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Women Hiv Awareness

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The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

... Table of Contents Older Women: An Overlooked Group Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention Getting Tested for HIV HIV began mostly as a disease of young men, but today the epidemic impactspeople of all ages, including older people (age 50 and over). While most newHIV infections are still in younger people, people 50 and older are also
Ask the Experts

YEAST INFECTION: MYTH OR FACT?

I am a female who, after stupidly having unprotected hetero sex 2 years ago, has had 5 negative HIV tests (out to 15 months) without further exposure. Two of the tests I did at home using the Home Access Test, and 3 were rapid tests done at an...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that the vast majority of vaginal yeast infections, even recurrent and/or chronic ones, have absolutely nothing to do with HIV/AIDS! So if a woman needs to pop a box of Monistat for a vaginal yeast infection and she had absolutely no HIV risk... Read more »

Worse menstrual cramps for women

Since I was diagnosed as HIV positive I've had the worst menstrual cramps. Is there any evidence of this in clinical trials, etc.? Any specific treatments?ThanksKJ
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...I am not aware that HIV-1 infection is associated with worsening of menstrual cramps; you should consult your gynecologist and HIV specialist.John L. Read more »

HIV from handjob?

Hi Doctor Frascino!I am new to the forum, but have been reading your hilarious and uplifting responses for some time. I really think its great work you and ryan do here. I have two questions for you. I looked at your foundation's website and am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The mission of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation is to provide crucial services to men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS and to raise awareness of the HIV/AIDS Read more »

Sportsmen and HIV/AIDS

Please,how many sportsmen/women have been infected with HIV/AIDS around the world?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I am not aware this has ever been quantified. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Connecticut: State Recognizes March 10th as National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

... In recognition of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on March 10, the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) is sponsoring free HIV testing at agencies throughout Read more »
The Body

Redoubling Our Efforts on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

...Women and Girls), Janet Cleveland (CDC) and Amna Osma (Michigan Department of Community Health) participate in a briefing on HIV/AIDS and women. Today, we commemorate the 5th annual National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Yesterday,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kansas: March 10th Is National Women, Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

... Ahead of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on March 10, a top state health official is calling attention to the rising number of cases in females and the Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

GMHC Leads Call to Action on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day During Women's History Month

...events during the month of March (Women's History Month), in response to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report that the HIV/AIDS epidemic is increasingly affecting women. Included in the events is the third installation of the... Read more »
Connect With Others

coping til neg. boyfriend needs other women

Posted by inadaze, 2 Replies
...were staying away ffrom sex for now until we can deal better with the whole concept. We were always condom users but without HIV looming over us there was no problem. We had a great relationship that was never very sexual to begin with but... Read more »

I'm 23 and Living with HIV: One Woman's Story

Posted by asya
...I just read an article on SavvyMiss.com about a 23-year-old woman living with HIV and her struggle with the disease. I can't believe she has to go through this at such a young age, but she is making a huge difference Read more »

Living with HIV as a Young Woman

Posted by asya
...I just read an article on SavvyMiss.com about a 23-year-old woman living with HIV and her struggle with the disease. I can't believe she has to go through this at such a young age, but she is making a huge difference Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies Read more »