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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that screening tests...
Ask the Experts

is it true gay "tops" are less likely

I had unprotected sex while under the influence with someone I did not know was HIV positive. I am going to get tested still, but is there a better chance I did not contract it since I "topped". I fear that the dumb mistake I made while...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The "bottom" (receptive) partner is always at greater statistical risk of acquiring HIV than the "top" (insertive) partner. This holds true for all types of penetrative sex -- oral, anal or vaginal; and also for all sexual... Read more »

Gay Poz and Gay Neg - want children. possible?

Dear Doctors,We recently found out that my partner of almost two years is positive...and after one month of treatment, he went from 8,000,000 viral load to 40. Yup, 40. The biggest depression for him is that he might not be able to have blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sperm washing combined with artificial insemination has been shown to be a very effective means for HIV-positive men to conceive while minimizing the risk to their partner and child. (See below.) I would advise you work closely with your HIV... Read more »

Aids from gay sex

If a male ejaculates into another males butt, but neither already have aids , can they get it....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Dubya's abstinence-only sex education program strikes again!!! For the answer to your question, see below.Dr. BobQuestion (HIV FROM TWO HIV NEGATIVES)Jan 20, 2007 I was just wondering. Can AIDS come out of no where? Like, if two people... Read more »

Red Pimple-like Rashes on Body

My friend who was recently diagnosed HIV+ was also found to have syphilis. His CD4 and viral load status are healthy so he is not on any medication now. However, he went on a penicillin treatment to cure his syphilis. After the penicillin treatment...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The interaction between HIV and syphilis is complex. (See below.)What you are describing may be a Jarish-Herxheimer reaction. This can occur when secondary syphilis is treated with penicillin and appears to be more common in HIV-positives than... Read more »
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Looking for HIV/AIDS Gay Men as Cool Friends

Posted by Bravew, 3 Replies
my name is Bravewolf I'm an Hiv neg Gay white Male living
in Huntsville,Alabama. but I'm very Hiv/Aids Friendly &
Just looking for other Gay males who are living with HIV or
AIDS for Friendship & maybe possibly more mostly friends
I'm 5,5,... Read more »

Poz Gay, Hiv Positive Gay Men Find gay with hiv at PozGays.com

Posted by Chloe1023
Over 20% gay and bisexual men are living with hiv positive in the U.S. alone. Are you one of them? If you are HIV Gay or Gay men with herpes it can make you feel like you are all alone in the world. Do you wish there was a place where you didn't... Read more »

What's it gonna be like???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello everybody. I'm writing from Europe, Italy. I'm 28 and I was diagnosed with HIV just two weeks ago; I didn't expect it because I've had no symptoms so far. It was like a fist in my chest, my mind was reeling as I felt like falling from the 7th... Read more »

What's it gonna be like?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello everybody. I'm writing from Europe, Italy. I'm 28 and I was diagnosed with HIV just two weeks ago; I didn't expect it because I've had no symptoms so far. It was like a fist in my chest, my mind was reeling as I felt like falling from the 7th... Read more »