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Which Sex Has The Highest Percent Of Hiv

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CDC National Prevention Information Network

South Africa Has Highest Number of New HIV Infections Worldwide: Survey

This article was reported by Mail & Guardian . The Mail & Guardian reported that HIV prevalence among South Africans rose to 12.2 percent in 2012 (6.4 million HIV-infected people), according to the Human Sciences Research Council's... Read more »
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NYC's Chelsea Neighborhood Has the Highest HIV Infection Rates in the City

Which area in New York City do you believe has the highest HIV/AIDS rates? The South Bronx? Lower East Side? East New York? According to new data released from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the 'hood with the highest... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

With Highest Rate of Cases, Navy Sees HIV Infections Rise

Last year, the Navy, whose HIV rate was already higher than that of any other branch of the US military, made 36 HIV diagnoses per 100,000 sailors tested. This was more than double the Navy's 1999 rate. Officials are not sure why the figure has... Read more »
Ask the Experts

What percent does mix couples have on staying HIV-

My hubby came back from prison 5 years later hiv+ iam - We practise safe sex but a condom broke.Im scared for our 2 children, I dont know what to expect of this.should i consider myself to be + for sure? I was tested a month later but was -What...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
I cannot give you precise percentages because transmission of HIV is dependent on so many factors. However, you should know that most mixed status couples do not transmit HIV within the relationship when both are aware and concerned and... Read more »

My highest risk exposures?

Dear Mark,You were, as ever, kind enough to respond to my question of a few weeks ago concerning receiving rimming and told me this was low risk. You asked what high risk exposures I had in the past. I had never intended to have any high risk...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Low risk, but not no risk. You should be tested.MH... Read more »

19 yr old & You said: If your partner were confirmed to be HIV-positive, the risk would be 0.1 to 0.2 percent per episode

Hello Doctor. All I'd like to tell you is that you are doing a great job with your service. Not to take much of your time, based on your statement "if your partner were confirmed to be HIV-positive, the risk would be 0.1 to 0.2 percent...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Are you making sense?" No, not a bit. Two negatives never make a positive. For HIV to be transmitted, one of the partners needs to be HIV-positive. That's not all that difficult to understand, is it?"How does someone... Read more »

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 »
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Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
I've really been struggling with this idea as of late. I live in Vancouver which (in terms of HIV/AIDS demographics) is largely gay or IV drug using. I'd imagine there are also women in the city who have HIV although if they aren't drug addicted... Read more »

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 »

10 Percent

Posted by Bear60
I just love this ten percent number that everyone keeps throwing around.
10% of all men are gay
Today, in the paper were the results of a study done on STRAIGHT men....seems 10% of them have sex with other men. These are men who identify as straight.... Read more »

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 moving somewhere were the prevlance is much... Read more »