Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Anal Sex Bottom Risks

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

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 »

bareback anal sex with bottom who has hiv but top doesn't

can my lover who is a top get hiv from me and i am a bottom because i called the aids foundation... Read more »

Odds of contraction for + Bottom (undetectable), - Top having protected anal sex

I'm HIV+ and my new boyfriend is negative. I have been undetectable for well over a year. If... Read more »
Articles
Test Positive Aware Network

Getting to the Bottom of It (Part 2)

Dr. Gary Bucher In the last issue of Positively Aware , I wrote about the need to be proactive about your anal health by getting your annual digital anorectal exam (DARE) and your anal pap smear. Your doctor may tell you that your DARE was not... Read more »
Random House, Inc.

"Sex Acts and Facts: The Risks"

A Hierarchy of Risks Receptive Anal Intercourse (Getting Fucked) Listen to men talk about how they got infected with HIV if it happened recently, and it's often portrayed as a fluke: "The condom broke," "We had oral sex," "He put it in for a... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated With Event-Level Anal Sex and Condom Use During Anal Sex Among Adolescent Women

In the current study, the team set out to examine the distribution of and factors associated with event-level heterosexual anal sex, and of event-level condom use during anal sex, in a group of adolescent women. A total of 387 women, ages 14 to 17... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i have been reading on this forum and others and it says when you have anal sex you have to use alot of water based lube. I was bottom the other day but we had no water based lube. So the guy used alot of creme. he used a condom and put creme on mr... Read more »

unprotected anal sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Four months ago I had anonymous, unprotected anal sex in which I was the "top" guy. I don't know the status of my partner, but he didn't want me to use a condom; chances are he's positive. What kind of risk did I take compared to giving oral sex... Read more »

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 »