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Blisters After Protected Anal Sex Worried I Have HIV

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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 »

Internet diagnosed me. I hope you won't!

Dear Dr. Frascino:Thank you for your time. As a married man with children I am living in fear each... Read more »

Protected anal sex, but still in a panic

Dear doctor,I was the receptive partner for 10 minutes of protected anal sex. Condom did not break... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Poz itively Healthy: A Gay Man's Guide to Sex and Health in Canada

...condoms. But condoms work. When they are used properly, condoms are the single best way to prevent HIV transmission when guys have anal sex or oral sex. Condoms can also prevent you from becoming re-infected with a different strain of HIV. And... 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 »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...acquire HPV, often within the course of early adulthood and without any symptoms. 3 Among MSM, it is transmitted through both protected and unprotected anal intercourse, and through skin-to-skin contact. Among heterosexual women, the vast... Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...Mar 22, 2006 or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major... Read more »
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worried I've got HIV after oral without

Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
...be nothing nothing to do with a possible std infection. But this along with regularly feeling mildly sick is getting me very worried I'm one of the tiny tiny percent of people who've been unlucky enough to get HIV through unprotected. Do these... Read more »

Received un[protected oral, worried ouf my wits!

Posted by merrywell, 1 Reply
...even medically necessary? the forum on medhelp.org says that testing is NOT necessary for this, as this is NOT risky, but I'm worried anyway. What do you guys say? I tested negative for gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis. Read more »

ORAL SEX...MY INFECTION

Posted by redribbon, 1 Reply
...huge icebergs and information regarding HIV, I decided that it was something I would never catch. I always used condoms for anal sex and never allowed anyone to ejaculate into my mouth. I never had a condom split on me and wouldn?t even kiss if i... Read more »

For those worried about "Protected Sex"

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...up with this concept if they didnt think that condoms do actually work? Just wanted to put my two cents in. What you should worry about is, learn how to properly use a male and/or female condom. Of course make sure that the condoms are NOT LAMB... Read more »