getting hiv from being a top
Mar 29, 2005
i'm an hiv negative gay man who is having sex with a guy who is hiv positve. i'm circumcised and only top. the sex partner is on meds with a nondetectable VL. in spite of the risk of contracting the virus, i want to know if you can provide the exact statistical rate of a cut top getting hiv from a POZ bottom. ie. would i have to have sex with him 10 times or 10000 times before i get it? i know i should use condoms but it doesn't feel good. i'm a cognitive dissident
Response from Dr. Frascino
Hello Cognitive Dissident,
There are no "exact statistical rates" for a cut top getting HIV from a Poz bottom, other than to say unprotected insertive anal sex with a person known to be HIV positive carries a significant risk and therefore transmission can occur, even on the very first exposure.
You state you "know you should use condoms." I agree. As for their not feeling good, I can assure you having HIV and taking 20+ pills a day as I do will feel much, much worse.
As a person living with the challenges of HIV, I hope this information improves your cognition and dissuades your dissidence!
Think it over.
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