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HIV Infection Risk Insertive Anal Sex

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted
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Condom broke during anal sex

Hello Dr. Conway.Please help me out of this situation. I had insertive anal intercourse. In the beginning it was protected but then the condom broke. The problem is that I didn't notice that and so I don't know how long it was unprotected. I went to...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...would also recommend that you undergo testing immediately if you have flu-like or other significant symptoms that suggest acute HIV infection. Read more »

insertive anal sex

I have read many articles about unprotected insertive anal sex and there seems to beconcensus that it is not high risk...why is that.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...coming into contact with the urethra could lead to infection. There is also evidence that uncircumcised men may be at greater risk for infection during unprotected insertive sex than circumcised men. The main concern during anal sex is that... Read more »

Anal Sex

Can someone get infected from the anus to the penis?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...The person who is inserting their penis (insertive, top)into someone's anus (rectum, butt) without a condom is at risk for infection. Any HIV infected fluids that come into contact with the mucous membranes of the urethra (the lining of the tube... Read more »

Risks of anal sex?

how safe is heterosexual anal sex if neither partner has a disease
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...questions. Many people incorrectly believe that justhaving anal intercourse will give you a disease like HIV/AIDS. The fact is,anal sex by itself is not what gives you an infectious disease. It'sunprotected sex WITH AN INFECTED PERSON that... Read more »
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Does Pregnancy Pose an HIV Infection Risk for Men?

... Previous studies have demonstrated that pregnant women are at greater risk of HIV infection. However, a new study, presented at the International Microbicides Conference in Pittsburgh in May seems to demonstrate that Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Reduces Men's HIV Infection Risk by 65%, Data Re-Evaluation Says

... Routine male circumcision could reduce a man's risk of HIV infection through heterosexual sex by 65%, according to final data from two NIH -funded studies conducted in Kenya and Uganda published Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Daily Oral Antiretroviral Reduces HIV Infection Risk in MSM by 44%, Study Finds

...want to start using the strategy now," according to the newspaper (Stein, 11/23). "In some developing countries where HIV infections are so widespread that they've become a major burden on the economy and the health care system, a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Older People Face Greater HIV Infection Risks: Study

... Physicians are failing to diagnose HIV infection among older patients, even as many people over age 50 enjoy extended sex lives thanks to erectile dysfunction drugs, the World Read more »
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How risky is INSERTIVE anal sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, I am well aware of the risks of unprotected receptive anal sex, but how risky is unprotected insertive anal sex? Would it be more or less risky than unprotective insertive vaginal sex? Anyone Read more »

Advice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible to catch the HIV virus from your fingers/penis coming into contact with vaginal fluid whilst removing a condom? Say if you had small cuts on your fingers like you would get if you bit your nails? or if the fluid came into contact with... Read more »

Anal sex...

Posted by vbguy1818, 1 Reply
...What is the likelihood of contracting HIV if you had anal sex unprotected for only a few minutes and there was no ejaculation inside of the anus? Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...There are heterosexuals, bisexuals, transsexuals, lesbians and homosexuals who are engaging in sex without a condom. Oral and anal sex is on the rise! HIV infection occurs in all of these groups. HIV infections occur through sex workers... Read more »