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Women and HIV

How Serious Is HIV for Women? What Do Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Women? Only 7% of AIDS cases reported in 1985 in the U.S. were women and girls. That percentage grew to 27% in 2007. About 80% of women are infected through sex with an HIV-infected man (often an injection drug user), and many through injection drug use (see Fact Sheet 154 on drug use and HIV)....
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HIV- women & HIV + guy

I meet this guy and we have been dating for about 7/8 weeks. We haven't kissed or had sex. I like the guy, but he just told me that he is HIV+, for about 18 months, from a previous relationship with another women. I still like him, at this point...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You've been dating for eight weeks and haven't even kissed yet??? Hmm . . . are you sure your new Mr. Right isn't gay? OK, let's assume he's straight as a lawn dart and positively charged. There is absolutely no risk of HIV transmission from... Read more »

women and hiv

Dear doctors,I don't know if this is the right place to post this. But here's a beautiful short documentary of a magnetic Dutch couple who decided to have kids. The subtitles are in English.http://www.hivnet.org/Kunst/lifeboat/dream/Dream WM9 384K...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for sharing this, DG.BY Read more »

women & hiv+

i tested for hiv+ in 2005 i was 3 monuts pregnancy when i was 8 monuts i tested my cd4 was865 & my husband tested - i do fell sick & my baby she is 6 monuts she going to test when is 18 monuts. she look very healthy and happy me to. but i worried
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Well it is good news that the baby is negative so far. It is good to hear that your CD4 count is 865-that is generally consistent with good health for the time being from the HIV standpoint. I hope you are being seen by a good HIV provider who has... Read more »

Enrolling women for HIV vaccine trials

I understand the importance of having an HIV vaccine and more so, a cure. However, is it right to carry out trials in developing countries where there is less monitoring and less consequences? The urguement is that the researchers need participants...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Hormonal Contraception for HIV Positive Women

Table of Contents Introduction The Range of Hormonal Contraceptives Contraceptive Use by Women With HIV Keeping HIV Positive Women Safe Preventing Disease Transmission Making Sure the Drugs Work Questions Remain Weighing... Read more »
The Body

Women and HIV in the U.S.: A Focus on A&PI Women

...are written by people who are living with HIV, have been affected by HIV, or work in the field. Sonia Rastogi Women and HIV. Let us first start there. While men who have sex with men (MSM) are still disproportionately affected,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Symptoms and Quality of Life in Women

Symptoms and Quality of Life What Symptoms Do Women Experience? A Systems Approach Self-Assessment and Self-Care Symptom Screening and Management Summary Selected Sources Symptoms occur across the trajectory of HIV disease... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...frequent mode of transmission. Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Until recent years, little research had been done on women and HIV. Whilemany questions remain unanswered, available information shows that HIV affectsmen and women... Read more »
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May 1 Event for Heterosexual Men & Women with HIV

Posted by keithmk1
Spring Party for Straight Men & Women Living with HIV Saturday, May 1, 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM Vudu Lounge, 1487 1st Ave., Manhattan (77th & 78th Sts.) Dance floor, DJ, cash bar, light meal We'll have the place to ourselves. Cost: $10 at door... Read more »

Women and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Great Snippett from Regan Hoffman! http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/AIDS/story?id=2040438&page=1 Read more »

Poz.com on Women with HIV

Posted by Anonymous
There is more to read at Poz.com but here is a sample::::::: Girls' Night Out As a woman with HIV in the 90s, I was a fringe statistic. Now, finally, the scientists and docs are catching up by Regan Hofmann In the mid-90s, when I first had... Read more »

single man looking to meet single women HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hello ladies: i am single male living in chicago. i want to meet single women. i prefer meeting women of color. i would love to chat to know first. i am interested in long term relationship LETS CHAT TALK ON PHONE. chris cjlc7268@rcnchicago.com... Read more »