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Risks of unprotected anal sex (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

With a negative testing couple, are there any risks of unprotected anal sex? For example, the semen in her rectum or possibly mixing with her blood? Once again, negative testing couple that has only had sex with each other....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Another QTND (question that never dies) and ATNC (answer that never changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay anal sex with two hiv negativesJun 2, 2008 dr bob, i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any way we can... Read more »

Less than 5 seconds of unprotected anal!!! HIV Infection Risk???

Hello Dr. Cordova, I have read countless posts and have conducted (what seems like) endless research on the subject, and as many answers and blogs on my particular situation as I've found, I have not found a satisfactory answer seeing as how my...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Overall, your risk was fairly low. Oral sex is a safer-sex activity, and does pose a real risk for transmission. The unprotected penetrative sex was extremely brief which makes transmission unlikely. An HIV test at 90 days will give you a... Read more »

Help! What is My HIV/STD risk from unprotected anal/vaginal sex?

A week and a half ago I went out with someone I did not know and I had too much to drink. We were fooling around and I did not notice the exact moment he penetrated me vaginally from behind until it happened. I enjoyed this and right as I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You've outlined your risk exposure quite accurately - receptive, unprotected anal and vaginal intercourse with a partner of unknown status but without ejaculation. Yes, you made a mistake when you assumed Mr. Smooth and Seductive was... Read more »

Risk of Unprotected anal sex for a top

I am a bisexual man and 100 TOP when with another man. I have been told that the risk of HIV infection for a TOP during unprotected anal sex is small. I would like your opinion....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The risk is small compared to what? Risk for HIV infection is always relative, so make sure that you understand the context when getting information about transmission.Terms like "high" or "low" risk are often necessary, but not... Read more »
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Unprotected Sex with an HIV infected Female

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hi There,

Im extremely worried after having unprotected sex with a female partner (4/5 times) who has today kindly anounced to me she is HIV positive. During those 4 or 5 times, we also engaged in Anal sex on one occasion. I don't believe, I had any... Read more »

Gay unprotected anal -frantic

Posted by unsure, 4 Replies
I've been awake all night. Against my better judgement, last night, I penetrated another male without a condom. It may have been only a few minutes if that. I have been reading every site about tests and time frames etc. I understand the risk of... Read more »

Risk of Protected Anal Sex?

Posted by coolcoop36, 2 Replies
So basically I am a male, had one experience with another male about 9 months ago. The only thing that happened was PROTECTED anal sex where I was the top, we made out and some genital to genital touching. I am concerned because I had a tiny cut on... Read more »

Unprotected oral is not risk-free!

Posted by SuperAnxious, 4 Replies
Hi All,

Technically I had several exposures due to unprotected oral sex, but the most recent one is probably consider the most risky:

1. 1st exposure on 2/28/09 I performed oral sex on a male with unknown HIV status, I did not taste any precum and he... Read more »