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White Women With Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

...first sexual intercourse, less likely to have used a condom during first and most recently reported intercourse, or less likely to have used condoms consistently. Biologic Vulnerability and Sexually Transmitted Diseases A woman is significantly more likely than a man to contract HIV infection during vaginal intercourse. 14 , 15 Additionally, the presence of some sexually transmitted diseases greatly increases the likelihood of acquiring...
Ask the Experts

Vintage Champagne Drinking

Dear Doc,I have been offered money to appear in a movie where I will be subjected to 30 women (mainly black but also white and asian) peeing on my face and mouth. You have written that there are no risks for std or hiv if no blood is present but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...We can diagnose various STDs using urine samples, but that doesn't mean the infectious active germ is in the urine.As for 30 women peeing on your face and mouth, well that's not exactly my image of vintage champagne drinking; more like a warm... Read more »

VAGINAL THRUSH

What is vaginal thrush? the causes, and is it related to HIV and AIDS?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...("Candida") of the vagina that commonly occurs in women. Symptoms may include burning or itching and a thick, white discharge. Any woman who experiences vaginal discharge should seek medical evaluation and treatment. While certain factors... Read more »

A comment on : Are people exaggerating?

I was shocked to see someone "college educated", being so uneducated about facts. "White middle class women like me do not get HIV", she cannot be serious.She read on this site for 3 months, and thats what she "learned", lady did you not come across...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thank you for not only being a "white middle class college educated female" willing to speak her mind and dispel myths about HIV, but also for being HIV knowledgeable, aware and realistic. Bravo!Stay well. (I'm sure you will.)Dr. Bob Read more »

WOMEN OF COLOR

I HAVE A SMALL QUESTION MY HUSBAND HAS HIV WITH DEFINING AIDS HE IS A BLACK MALE AND I AM A WHITE FEMALE MY QUESTION I,VE READ WHERE WOMEN OF COLOR ARE MORE PRONE TO HIV THEN WHITE WOMEN WHY IS THAT ARE WE GENETICALLY THE SAME. BY THE WAY I HAVE...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...In some areas, HIV is more prevalent in people of color than in Caucasians. This is probably due to exposure rather than a big difference in the Read more »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

The Hidden Epidemic: White Women and HIV

...races equally represented instead of this patchwork of racial representation coming out one by one? My friend Kellie is a white woman with three children and educated as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She was diagnosed with HIV in October 2000.... Read more »
Body Positive

White Women and HIV

...Respond to Life-threatening Diseases, in Oakland, California. Headed by Executive Director Rebecca Denison, herself a white woman living with HIV, WORLD serves a diverse community of HIV-positive women. Then two Los Angeles-based organizations,... Read more »
Positive Women's Network USA

White House Says Women Are a Priority in the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy

...Washington, D.C. -- This past Tuesday the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) held an historic meeting focused on women and HIV. Their goal was to bring together experts in the field to advise in "making women a priority population... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

Women With HIV Deserve Abortion Coverage: Tell the White House!

...people covered by the new Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plans , except in cases of rape or incest, or where the life of the woman would be endangered. This violation of women's sexual and reproductive health rights is neither mandated by the... Read more »
Connect With Others

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...with men, the CDC said. While male-to-male sexual contact was the leading cause of HIV infections, heterosexual sex mostly women having sex with men who are injection drug users accounted for 28 percent of HIV-infected people. Injection drug... Read more »

Blacks and Hiv

Posted by paula5122, 1 Reply
...How do black hiv american recieve support? Are you connected with other black hiv people in your community? How can I find support in the black Read more »

Question for African American Women

Posted by sadiesmom, 2 Replies
...Do you feel you have good support from your church? My daughter is living with HIV and although the members of my congregation have been supportive, I have not been satisfied with the spiritual leaders. I just Read more »

You won't believe this crap

Posted by Marie2, 9 Replies
...I got told at my local health dept. on Tuesday that white women don't get HIV!!!!! What the hell kind of shit is that? She looked me in my face and told me that it's almost always gay males Read more »