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how tops get infected

Nov 8, 2006

I have a hard time believing as an exclusive TOP that I contracted this virus through anal juice sneaking up my urethra while servicing a bottom. I'll bet one way a top more likely gets infected and probably what happened to me was topping a guy who had just had sex with someone else (yes there are actually places where that might occurr!!) and had someone else's infected semen still in his rectum, and that's what snuck up my urethra, semen having a much higher viral load than anal secretions. Theoretically, therefore I could have been infected by some one I literally did not have sex with and the bottom might not have even been poz. What do you think? I'll bet this happens more often than believed.

Response from Dr. Frascino


What you choose to believe or "have a hard time believing" is, of course, totally up to you. However, it really doesn't change scientific fact. Do I think your hypothesis is correct? Nope. Sorry, Charlie, I don't. You can read a great deal about the biology of HIV transmission in the archives and related links if you so desire.

Dr. Bob

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