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Anal Sex Risks

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Receptive anal sex risks

According to the safe sex forum of this site the risk of a single receptive anal intercourse is 50 per 10000 exposures. I don't know if with ejaculation that risk increase but in my opinion that risk is too low. Considering the amount of...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
The risk of receptive anal intercourse is about 1/200 per act, but can rise to 3% or so if the contact is particularly traumatic or if the receiving partner has open sores. If the risks were as high as you state, virtually all people who have... Read more »

Safer Sex and anal/oral sex "Question about high risk and low risk"

I have been reading your Q&A for quite a while, and I found it's informative. But recently... Read more »
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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 »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Health Department Highlights Health Risks of Unprotected Anal Sex Among Heterosexual Women in New York City

Unprotected anal sex poses well known health hazards for men, but new research suggests that the practice is a significant health issue for women as well. More than 100,000 New York City women engage in anal intercourse each year, according to a new... 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 »
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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 »

Anal sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
With regards to anal sex, what is the risk of transmission for
each partner? Is the risk just as high for the "giver" as it is
for the "taker"? Assuming the penis involved had no
cuts/abrasions, what are the chances of transmission through the
urethr... Read more »

Intercourse with a transvestite: Anal sex with condom and oral sex without it

Posted by CALEXIS, 1 Reply
Hi, mi name is alexis. I beg you pardon if my English isn't well.

I hadn't came into this forum since 2 or 3 years. In this case I met a transvestite boy through the Internet. I went to his house and e had the following sexual activities.

Oral sex (He... Read more »

why anal sex is more riskier than oral sex

Posted by mick, 2 Replies
i hope i will keep posting my questions here and i'd like to ask why anal sex is more dangerous than oral sex? Read more »