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HIV Transmission For The Insertive Partner In Anal Sex

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INSERTIVE ANAL SEX / HIV TRANSMISSION redux

Hello, Dr. Bob!Surfing just now to answer my query, I was googled your/our way, as I am an electronic What's New at the Body subscriber.You have addressed this issue at least twice, and I excerpt below. Pardon, but could you clarify a/o confirm...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Dana,Being that you're mathematically challenged, let me keep this simple. You want to know the risk of an HIV-negative top barebacking an HIV-positive bottom, correct? The best I can do is offer you an estimated statistical risk,... 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... Read more »

Insertive anal sex partner. My condom broke!

I recently had gay anal sex with a partner of an unknown status.I was the inserting (top) partner.... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methamphetamine and Sildenafil (Viagra) Use Are Linked to Unprotected Receptive and Insertive Anal Sex, Respectively, in a Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men

In the current study, researchers investigated the association of methamphetamine, sildenafil, and other substance use with unprotected receptive and insertive anal sex among men who have sex with men (MSM) through an encounter-specific analysis.... Read more »
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 »
TheBodyPRO.com

Zero HIV Infections Seen Through Condomless Sex When HIV-Positive Partner Is on Effective Treatment

Zero cases of HIV transmission were observed in mixed-status couples when the HIV-positive partner was on treatment with a viral load below 200, according to a study presented by Alison Rodger, M.D., at CROI 2014 in Boston. However, the result comes... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Most HIV-Positive MSM Practice Abstinence, Condom Use or Monogamy to Reduce Chances of HIV Transmission, Study Says

Most HIV-positive men who have sex with men in the United States are taking precautionary measures to avoid transmitting the virus to their partners, according to a study published on Thursday in the CDC 's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report ,... Read more »
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How risky is INSERTIVE anal sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I am well aware of the risks of unprotected receptive anal sex, but how risky is unprotected insertive anal sex? Would it be more or less risky than unprotective insertive vaginal sex? Anyone have any knowledge on the subject?

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Insertive Anal - Definite infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does being the insertive partner in unprotected anal sex with an HIV + partner DEFINITELY mean that you will be infected. I hear all sorts of stats about this practice that sometimes downplay it and others that exaggerate it as being as dangerous as... Read more »

Insertive ORAL sex - RISK?!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is it true that there are no risks for insertive oral sex? all of this talk about hiv infections through oral sex, have been receptive oral sex right? meaning the person whose mouth is on the genital is at risk. not the person who is recieving oral... Read more »

insertive anal

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi
I am a top and was wondering of anyone knows the risk factor for unprotected insertive anal sex?
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