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What Populations Are At The Highest Risk For Chlamydia

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...(e.g., chlamydia , gonorrhea , and trichomoniasis ) increase the concentration of cells in genital secretions that can serve as targets for HIV (e.g., CD4+ cells). Increased infectiousness. STDs also appear to increase the risk of an HIV-infected person transmitting the virus to his or her sex partners. Studies have shown that HIV-infected individuals who are also infected with other STDs are particularly likely to shed HIV in their...
Ask the Experts

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...WASHING, POSITIVE MALE, NEGATIVE FEMALE, 2009) Oct 22, 2009I AM HIV POSITIVE, MY WIFE NEGATIVE; CAN WE HAVE CHILDREN WITH THE RISK OF INFECTING HER?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Yes, it is possible. The safest way would involve sperm washing... Read more »

HIV+ DAD and HIV- MOM desire CHILD

Is it possible for a HIV+ Dad that is undetectable and a HIV- Mom to have a HIV- baby? Please advise.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...intercourse know the baby can be safe with proper medicine but I am worrying that my wife will be infected. How much is the risk of transmission from me to her and is their any possible way decrease the risk and make my wife have baby from me.... Read more »

Please help me

Dear Dr. Frascino,I leave in Ethiopia. I am male living with HIV. My CD4 is now 450 and viral load less than 40 in ML. My problem is I have a wife who is HIV negative, who want to have a baby from me only with sexual intercourse know the baby can be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...intercourse know the baby can be safe with proper medicine but I am worrying that my wife will be infected. How much is the risk of transmission from me to her and is their any possible way decrease the risk and make my wife have baby from me.... Read more »

CHILD SARING IN DISCORDANT COUPLES (PREGNANCYAND SPERM WASHING, POSITIVE MALE, NEGATIVE FEMALE, 2009)

I AM HIV POSITIVE, MY WIFE NEGATIVE; CAN WE HAVE CHILDREN WITH THE RISK OF INFECTING HER?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...intercourse know the baby can be safe with proper medicine but I am worrying that my wife will be infected. How much is the risk of transmission from me to her and is their any possible way decrease the risk and make my wife have baby from me.... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

College-Age Population at Risk for Chlamydia

...for HIV, and that's fine," said Dr. Lawrence Neinstein, executive director of the University Park Health Center. "But their risk of HIV infection ... is much lower than their risk of chlamydia." "I haven't heard of it," said Annie Rani, a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonococcal, Chlamydia and Syphilis Infection Positivity Among MSM Attending a Large Primary Care Clinic, Boston, 2003-2004

...for syphilis. "Rectal gonorrhea and syphilis seropositivity were frequently diagnosed in asymptomatic MSM; STD prevalence was highest in MSM tested due to an STD exposure or reporting high-risk sex, underscoring the need to promote routine... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: HIV Cases in Manitoba Jump More Than 20 Percent

...one-third of all new cases recorded in the province were among natives. Statistics also indicated Manitoba had one of Canada's highest per-capita HIV rates. Most HIV cases in the province are reported in Winnipeg; demographic information on the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Report Finds Alarming STD Rate in Finger Lakes Region

...Health Data Set-2007. The report examined the 39 upstate counties that are part of Excellus' service area. Finger Lakes also was highest among upstate regions for rates of HIV (9.5 per 100,000), AIDS (9.3), and syphilis (2.1), though these... Read more »
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Which cities have highest HIV populations?

Posted by livesinadream
...I'm wondering which cities in the US and frankly worldwide have the highest population living with HIV. I'm wondering because I live in the midwest with a rather small population and I am considering Read more »

Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
...to interact with the hetero-poz community and the roadblocks that I face at every turn. At the present women are the most at risk group for contracting HIV. Who are they getting infected by? I'm gonna go out on a limb here and figure they are... Read more »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...aware neither of us has had any other partner in that time. about 3 months ago he got tested and he showed up positive with chlamydia so a few weeks ago I went to the doc and got tested but I was clean and negative for chlamydia. The thing is... Read more »

Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
...treated with tetracycline..)However... I came back negative for chlamydia! I have read other posts and I am aware that my HIV risk is very low. The chances that the dildos were infected is slim, since the virus is so fragile once out of the body... Read more »