Why do gay men get AIDS more often?

Why do gay men get AIDS more often?

Consistent and inconsistent use of HIV risk reduction strategies by Australian gay...

Previous questionCan a doctor write a prescription for himself? And are there any restrictions on all medications?
Next questionWhat are the criteria for choosing a dentist?

answers (4)

Answer 1
January, 2021

Sperm and T-helpers have the same CD4 receptors, when sperm gets into microcracks in the rectum, the immune system attacks the sperm, as well as T-helpers, because they have the same receptors. It turns out AIDS, which has nothing to do with HIV. at least they told us so in honey

Answer 2
January, 2021

Regardless of gender, the risk of HIV infection is higher with anal sex without a condom than with other types of sex.

The Russian Wikipedia provides the following information on the risk of infection:

Risk of HIV transmission (per 10,000 unprotected sex)

oral vaginal anal

Introductory partner 0.5 5 6.5

Receiving partner 1 10 50

Oral contact in the article means fellatio (blowjob), according to some data, with cunnilingus the probability infection is less and even less when the genitals are stimulated by the partner's hand. Gay and heterosexual men who practice unprotected anal sex are more likely to become infected, all other things being equal, than vaginal and oral sex. Not all gay men practice anal sex, but they do it more often than heterosexuals. With lesbian contacts, the risk of infection is significantly less than with heterosexual ones.

Nevertheless, the most common route of infection in the world is heterosexual.

http://www.takzdorovo-to.ru / actual / risk-zarazheniya-vich-infektsiey /

All registered cases of HIV infection in the world are distributed by routes of infection as follows:

- sexual intercourse - 70-80%;

- injection drugs - 5-10%;

- occupational infection of health workers - less than 0.01%;

- contaminated blood transfusion - 3-5%;

- from a pregnant or nursing mother to a child - 5-10%.

According to some data, about 15 are associated with homosexual contacts between men % of all HIV infections in the world. The homosexual route predominates over the heterosexual route in a minority of countries, including the United States and some European countries. There is a downward trend in the proportion of homosexual contacts with sexual transmission, including due to the fact that gay men have begun to use condoms more often.

In Russia, the homosexual route of infection, according to official data, makes up a negligible share in comparison with heterosexual and when injecting drug use.

https://life.ru/t/%D0%BD%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%BE%D1%81%D1%82%D0% B8 / 1065798 / vich_prievratilsia_v_boliezn_ghietierosieksualov

According to the data provided at this link, about half of new HIV cases in Russia in 2017 are associated with heterosexual contacts.

Another 46.1% were infected while using drugs, and 2.3% - during homosexual relationships. Less than 1.5% of those infected are children born to mothers with the immunodeficiency virus.

Answer 3
January, 2021

In Russia, there are no statistics on LGBT, MSM and other sexually oriented minorities - neither in general nor in the context of certain social characteristics. The maximum there is on this topic is http://ecom.ngo/library/ibbs_russia_2017/. There are some fragments that study the root causes of HIV infection in the three most vulnerable groups - MSM, IDUs, CSWs, or in more detail - men who have sex with men, injecting drug users, commercial sex workers, but no root cause results on MSM there is not contained, so it is rather difficult to say what percentage of MSM is infected due to drug use, and what percentage is due to homosexual contact. One way or another, all three groups are quite stigmatized in Russia. It is also worth paying attention to the territorial aspect - even in this study, a greater or lesser extent of HIV absence among IDUs in the category "have used less than 5 years" in comparison with "5 years", and the indicators of St. Petersburg and Eburg dependent region of the country, see "Reference HIV infection in the Russian Federation in 2017". Perhaps, by analogy with such differences, there is also a difference in the behavior of MSM in different cities of the country - the use of a condom, the use of therapy, based on funds allocated by a constituent entity of the Federation and subsidies from the federal budget. Funding is an important issue in light of the same stigmatization, and there is hardly a significant proportion of MSM, let alone IDUs, who are able to independently finance HIV therapy.

But what is clearly certain is the high prevalence of HIV among IDUs in general, compared to MSM

Answer 4
January, 2021

Nobody gets AIDS. AIDS is an acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. People get infected with the HIV virus. Yes, and gays are still inferior to the palm in infection to drug users, and in Africa, in general, most cases of infection occur in heterosexual intercourse. Moreover, now there is PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis of HIV) Truvada, which significantly reduces the number of new infections.

Related question

Why are women freezing more often than men?

Read more

Why do pedigree pets get sick more often?

Read more

Why are there more and more feminine men lately? Not gays, but just those who do not behave like a man, infantile?

Read more

Gay Men and HPV

Why do men often have crooked legs?

Read more

Afraid of getting AIDS: what to do?

Read more

Who gets colds more often?

Read more

Are transsexuals homosexuals? Or why do some trans women date women, and trans men date men? For example, is Andrey Petrov trans or gay?

Read more

Do men often fake orgasms?

Read more

#AskTheHIVDoc: How Would I Know If I Have HIV? (1:00)

Why do women have more priests than men?

Read more

Why do teenagers get sick often?

Read more

What do gay men think of girls, do they feel the competition?

Read more

How often do men think about sex?

Read more

How do straight girls feel about lesbians, compared to how normal men feel about gays?

Read more

What do gay men need for effective HIV prevention?

Why do men suffer less when someone from the environment dies, and women more? And why can't men support?

Read more

Why are mental disorders common among gay men and all LGBT people?

Read more

At what age do people get AIDS?

Read more

Why do women look worse in the morning than men? (more swollen).

Read more

Why, according to statistics, the life expectancy of gay men is on average less than that of heterosexuals?

Read more

#AskTheHIVDoc: Why Are Gay Men at Greater Risk for HIV? (1:16)

More than once I noticed that girls' eyebrows are more rare than men. Why is that?

Read more

Do vampires often get HIV?

Read more