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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drugs Haven't Changed HIV Risk With Anal Sex

Although highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) can lower HIV in the blood to undetectable levels, it does not reduce the risk of contracting the virus during a single act of unprotected anal sex, according to a new study of men who have sex... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anal and Dry Sex in Commercial Sex Work, and Relation to Risk for Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV in Meru, Kenya

The aim of the current study was to examine the practice of anal and dry sex within a cohort of female sex workers (FSWs) in Meru, Kenya. A survey was conducted among FSWs: 147 participants were randomly sampled from an existing cohort of... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Health Department Highlights Health Risks of Unprotected Anal Sex Among Heterosexual Women in New York City

Unprotected anal sex poses well known health hazards for men, but new research suggests that the practice is a significant health issue for women as well. More than 100,000 New York City women engage in anal intercourse each year, according to a new... Read more »
Ask the Experts

can anal sex without bleeding can cause hiv (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

hello doctor 1 week before i had anal sex without condom i was at insertive position but there was no bleeding from his anus is i am at risk of hiv doctor i dont know his hiv status please answer my question it is freaking me out... thanks ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unprotected sex is risky business, whether you're the top gun or bottom boy. It's concerning to see how many guys think that if they only top they are not at risk for contracting HIV/AIDS! This is certainly not the case. See... 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 »

Risks of HIV after having unprotected anal sex with a stranger girl

Last night I had a poor judgement and had sex with a girl i just met in a bar. I m a 26 years old hetero,never had an STD before and she was at least 10 years older than i am(i don't even know how old she is).I didn't have condoms so she...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Anytime you engage in unprotected anal or vaginal sex there is a risk. Since this was a one-time occurrence and you were the insertive partner, transmission was unlikely.I do not think this incident warrants PEP. You can follow up with an... Read more »

HIV risk from few seconds of insertive anal sex

Hi, I was hoping you could clarify my risk. I have read your forums and did some online HIV risk calculators, which ranged from 1:200 risk to 1:606,000 risk so im even more confused! I am a 20 year old student. I have had one previous sexual...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:The risk of transmission from a situation like this would be extremely low. You were the insertive partner, and the amount of time was very brief. If you get tested for HIV on a regular basis (every six months to a year), then I think you... Read more »
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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 »

HIV transmitted through precum for 4 seconds of anal sex?

Posted by mooch3r, 2 Replies
I am 20 years old male. I am growing extremely anxious about a sexual encounter I had with a man last night. I know I should have known better but I met up with a complete stranger over the net, and he took me to a gay sauna. At one point he tried... Read more »

Anal Sex w/ my HIV+ Boyfriend

Posted by Escape, 1 Reply
Shortly after I met my partner we found he was HIV+. I have continued to test negative. When we met he said he was versatile, to me this is very important as I do occasionally like to receive. I understand the need to be safe, but he was not... Read more »

why anal sex is more riskier than oral sex

Posted by mick, 2 Replies
i hope i will keep posting my questions here and i'd like to ask why anal sex is more dangerous than oral sex? Read more »