factors influencing risk behavior must be ongoing. Both broad-based surveys of theextent of risk behaviors among young people and focused studies of the factors contributing to risk andbehavioral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Psychosocial Needs, Mental Health, and HIV Transmission Risk Behavior Among People Living With HIV/AIDS in St. Petersburg, Russia

...other stigmatized groups. "Negative social attitudes towards marginalized populations, policies mandating the testing of 'high risk' groups, and limited legal protections based on HIV status may exacerbate stigma, increase vulnerability to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People in Developing Countries Risk Having No Antiretroviral Treatment, HIV/AIDS Advocates Say

... Hundreds of thousands of HIV-positive people in developing countries in a few years will have no antiretroviral drug treatment unless more focus is placed Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Short-Term Risk of AIDS or Death in People Infected With HIV-1 Before Antiretroviral Therapy in South Africa: A Longitudinal Study

...study found that the Cape Town residents with CD4+ T cell counts of less than 200 or greater than 350 had a similar six-month risk of progression to AIDS to those in the European and Australian cohorts. However, for participants in Cape Town with... Read more »
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AIDS vs HIV -

Posted by 30YEAROLDMOTHER, 6 Replies
...Now i know that AIDS is the end stages of HIV but I just was thinking - And wanted to see if anyone knows. IF I (just say me for example) Had unprotected sex with a men that Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...replacements associated with vascular necrosis, heart disease or diabetes related to lipodystrophy, or osteoporosis without the usual risk factors. The most comprehensive research has come from the Aids Community Research Initiative of America,... Read more »

HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My name is Anna, I'm 17 years old. I'm doing a paper on HIV/AIDS for my health class. I always knew that HIV/AIDS was a risk when having sex with unknown people, wait I take that back- Read more »

Living with HIV/AIDS today

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...filmmaker working on a Community Based Media Project intended to be about, by and for people affected by and/or infected with HIV/AIDS. In looking to include the community in the process I would like to ask (with gratitude) for any input on... Read more »