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Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

Table of Contents Introduction Older Women: An Overlooked Group What to Do? Older Women Living With HIV Introduction In the US, HIV began mostly as a disease of young men. Today, however, theepidemic affects both women and men of all ages, including older women (age 50and over). While 50 may not seem "old," it is often the age currently used byorganizations that keep track of health-related statistics (e.g., the US Centersfor...
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HIV Risk Post Mortem (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER)

I am an embalmer at a local funeral home and yesterday I was exposed to the blood of a person who is HIV positive. The person had spent approximately 2 days at the Medical Examiner's and was refrigerated to a temperature of roughly 35F-40F. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact skin. Plus, the guy had been on ice for two days!See below for other cadaver questions. (By the way, Six Feet Under was one of my all-time favorite television... Read more »

urine is low risk or no risk for HIV?

Please doctor. Help me, I'm very worried. I already read a lot so that urine does not offer HIV risk. But what happens exactly 15 days I drank the urine of a woman (about 300ml) I had a mild common cold, no fever, runny nose with that lasted...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
HIV is not found in urine. Urine that has infected blood in it could potentially be infectious. There are no data that I am aware of regarding the risk with drinking a large volume of urine (as in urotherapy) that contains small amounts of blood. DW... Read more »

Risk for UAI Top (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

So I have a quick question: basically I ended up having sex with a man in his apartment. We went to his place and began to fool around. After mutual oral sex (without ejaculation), I placed my penis into his anus for about 6 seconds (both of which...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,My most important comment would be that unprotected anal sex is risky business, even for a top who doesn't thrust! That your exposure was brief decreases your risk somewhat. HIV testing is definitely warranted. See below.Dr. BobRe: risk... Read more »

HIV risk and testing "low risk activities with hiv+ person"

I am writing because I am in a relationship with an HIV + male. We dated for 2 months before he told me about his condition and during that period of time we practiced low risk sexual activities (oral sex). I now tested with a third generation elisa...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There are many ways for "magnetic couples" to be happy, healthy, and sexually active together. However, all of this takes open and honest communication between partners.In terms of testing, a test at 6 weeks will... Read more »
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Receptive anal intercourse that consisted of a couple of entries in and out and without ejacuation? Read more »