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Whose At High Risk For AIDS

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Ask the Experts

high risk sex: am i hiv positive i have not been tested?

hi there, i have been very sexually active over the years since i was 17 and i am showing up signs that are associated with aids and the virius that infects the body.i have been with 16 to 20 people plus i have experienced beastiality thruought the...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...The indicators of HIV/AIDS are too numerous to recount here. However, you have had high-risk sexual activity over a long period of time and you (and your fiancee) should get tested ASAP. Don't put it off-- go tomorrow. Read more »

prostitutes/high risk group/hiv

dear Dr.Franscino,recently,i did the dumbest thing in my whole life.i had unprotected sex with... Read more »

worried about high risk for HIV

yes i am a current worry well. I've written in several times (and even donated - hoping that it... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mexico: Street Children at High Risk of AIDS

...street children, as well as the frequent practice of exchanging sex for food, drugs or protection, they are a group at high risk of contracting the disease," said Martin Perez, head of Caracol. Since 1997, the NGO has been offering safe sex... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sexual Violence Aimed at Girls, Women in Swaziland Linked to High HIV/AIDS Risk, Other Health Issues, Report Says

...between ages 15 and 24 are HIV-positive, noting that sexual violence could be a common HIV transmission mode among women in high-burden countries such as Swaziland. Sexual violence was defined as forced sex, coerced sex and forced touching. Five... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India Must Enhance HIV/AIDS Programs in Two Densely Populated States, Among High-Risk Groups, Country's AIDS Director Says

... India needs to scale up its HIV/AIDS programs in the two densely populated states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar and among high-risk groups such as commercial sex workers and injection drug users, S.Y. Quraishi, director of the country's National... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pakistan's National AIDS Control Program to Develop Media Project Aimed at Raising HIV/AIDS Among Youth, High-Risk Groups

...National AIDS Control Programme to focus a new project aimed at raising HIV/AIDS awareness through the media on young people and high-risk groups in the country, Pakistan's Daily Times reports. Lashari discussed the project -- titled... Read more »
Connect With Others

very high risk, boyfriend hiv+, am in a panic

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...terms with the fact he did not tell me, or insit on protecting me, i do understand he tried, and he thinks he didn't put me at risk because of the nil viral load and the no ejacultaion, but i feel like he threatened to kill me and can't trust... Read more »

High risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I know that unprotected sex is a "high risk" activity for getting AIDS. But what is exactly meant by "high risk?" Is it over 50% chance? 75%? I have been having unprotected Read more »

The CDC is confusing me...

Posted by itsthatgirl, 3 Replies
...theoretical risk but has it ever happened like that? I am unaware of his HIV status and although I don't think he is a part of any high risk group who knows??? Should I be very worried? Should I be tested? Well any feedback is more than welcome... Read more »

DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS WORKS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the HIV virus. However the effectiveness has not been shown to be 100%, so we still advise caution. One way to look at the risk of contracting aids is through statistics. In most low risk groups in the US, the prevalance of HIV infected people... Read more »