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Women Transmitting Hiv To Men

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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 »

WHAT!

I am writing about the recent post that was sent to this forum. It was about how women can transmit the Hiv virus to men. I agree with most of you response but the part where you say that the majority of men worldwide contracted the virus from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...absolutely stand by my statement that the vast majority of men worldwide contracted the virus via unprotected heterosexual sex with HIV-positive women. Where else are you assuming they acquired it? My statement in no way causes a "stigma on... 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
...display in expressing your political views and would like to add one point. Bush threatened [did he actually do it?] to withhold AIDS education funding in the SF Bay area for such education including sexual topics. I believe this is not a... Read more »

woman to man in developed countries?

"The virus can be spread from man-to-woman, woman-to-man, man-to-man, or woman-to-woman." Bob, please. First of all, the one recorded case of woman to woman transmission probably involved lying on the woman's part, or it involved so much menstral...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ridiculous fiction you like, but that does not change scientific fact. Worldwide there have been 65 million people infected with HIV since the start of the global epidemic. Presently, there are 44 million of us living with the virus. There were 5... Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women Who Have Sex With Women

... To date, there are no confirmed cases of female-to-female sexual transmission of HIV in the United States database (K. McDavid, CDC, oral communication, March 2005). However, case reports of female-to-female transmission Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
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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
...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 »