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Wives Of Gay Men Who Contracted Hiv

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...both the consumer and provider communities need to be educated. It is critical that MSM talk to their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their sexual orientation often do not know enough about anal cancer to request a screening. The gay...
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How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...critical proportions? Dubya's "abstinence only" sex education policy strikes again! Rather than reiterate what I've said so many times before, I'll just repost a few questions from the archives. Dr. Bob Question (HIV FROM TWO HIV NEGATIVES) Jan... Read more »

human saliva. contracting hiv

hi doc. i was at a club lastnight i was tlking to a friends that has been tested positive for hiv aids could i contract aids if say she was talkind and spit alittle in my eye???? this may be a stupid question but in illiterate to the whole thing
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...No, talking to someone in a club will not transmit HIV. Read more »

How can someone contract HIV? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

How can someone contract HIV? I mean if you have sex with multiple HIV negative people, can you contract it? I dont understand. Can someone get it by having unprotected sex with multiple HIV negative people? I dont understand.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...critical proportions? Dubya's "abstinence only" sex education policy strikes again! Rather than reiterate what I've said so many times before, I'll just repost a few questions from the archives. Dr. Bob Question (HIV FROM TWO HIV NEGATIVES) Jan... Read more »

Odds of contracting HIV through protected sex

What are the odds of contracting HIV through protected vaginal sex with a person known to have the virus? How do those odds change with protected anal sex? I have not been able to find a straight answer on this, and there are many different...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...assuming that "protected" means the latex condom was used properly and did not fail. This answer is not only straight, it's also gay, bisexual, transgendered and curious-questioning and it covers all closeted Republican sex fetishes as well. Dr.... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Women Sexually Involved With Former Inmates Face HIV-Prevention Challenges

... Fourteen years ago, 25-year-old Precious Jackson did something that many young women her age do: She fell in love. Her boyfriend at the time had a lengthy rap sheet and was in and out of prison, but Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

For Young Gays, Meth Use Comes With a High Risk of Contracting HIV

...methamphetamine users, who have a higher risk of HIV infection, according to local studies. In King County, about 10 percent of men who have sex with men have used crystal meth in a given year, Public Health-Seattle & King County reports, and... Read more »
The Body

When Will the Media's Obsession With the "Down Low" Die?

...with blaming HIV/AIDS on down-low black men is dangerous . In "The Down-Low Delusion," I wrote: [The threat of the down-low man] has infiltrated our newsrooms and our common sense. And while it may be difficult for folks to wrap their heads... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hispanic, Black Men More Likely to Contract HIV From Drug Use, Related Risky Behavior, According to Findings Presented at Conference

... Hispanic and black men are more likely than others to become HIV-positive through injection drug use and other risky behaviors related to any type of Read more »
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Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...total, according to national and county health statistics, but their number has been increasing. At particular risk are women and men in immigrant and minority communities, where many men who have had sex with other men do not consider... Read more »

Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

HIV contraction possible in this scenario?

Posted by Melissa_Rowan, 1 Reply
...wiped my nose with my shirt , my nose in which was sore and raw from a cold. Theoretically if the blood on my shirt was from an HIV+ person and I did wipe my sore and raw nose, is transmission possible? (I didn't have a bloody nose or anything) ... Read more »

Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hepatitis B (passed down from my mother). I took my 6-week test last week, and am waiting for the results. Can I get your comments on the likelihood of contracting HIV if this girl was infact, positive? Thank you. Read more »