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Barebacking Scared To Death

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Ask the Experts

guilty bareback sex

Dear Doc BobIt has been a little bit more than a week since I had unprotected receptive anal sex with a guy while on drugs. He did not cum in me. Two days later I told the story to a close friend, because I was really scared. And guess what: This...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Guilty Guy,I categorically disagree that there are innocent victims versus those who deserve to be HIV positive. I am no more guilty or innocent than any of the 43,000,000 folks currently cohabitating with the virus. None of us wanted it.I... Read more »

Barebacking

I barebacked a guy yesterday and I kinda regret it. I got scared that I might have caught... Read more »

Sex binge..young and scared to death! Dontation!

Dr. BobI gave into my desires and last week went on a binge of sort with 3 different guys. Now, I... 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 »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Interview with a Barebacker

A documented case of transmission of resistant virus between two HIV-positive men, reported at the 7th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, prompted me to explore the issue of unprotected sex. The sexual phenomenon known in the... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Interview with the Barebacker

Back in the summer of 2000, San Francisco HIV prevention volunteer Vincent Gaither, AKA Sister MaryMae Himm of the legendary Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, was "outed" as a barebacker by a group of California AIDS dissidents calling themselves ACT... Read more »
Mark S. King

Scared To Death

The very first man I had a crush on, when I was just a kid, wasn't entirely conscious. He was in a zombie trance. And his name was Quentin Collins. Quentin was a dreamy zombie in a scary, odd little television series called Dark Shadows. He was... Read more »
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Scared To Death Of Death

Posted by DaveyBoy, 6 Replies
Being HIV positive has its woes for sure. When I first found out I had HIV (early 90s), all I could think was poor me, I cannot deal with this, what can I do, what do I care to do? I got so depressed and confused. Things got worse and I wound up... Read more »

HIV -Scared to death

Posted by JVJ, 2 Replies
Dear Doc,
I had sex with an escort last night and I am scared to death. I wore condoms that she provided. She did an oral on me with condoms and we had protected sex. When she was on top of me I am scared that her fluid might be on my genitals where... Read more »

Scared to Death

Posted by jessnatl
Just found out three weeks ago. Not sick, feel great. But SCARED TO DEATH. I am going to the doc for the 1st time tomorrow.... What are they going to do?

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Scared to Death

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Let me start by saying that I am 17 and scared to death. I recently put myself in a really bad situation. I decided to go ahead and try experimenting with a guy. Well I met a guy online. I know I know, STUPID. Long story short, he tried to enter me... Read more »