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Women To Men Transmission Of Hiv

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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...
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Is anal sex ok with a woman that has HIV/AIDS

I am interested in a woman who has HIV/AIDS. She wants to have anal sex not vaginal sex and that is fine with me. Her disease is not active or full blown. Is it all right to have anal sex with her if we take it slow and easy and use lots of K-Y...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...clarify a few points for you:1.There is no such thing as an HIV infection that is "not active."2.We don't use the term "full blown AIDS," because there is no such thing as "partially blown AIDS."3.Unprotected anal sex is the riskiest of all... 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
...times before they blow their brains out. Others do it with a single click of the trigger. As it turns out, not every exposure to HIV results in HIV transmission. (Thankfully!) In fact many exposures do not result in transmission. However, it can... Read more »

Studies on women & HIV transmission

Thank you Dr. Aberg for your help regarding keeping safe if engaging in sex with other women. My follow up question is concerned with whether or not there are any current studies being done or have they recently completed any research regarding...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...first question, I cannot tell you how amazed I am that there is very little information regarding women to women transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. For almost every study, people are characterized by gender, age and... Read more »

Are women more easily infected by HIV than men

Is it easier for a women to get infected sleeping with an infected male than what it is if a male sleeps with an infected female.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yes it is. And if you think it through, you'll probably understand why. It's simple biology. If an HIV-positive man spunks without protection into a woman's love canal, he deposits a considerable amount of baby batter right into Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women Who Have Sex With Women

...themselves as WSW or lesbian may be at risk for HIV infection through unprotected sex with men. Reference CDC. HIV and AIDS: Are You at Risk? Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Who Have Sex With Men and Women: A Unique Risk Group for HIV Transmission on North Carolina College Campuses

... "To better understand the role that men who have sex with men and women (MSM/W) play in the spread of HIV in young adults in North Carolina, we determined the prevalence of MSM/W among newly diagnosed HIV-infected men, compared social Read more »
The Body

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: HIV in Women and Men: What's the Difference?

...minister who stands up, publicly and boldly, feeling beautiful and elegant, saying, 'I'm not just HIV positive, but I'm living with AIDS. And this is what AIDS looks like.'" -- Bishop Joyce Turner Keller, Ph.D., diagnosed in 2001 Biology ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women's HIV/AIDS Conference Delegates Develop Action Plan to Foster Women's, Girls' Leadership in Fight Against Disease

...Nairobi, Kenya, released a 10-point action plan that aims to foster leadership roles of women and girls in the fight against HIV/AIDS, the Nation/AllAfrica.com reports (Wafula, Nation/AllAfrica.com, 7/9). The conference, organized by the World... Read more »
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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 »

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

Posted by asya
...others be more aware. http://www.savvymiss.com/ambitious-women/ambitious-women-archive/article/im-23-and-living-with-hiv-one-womans-story-2868.html Read more »

hiv from fingering a woman?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...next day the "scratch" is now scabbing over. since it wasnt scabbed over while i was fingering her would it be possible for hiv to enter through the scratch? or is it only possible for deep wounds on fingers? Read more »

Woman HIV+ and dating...

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I was dating a guy for 2 years. He knew about my HIV statis and seemed ok with it. He was very loving and understanding. We practiced safe sex, talked about medicine everything. Read more »