Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
   
Ask the Experts About

Safe Sex and HIV PreventionSafe Sex and HIV Prevention
          
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


What do I do?
Aug 19, 2007

I have been dating my hiv negative partner for a few months, we started out using condoms, he is the top. He can't cum when using a condom. Recently he has indicated that he wants only to bareback-although it feels better and i want him to cum outside of me-i don't feel that this is a good choice on his part. He has been tested and is hiv negative. I am hiv positive! I want him to stay negative. Help CAn u help me discuss this with him

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi,

Your partner is indeed taking a very significant risk. The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected insertive anal sex with a poz partner is 6.5 per 10,000 exposures. He is in essence playing sexual Russian roulette. I would suggest both you and your barebacking top gun read the information in the archives related to "magnetic couples" and "sexual transmission." If indeed you want your Mr. Right to stay well (and negative), you should tell him you are not comfortable with his decision to bareback. Remember, it takes two to play Brokeback Mountain! Your buddy will also need repeat HIV testing three months after his last commando rear attack and, if negative, another HIV test at the six-month mark.

Good luck to you both!

Dr. Bob



Previous
Is it possible never to be on Meds (ELITE CONTROLLERS)
Next
Am I at risk ?

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement