High Risk And Low Risk Hiv

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worried about high risk for HIV

yes i am a current worry well. I've written in several times (and even donated - hoping that it not only helps others but provides me with a bit of good karma). I had sex (vaginal)for the first time over a week ago. Didn't use protection. Right...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,"Is the risk for HIV enhanced when you're having sex for the first time?" No, the risk is exactly the same each time. For unprotected insertive Read more »

high risk for hiv?

I am a 34 year old female who has had 4 sexual partners (since age 21). This includes my fiancee... Read more »

Living with HIV & a CAT is high risk: Real or Rumor?

I was told that a cat was highly infectious and can be a threat to my health. Do I have to get rid... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Clients of Brothel Prostitutes as a Bridge for HIV Infection Between High-Risk and Low-Risk Groups of Women in Senegal

...in the population. "Clients of brothels' prostitutes have a significant potential for spreading HIV beyond the initial high-risk behavior groups in Senegal," the authors concluded. "Efforts should be provided to target specific groups at higher... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Prevalence, Risk Behaviors, and High-Risk Sexual and Injection Networks Among Young Women Injectors Who Have Sex With Women

...Compared to other women IDUs, WSW IDUs have higher HIV prevalence and incidence rates and a greater likelihood of engaging in high-risk injection and sexual practices with men. Previous studies have suggested that WSW IDUs may be especially... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use Before Sex and HIV Risk: Situational Characteristics of Protected and Unprotected Encounters Among High-Risk African Women

...from December 2002 to December 2005 as part of enrollment in a prospective cohort study aimed at identifying HIV seroconversion risk factors among female bar and hotel workers in Northern Tanzania. In all, 608 (37.3 percent) of the women who... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Telephone vs. Face-to-Face Notification of HIV Results in High-Risk Youth

...high-risk behaviors. A high number of youth reported high-risk behaviors but self-identified themselves as having no risk, unsure of risk, or low risk. 85% of the MSM self-identified as low risk, along with 54% of injection drug users, 67% of... Read more »
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