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Receptive anal sex risks

According to the safe sex forum of this site the risk of a single receptive anal intercourse is 50 per 10000 exposures. I don't know if with ejaculation that risk increase but in my opinion that risk is too low. Considering the amount of...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
The risk of receptive anal intercourse is about 1/200 per act, but can rise to 3% or so if the contact is particularly traumatic or if the receiving partner has open sores. If the risks were as high as you state, virtually all people who have... Read more »

Receptive Anal Sex - Condom Broke

HeyI apologise for repeating a question that has been asked repeatedly but as the situation always differs from person to person, i was unable to find an answer to a situation that was identical to mine.I work in Shenzhen, China. I recently had...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiWe know that receptive anal sex carries the highest risk of HIV infection but when you wear a condom that dramatically reduces. I'm glad to hear that you were able to be alert and aware of what was going on and heard the condom breaking and... Read more »

Please help-risk of HIV - receptive anal sex -- bleeding

Hi,I'm a gay man who recently had anal sex with a guy with no protection. The guy reassured me that he didn't have HIV since he was tested last August 2007. The thing is, he tried penetrating me and he was able to insert it and stay there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unprotected receptive anal sex is the riskiest sexual activity and qualifies as a major lapse in judgment! As for the guy reassuring you he was HIV negative, well personally I wouldn't believe a horned-up dude trying to get into your... Read more »

Unprotected Anal Receptive Sex

I am 22 year old gay man. About a year ago, I had unprotected anal (receptive) sex with a man I now have found out to be HIV+. I am not sure whether he was HIV+ when we had sex. Assuming he was, how at risk am I for being HIV+? He did not ejaculate...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The CDC's estimated per-act statistical risk of acquiring HIV from unprotected receptive anal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected is 50 per 10,000 exposures. Please note these are only statistical estimates and there are many... Read more »
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Protected receptive anal sex

Posted by AnthonyMC, 1 Reply
Hello.

I'm a heterosexual guy but more or less 2 months ago I did something I will never forgive myself for, regardless of whether I got infected with something or not: I had receptive anal sex with a transexual sex worker.

Now, the intercourse was... Read more »

Receptive Anal Sex with a CSW

Posted by Tycho, 1 Reply
19 days ago I had an encounter with a transexual CSW. We had sex twice. Both times I was the receptive partner in oral and anal sex with a condom (I was the bottom and a new condom with plenty of lube was used for each act). The condom rode up... Read more »

Risk of HIV from receptive fellatio ...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
After getting myself involved in a possible HIV exposure through receptive (giving) fellatio, I resarched the net like mad to get an idea of the risk I put myself under. I have gotten my conclusive 12-week ELISA (negative), but continue to resarch... Read more »

High Risk receptive vaginal sex - symptoms Please help

Posted by AloneInMyMadness, 1 Reply
I am so ashamed of myself and scared to death. My husband and I split up and were getting a divorce, I was extremely distraught and broken up about it. I went on a kick of "screw it, life is short" I got a job as a bartender, stopped going to... Read more »