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Anal Sex Bottom Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV

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Anal sex with a positive bottom

I recently had sex with someone who found out they are positive. I was the top and did not use a condom. I know there is a risk, but do you know the percentage? Also, does it matter if I came inside or not? Another words does cumming inside add more...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I have addressed this topic a number of times. I'll repost below a small sample of what can be found in the archivesBarebacking as the top is considered very risky business. Percentages don't really matter. All you need to know is that... Read more »

I, an HIV neg top had unprotected sex with an HIV positive bottom

Hi, tonight, I was lying on top of a guy and was rubbing my dick up and down his ass crack, then I... Read more »
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"The Rectal Revolution Is Here": Getting to the Bottom of Rectal Microbicides

If condoms are over 90 percent effective, when used constantly and consistently, in preventing the spread of HIV, then why do we need more options in our prevention toolbox? Why aren't condoms working? This very blunt question was posed by Jim... Read more »
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Getting to the Bottom of It (Part 1)

Dr. Gary Bucher I have witnessed and taken part in the many changes in HIV care over the past 25 years. At the beginning of the epidemic, silence and fear was the name of the game. It took HIV activists taking control of their health care... Read more »
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Significant Increase in Testing Rates for Sexually Transmissible Infections Following the Introduction of an Anal Cytological Screening Program, Targeting HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men

The authors undertook the current study to determine whether the introduction of an anal cytology screening program (ACSP) targeting HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) had an effect on the rates of sexually transmissible infection (STI)... Read more »
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HIV Testing 101

Is It a Risk? How risky are certain activities? Pick one from the pulldown menu or click here and find out! Select a sexual activity Pick an activity Anal Sex (In general) Anal Sex (Insertive) Anal Sex (Receptive) Anal/Vaginal Intercouse... Read more »
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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 »

I've "Bottomed" with Trans Sex Workers - Protected

Posted by bkkbhoy, 1 Reply
Hi all,

I've lived in Thailand for 2 1/2 years now. I got a STD test a few months ago, all negative thankfully. However, curiosity got the better of me and I've since had protected receptive anal sex with 4 transgender sex workers - a very high risk... Read more »

BOTTOM LINE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you aren't a "bottom" male (or female) who has had unsafe receptive anal intercourse with a risky partner, or an IV drug user who has shared needles with a risky partner, your chances of contracting HIV from a one time exposure are EXTREMELY... 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 »