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Women Contracting Hiv From A Man

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
Ask the Experts

My husband got HIV from an infected Man or Woman?

I am starting to wonder whether or not my husband is telling me the truth about his activity with prostitutes call girls or would it be more possible that he contracted HIV from receiving anal sex from another man or possible oral sex with either...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Sorry to hear about your husband's recent infection. I have no way to determine over the Internet if he slept with men, women or both. Does it really matter now?As for trying to determine if your hubby is straight as a lawn dart or gay as the... Read more »

Unprotected sex with women i don't know.

Hiv can be contracted if i had unprotected sex with women i don't know?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Yep! Women you know, don't know, want to know, wish you didn't know, whatever. Unprotected sex of any type of woman or man places you at risk for sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV. I'd strongly suggest you spend some time perusing Read more »

statitics on man contracting from women versus man.

My fiance has recently tested positive for HIV. I've had 2 tests done a blood & swab both coming back negative. I'm scared to even have protected sex with him & not sure if I can even handle the relationship anymore. I've suspected him possibly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...down. First of all, you are "not sure (you) can handle the relationship anymore." And second, you suspect he may have contracted HIV from another man. The two of you definitely have some issues to resolve before considering a walk down the... Read more »

women and HIV

I had previously asked you to explain how a woman can infect a man. Part of your answer was that "it's far from low risk! Infact the vast majority of men with HIV worldwide contracted it from HIV infected women!"well, I work with HIV+ women, not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ward at the hospital or at an AIDS hospice. It may change their minds about the inconvenience of using condoms.Dr. Bobhow can a woman infect a manApr 18, 2008 I know that it's a low risk for an HIV+ woman to pass the virus to an HIV- heterosexual... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Can Contract HIV Through Healthy Vaginal Tissue, Study Says

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Married Women in India Who Experience Physical, Sexual Abuse by Husbands More Likely to Contract HIV, Study Finds

...said, adding that extramarital relationships on the part of their husbands help explain why many women who experience abuse are contracting the virus. "A woman who is abused by her husband is truly placed in a situation of 'double jeopardy'... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR's "Morning Edition" Examines Neighborhood Support Provided to Rwandan Women Who Contracted HIV Through Rape

...reports (Baron, "Morning Edition," NPR, 3/14). During the genocide, Hutu militia raped Tutsi women in a deliberate plan to use HIV/AIDS as a weapon. Many of the women remain hesitant to seek HIV testing and treatment ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

KCET's "Life and Times" Examines How Black, Latino Women in Los Angeles County Are Contracting HIV From Former Prison Inmates

...from partners who have been released from prison. Women traditionally have not been seen as part of a group at high risk of contracting HIV, Felix Capro, associate medical director for HIV services at AltaMed Health Services , said. HIV/AIDS... Read more »
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Interesting news story on man with HIV?

Posted by RPH
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV Read more »

Interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV Read more »

Interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV Read more »

Interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV Read more »