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HIV Test After Protected Anal Sex

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First sex in my life

Hi Dr Bob (You should win the Nobel Prize) I am a young man who starts involving real sex. Two days ago, I performed anal sex with a man of HIV unknown status.(No oral sex, kissing) It was the first penetrate sex in my life and He did not put his...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...active folks (multiple partners) get STD screening, including HIV, every 6 to 12 months.3.No and no. Why did you get so many HIV tests? They were not warranted or necessary.3. (Another #3?) Condom efficacy is excellent. Very rarely do ... Read more »

% of MSM HIV transmission from protected anal sex magnetic couple

Hey Dr. BobThanks for all your great work! I'm in a magnetic relationship, and I was just curious... Read more »

Protected anal sex, but still in a panic

Dear doctor,I was the receptive partner for 10 minutes of protected anal sex. Condom did not break... Read more »
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...overviews: HIV Testing: The Facts Are You Positive You're Negative? What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Ways to Test for HIV Types of HIV Tests Deciding if and When to Be Tested From TheBody.com's Experts: Common Concerns... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...just a label. If you have had no sexual contact at all, you're not at risk through sexual transmission. If you have had oral or anal sex, but consider yourself a 'virgin' because you haven't had vaginal sex, you are still at risk. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Circumcision Status and HIV Infection Among Black and Latino Men Who Have Sex With Men in Three U.S. Cities

...Circumcision was found not to be associated with a reduced likelihood of HIV infection among men who engaged in unprotected insertive anal sex and not unprotected receptive anal sex. "In these cross-sectional data, there was no evidence that... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...activities: Penetrative Sex (Sex in Anus or Vagina) Penetrative sex is considered the highest-risk activity. For both vaginal and anal sex, use latex condoms and water- or silicone-based lubricant (lube) to prevent the condom from breaking.... Read more »
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I don't know anymore.......

Posted by Iowa18, 1 Reply
...at 4wks and 7wks after the possible contact with HIV and the test have both come back negative. It was with a man and we had anal sex and he said he had been tested and was HIV negative. Now my new case is I had protected vaginal/anal with a... Read more »

What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
...8th week. I have no rash, boils or anything else apart from the itch. Could this be ARS or just a result of stress? Should I test for HIV? Sorry for the long post but please help me before I completely lose my mind. Read more »

Anel sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
if i give my girl friend anel sex would she get pregent form anel sex if she has aids would i get that Read more »

Penetrating partner

Posted by MIKE7777, 1 Reply
...I'm 18 years old, 3 days ago i had sex with a women who was 35, anal sex, it was unprotected for about 2-3 minutes, then i pulled out and put a condom on, which then the sex lasted for about 5 minutes, Read more »