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HIV Test After Barebacking

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Barebacking in undetectable/STD free poz-poz relationship (BAREBACKING IN A POZ-POZ RELATIONSHIP, 2011)

Dr Bob, hi from Denmark - thanks for a great forum and your time and efforts in educating us all! Quick question: You generally advice the use of condoms, even in poz-poz relationships, due to the risks of superinfection and contracting other STDs....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,This really has become a QTND (question that never dies).Your "but what ifs" include:Both partners on successful antiviral treatment and have undetectable viral loads. OK fine, but how do you know this is the case every time you have... Read more »

Bareback possibility (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES)

Dr. Bob,I want to have bareback sex... we are both negative, & i want to know... if we have... Read more »

Gay HIV+ partner has bareback sex with other HIV+ people

Hi, I'm in an open gay relationship with my HIV+ partner whereas i am HIV-. We always have... Read more »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

Does Watching Bareback Porn Increase Your HIV Risk?

A lawsuit has been filed against California's Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board challenging the lack of condom use among pornography performers. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) charges that pornography sets that allow barebacking ... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Interview with a Barebacker

A documented case of transmission of resistant virus between two HIV-positive men, reported at the 7th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, prompted me to explore the issue of unprotected sex. The sexual phenomenon known in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: AHF Goes After Bareback Gay Porn by Treasure Island -- AIDS Group Files Complaints With Cal/OSHA Over Condom-Less Porn

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) plans to file "Notice of Safety or Health Hazards" complaints with California's Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) about the lack of condom use in adult films... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Barebacking in the Gay Community

The term barebacking generally refers to gay men engaging in unprotected anal intercourse. Barebacking has both its benefits and its drawbacks: The benefits of barebacking: Barebacking simply feels better, it's more enjoyable and more... Read more »
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Barebacking may lead to re-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Super-infection may slow development of AIDS vaccine
Barebacking may lead to re-infection, multiple strains of disease, researchers discover

ATLANTA -- The ability of HIV to develop multiple strains has ignited concerns among some AIDS researchers... Read more »

Playing the odds while barebacking

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am planning a bareback Halloween spectacular and I am a gay male bottom. I read that the odds of contracting HIV from a known positive could be 1 in 25 and as good as 1 in 100 so if I am receiving ejaculate from 5 men then my odds would be 1 in 5... Read more »

Bareback Sex and...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have been involved in bareback sex parties and it great, fun and feels natuaral. Anybody have this experience too?

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Barebacking Study in San Francisco

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My name is Jeff. I am a positive guy living in San Francisco. I am currently working on a great study for positive people trying to understand just what the risks are in a positive-positive unprotected sexual encounter. It is a question I have... Read more »