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% 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 if there are statistics regarding routes of transmission? Particularly, everyone says that unprotected receptive anal sex is the riskiest, but what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Patrick,What you've read is correct: Unprotected receptive anal sex carries the highest per-act statistical risk for sexual HIV transmission. As for "protected" receptive anal sex, this is indeed Read more »

scared about anal sex

hello dr. bob. i had a kind scary experience yesterday. I started out having protected vaginal sex... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...scab or a sore spot on your skin brushes against a surface that looks as if it has dried blood on it): unprotected vaginal or anal sex (especially if you're the one providing the vagina or anus) sharing injection drug equipment, especially... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drugs Haven't Changed HIV Risk With Anal Sex

...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 with men. Dr. Fengyi Jin, of the National Center in HIV... Read more »
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HIV Testing 101

...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 (Unprotected) Bestiality ... Read more »
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Questions and Answers Related to HIV/AIDS

...CD4 counts and viral load testing . Sexual Risk and HIV Transmission About a year ago, I had unprotected receptive anal sex with a man I now discover to be HIV positive. Needless to say I'm regretful, scared and intend to get tested... Read more »
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Scared....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...HI, i just had one question. I live with someone who has HIV, and it really scares me cause i think that somehow i could catch it. please tell me if there is ANY way that i could catch it just from being in Read more »

husband wanted anal sex

Posted by Sungirl, 1 Reply
...When I was married to my husband, (I am divorced now) all he wanted was anal sex. He would not listen to my desires when I expressed them and I didn't like having anal sex. He was my first sexual partner and Read more »

My first gay experience scared me so much!

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...know. well, when i decided to do it, i still wanted to be safer and use a condom and lubricant. well, when i was performing anal sex (i was the "insertive" or "top" partner), i was very deep (i'm very well-endowed) and obviously at some point... Read more »

update

Posted by mike2007, 2 Replies
...Hi again...update is that the night sweats stopped after that 2 week period. It's too soon for me to test yet, but I am so scared that I am infected. I feel like my leg muscles in particular are achey and feel heavy to me. The night sweats are my... Read more »