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Barebacking Negative At 3 Months

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Barebacked, but Wiser Fool

WOO HOO, Dr. Bob. Taken Tuesday, October 20, exactly three months from the day of my willful, documented exposure to HIV, my STD test (including a test for HIV) came back negative, I am "Barebacked Fool" (September 1, 2009) whose restless...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Wiser-Guy,Thanks for the update and congratulations on your negative three-month HIV-antibody test. Excellent and very encouraging news!!! Your chances now of remaining HIV negative at six months are far, far, far better than "par!" In... Read more »

Barebacking a POZ.

Hello! I have a question and concern. I recently got tested and it came back Neg. I am in a... Read more »

Partner of two years bareback

I've had a bareback relationship for two years with my boyfriend (topping not that it makes a... Read more »
Articles
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Barebacking in the Gay Community

The term barebacking generally refers to gay men engaging in unprotected anal intercourse. Barebacking has both its benefits and its drawbacks: The benefits of barebacking: Barebacking simply feels better, it's more enjoyable and more... Read more »
TheBody.com

Why We Need to Re-Assess Barebacking, Stop the Stigma and Be Honest About the Risk

Bob Leahy As editor of a respected online magazine for people living with HIV , I made a choice, rightly or wrongly (probably the latter), so that in our magazine's first year or two we didn't cover barebacking. We thought it was too... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Harm Reduction for Barebacking?

I came to New York City, like many other gay men, looking for a place where I could be myself and escape the repressive, conservative, and homophobic society of my native Chile, where you can't talk about sex, period. What I actually found -- in... Read more »
Routledge

Why Do Men Bareback? No Easy Answers

An excerpt from Without Condoms: Unprotected Sex, Gay Men & Barebacking Routledge, 2006, List $31.95 "The terrible thing in this world is that everyone has his reasons." Octave, The Rules of the Game , Jean Renoir, 1939 Toby, a Passive... Read more »
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Barebacking may lead to re-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Super-infection may slow development of AIDS vaccine
Barebacking may lead to re-infection, multiple strains of disease, researchers discover

ATLANTA -- The ability of HIV to develop multiple strains has ignited concerns among some AIDS researchers... Read more »

Precum and barebacking

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just finished reading through Dr. Bob's recent questions and answers. I am a bit confused on his answer to the question titled "barebacking" on March 18 of this year. Although the poster is a gay male, I can relate as a hetero female who has had a... Read more »

5 Months Negative

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
So how conclusive is 5 months negative? Scary stuff. People are now saying that 3 months is nowhere near conclusive outside New York.

Well, what if you got just the standard HIV-1 antibody test at 5 months? Would you feel pretty good about that?

I'v... Read more »

23 months negative

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

If someone tests negative after 23 weeks does this mean negative at all?

Thanks.

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