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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...penetrate the anus or vagina): These are relatively low risk, as long as your hand has no open cuts or sores. Sexual assault or rape can result in infection if the attacker is HIV positive. The risk increases when rape involves anal penetration, force, and/or multiple attackers. Some forced sexual acts involving wounds can place a victim at very high risk. In major cities, PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) is often offered to victims of...
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PEP not recommended VERY URGENT

I was the insertive partner in an unprotected anal intercourse. No blood was visible on the penis but my fears let me go the nearest ER center of my town for asking a PEP treatment. The medics told me that PEP is absolutely not recommended for my...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...It is correct to say that insertive anal intercourse carries with it a lower risk of HIV transmission than insertive intercourse. This being said, the risk is still there. The Read more »

insertive issues (Rectal secretions from men who have sex with men contain more HIV than blood or semen) (ANAL MUCOUS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

I have a hard time believing as an exclusive TOP that I contracted this virus through anal juice sneaking up my urethra while servicing a bottom. I'll bet one way a top more likely gets infected and probably what happened to me was topping a guy who...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...study presented in the July 1st edition of The Journal of Infectious Diseases. The results suggest that unprotected insertive anal intercourse may involve exposure to higher levels of free virus than previously believed, even where the receptive... Read more »

What should I do if I had unprotected sex with an HIV+ person?

I had unprotected insertive anal intercourse (I topped)with my partner who is HIV+. After having sex we noticed blood on both of us. Should I take post exposure prophylaxis? What are the current reccomendations? Are there any know statisics...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) would be recommended for the type of exposure you describe. Please note PEP should be started as soon as possible (and no later than 72 hours) after exposure. The more time that passes from the time of exposure,... Read more »

Risk of unprotected anal intercourse for top

I just want to say what a great site this is and how wonderful you all are. i am hiv positive and recently began seeing a man who is negative. he wants to have unprotected anal intercourse with me and says that he believes that he is safe since he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in the past (check the archives!), I'll be brief, OK? The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected insertive anal intercourse with a positive partner is 6.5 per 10,000 exposures. Now, I have a question for you. Why are you... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...sharing needles. The next greatest risk for HIV infection is from unprotected sexual intercourse (without a condom). Receptive anal intercourse carries the highest risk. The lining of the rectum is very thin. It is damaged very easily during... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...active, the following HIV prevention activities are highly effective: Engaging in behaviors that do not involve vaginal or anal intercourse or oral sex Having sex with only one uninfected partner Using latex condoms every time you have sex ... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular Read more »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...activity Anal Sex (In general) Anal Sex (Insertive) Anal Sex (Receptive) Anal/Vaginal Intercouse (Unprotected) Bestiality Blood Testing Docking Fingering Fisting Frottage or Rubbing Kissing Lap Dancing Male vs. Female Transmission ... Read more »
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Worried, please respond

Posted by bocca2662
...I met a guy through a M4M hookup site, I really wasn't worried because I don't have unprotected anal intercourse. What happend was we both gay eachother oral and he lick my anus. The thing that worries me about a possible exposure to HIV Read more »

REREanyone know 3 months

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Sorry for not being clear. i had a 3 month hiv test and hep b test.both were neg i believe the hiv test after hearing all your post's I know its a HIV board i was just wondering if anyone new about hep b and testing , if it was mild or severe,... Read more »

Blood TEst

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I did a blood test for Heptatitis and also another blood test for fatty liver. I just like to know if HIV + person would have any different Read more »

You scared...READ THIS!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HIV-infected semen, vaginal fluid or blood in the mouth is without risk. However, the risk is much much lower than that of vaginal or anal intercourse. THE PRINCIPLES OF HIV TRANSMISSION Transmission of HIV is dependant on a number of... Read more »