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Can AIDS Be Transmitted Through Receptive Anal Sex

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HIV and receptive anal intercourse

If the estimated "per-act" risk for contracting HIV (from an HIV-positive source) is 0.5 to 3.0 percent for receptive anal sex, does that mean that 97% of people wont contract HIV from a one-time exposure?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No. Unfortunately population statistics don't work that way. (See below.) It is indeed possible to contract HIV from a single exposure!Dr. BobInterpreting HIV and testing statistics (HIV STATISTICS)Oct 10, 2008 Greetings. I recently... Read more »

Receptive anal sex with a condom

Hi. I had sex today with a guy who I am unsure as to his HIV status, beyond him telling me he was... Read more »

Unprotected receptive anal sex

Dear Dr.Thank you for this brilliant resource it is really helping me to deal with what I'm... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methamphetamine and Sildenafil (Viagra) Use Are Linked to Unprotected Receptive and Insertive Anal Sex, Respectively, in a Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men

In the current study, researchers investigated the association of methamphetamine, sildenafil, and other substance use with unprotected receptive and insertive anal sex among men who have sex with men (MSM) through an encounter-specific analysis.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swiss Report on Sex Stirs Controversy at Mexico Conference

A mixed reception -- cheers, and some tough questions -- greeted a team of Swiss researchers Sunday at the 17th International AIDS Conference in Mexico City. The scientists presented their study, first released in January, which suggests... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections in Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Receive Non-Occupational HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Worthwhile?

Non-occupational HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (NPEP) is routinely prescribed after high-risk sexual exposure. This offers providers the chance to test and treat patients who are at risk of concurrent sexually transmitted infections (STIs). In the... 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 »
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Protected receptive anal sex

Posted by AnthonyMC, 1 Reply
Hello.

I'm a heterosexual guy but more or less 2 months ago I did something I will never forgive myself for, regardless of whether I got infected with something or not: I had receptive anal sex with a transexual sex worker.

Now, the intercourse was... Read more »

Protected Receptive Anal sex - still worried

Posted by dino123, 1 Reply
I have 35 hours to the PEP window and would like some opinion on my situation, I have had protected receptive anal sex with a transexual escort and since the episode I cant stop worrying about my risk. There was unprotected oral sex then condom used... Read more »

HIV transmitted through precum for 4 seconds of anal sex?

Posted by mooch3r, 2 Replies
I am 20 years old male. I am growing extremely anxious about a sexual encounter I had with a man last night. I know I should have known better but I met up with a complete stranger over the net, and he took me to a gay sauna. At one point he tried... Read more »

HIV transmitted through precum for 4 seconds of anal sex?

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