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White Women With Hiv

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
AIDS Survival Project

The Hidden Epidemic: White Women and HIV

"People see me -- I'm blonde, I live at the beach, I'm the girl next door -- and when we go into schools, you should see their faces change when I tell them I'm HIV positive. That's why my AIDS education work is so important -- they'll remember me... Read more »
Body Positive

White Women and HIV

It was my third day of calling HIV service organizations to talk about white women and AIDS, and things were rapidly going downhill. Finally, after several days of calling various AIDS organizations across the country, I was referred to WORLD, Women... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

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 in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

is hpv commen in women without hiv

dear doc,hi, i had alow risk exposure,by which i mean the guy did not penetrate me totaly and did not come in me,i was tested 4 months after and was neg,so was the guy,a month down the line i was dignosed with hpv related mild cervical dysplasiand...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
Slow down and take a deep breath.HPV is not the same as HIV. HPV is human papilloma virus and is associated with genital warts and cervical cancer. Not everyone who gets HPV gets cervical cancer but it does increase your risk. It is critical that... Read more »

White Male Heterosexual Sex Risks

I know this is not in your area but I like you better than the other advisors on this website.What are the stats for White Heterosexual men getting HIV from females through vaginal sex? Is it a high risk? And...why do women have the propensity to...
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
Thanks for the vote of confidence. The exact stats are hard to come by. The epidemiological data is hard to tease out because: there are so many more men than women that are infected; bisexual men are having sex with men and women; what sexual acts... Read more »

White Count/Testosterone

Dear Docs,Thanks for taking my questions. Im HIV+ , W/M, 44 y/o and have been on Epzicom and Sustiva since May 2007. Doing very well on the drugs, no side effects that I notice and my 2/11/08 blood test show undet, cd4 589, and cd4% 40. However...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Sustiva + Epizom generally has little negative effect on white blood cell counts particularly after many years of safe use. Vitamin deficiencies or bone marrow problems need to be at least considered. Experts argue and solid data is limited... Read more »

From "Scared Dad" - oral white streaks - Thank you!!

Doctor Frascino,I thank you for your timely answers. I agree with you that I probably do need to seek some sort of counseling for the HIV fears that I've been having. I guess it just scared me when these weird symptoms starting occuring in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Dad, You are welcome! But are you back again so soon with yet another question?!?I do not recommend antibody tests or p24 antigen tests prior to the three-month mark. That yours was negative as predicted is encouraging, but not... Read more »
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White Tongue & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had unprotected oral sex with a woman whose hiv status I am unsure of. It was at the tail end of her period but saw no blood anywhere. We did have intercourse as well but we usd a condom. The following morning I notice a white coating on my... Read more »

HIV + Women in Rural Areas

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am the new Director of a small ASO in a rural area. I have worked at a larger ASO in an urban area, and was wondering what needs and concerns women in rural areas have that may be different from women in the city. I am planning a needs... Read more »

dry metallic tasting white tongue? thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
recently i developed slightly white yellowish thin coating to my tongue. i've been a pretty regular smoker for ten years, and quit cold turkey when i saw this. i can brush my tongue to the point where it is ALMOST gone, but not entirely. then... Read more »

West Coast guy looking to meet women

Posted by Anonymous
I`m a 41 yr old HIV positive white male, average build to muscular, brown eyes & hair, 6ft 190-205lbs. Thin on top, not bad looking.I work as a painting & light remodelling contractor. Also have some other small business interests.

I truly... Read more »