Mar 5, 2014
whats the risk of a hiv- insertive male getting hiv from a receptive bottom who is hiv +
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi Anytime you have unprotected sex whether your are top or bottom puts you at risk for HIV and all the other STI's out there. That being said, the top carries a lower risk than the bottom. HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly occurs through unprotected vaginal or anal sex and sharing of needles. Casual contact, sharing utensils, drinking after someone, etc are not way for HIV transmission to occur. If you go to this link HIV101 it will take you to our page that talks about the ways in which HIV is and is not transmitted.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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