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What Percent Of Adults Has Been Exposed To Herpes

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report Says Under 1 Percent of U.S. Adults Have HIV

In a new report, CDC's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) said its household survey shows about one-half of one percent of adults ages 18 to 49 are infected with HIV. This rate is stable, and the report confirms the results of other... Read more »
UNAIDS

UNAIDS Reports a 52 Percent Reduction in New HIV Infections Among Children and a Combined 33 Percent Reduction Among Adults and Children Since 2001

Geneva -- As world leaders prepare to meet at the United Nations General Assembly to review progress towards the Millennium Development Goals -- a new report from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) shows dramatic acceleration... Read more »
Housing Works

Number of Single Adults in NYC Shelters Jumps 17 Percent

More homeless singles are in shelters, a trend that is likely to continue. The number of single adults in New York City shelters rose by 17 percent this year, according to a yearly report card on city services released Friday by the mayor's... Read more »
Ask the Experts

0.1 to 0.2 percent per episode???

He Doc, I am a man who is confused about something. If I have unprotected virginal intercourse w/ a woman who is HIV+ once ,its only a 0.1 to 0.2 percent per episode chance I could get HIV.?????So if I had sex 500 times with that same person it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I know this is a bit confusing, but your concept is not correct. Each and every exposure has the same statistical risk. So if the risk is 0.1 percent each time you are exposed, there is a 0.1 percent chance you might contract the virus with each... Read more »

16 percent is viewed as failure, not acceptable wouldn't you say?

Dear Dave,I am pasting this article because I feel it shows that the clinical efficacy of using one class of arts as therapy presents a conflict. 16 percent enrolled in the trial did either advance to aids or death. Isn't this not acceptable?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Bernice,The key points are that most people in these studies had advanced AIDS and drug exposure at the start of the studies included in this analysis. These were not, generally, people starting meds.Also, the most popular and possibly potent... Read more »

DOES HAVING HERPES PUT YOU IN HIGH RISK FOR HIV

RYAN I THINK THE WORK YOU DO HERE IS GREAT. I WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE IT IF YOU COULD ANSWER MY QUESTION. I AM MALE AND HAVE RECENTLY BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH HSV. IT IS REALLY DIFFICULT FOR ME, AND I WAS WONDERING IF I COULD SPREAD IT BY HAVING...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is evidence that the presence of genital ulcers, like those caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV), increase the risk of HIV transmission. A condom that prevents fluids from coming into contact with the ulcer should sufficiently protect you... Read more »

love you dr. bob, but you weren't 100 percent

I love you dr. bob, but that response you posted to the guy who claimed women don't give men hiv wasn't your greatest shining moment. he was wrong about much of what he wrote, but he also did make some sense and instead of working with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Northeast,No, Im not denying anything. What I try to do is give accurate scientific fact and dispel dangerous myths. There is no question and no mystery that male-to-male and/or male-to-female HIV transmission is more efficient than the... Read more »
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Percent of HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
Signs and symptoms

After an incubation period of a few days to a few weeks after exposure to HIV, most infected individuals present with an acute flu-like illness. Acute HIV-1 infection is a very heterogeneous syndrome and individuals presenting with... Read more »

exposer and testing

Posted by frida03, 1 Reply
oraquick saliva done at 3 months negative,fingerstick rapid at 6 months negative, pcr rna ref 48-1,000,000 copies undetectable at 9 months cd 4 normal and percentage 42 percent, still dont feel right , can i put hiv to rest. or Should take another... Read more »

Fearmonger Fraud Exposed

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
It looks like Pinky/Imnotcrazy is at it again. The following was first posted:

"And what about the people that takes longer than a year to seroconvert? who said three months is conclusive? This works just or the 95% of folks, but HIV is no kid's... Read more »

Herpes question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can u catch a different strain of herpes from someone if you yourself had herpes for 10+ years but had an unprotected exposure with someone who just recently got it from someone they were involved with...... Read more »