Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: TheBodyPRO.com Covers AIDS 2014

Can A Top Get Hiv From A Bottom

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Connect With Others

Top (-) bottom (+) Can the top get it ?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My boyfriend is neg.(Top) i'm bottom and (+) his dream is have sex with his loved one without condom,is the risk high for him to get it???
If i don't bleed during the penetration and he doesn't have a hurt on his penis can he get the virus??
Any help... Read more »

tops and bottoms question.

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
is been a top expose you more? if the chances are low as they had said, how come straight guys get infected by a girl?
i knew a couple that the top never used condoms, i am just very comfused about this. i am a top myself, and try the best to... Read more »

John, Bottom line, Jackie

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I sure hope I'm negative. I can't believe this fear. It's so strong. I hate to think that because I messed up ONCE in my life that I would get HIV. I've been through so much as it is I'm not sure I could handle this on top of it. Things are going... Read more »

Brief "Dipping"- Bottom's Risk?

Posted by Zeke, 1 Reply
Today I had a gay sexual encounter in which I was the bottom (receptive partner) for anal play. My Top was a one-time casual hookup and was fingering me until I felt something a little bigger than a finger. He may have penetrated me very shallowly... Read more »

Where does transmission occur for bottoms and tops

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know exactly how the virus transmits between bottoms and tops?

I can understand how it happens in the bottoms case, the intestinal wall absorbes all types of things, however what about the just inside the sphincter? Could you... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vertex HIV Drug Candidate Development Halted by GlaxoSmithKline Because of Formulation Problem

GlaxoSmithKline has stopped collaborating with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. on the HIV drug candidate brecanavir (VX-385), Vertex said in a recent Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The drug, which was in mid-stage clinical testing, would be... Read more »
TheBody.com

"The Rectal Revolution Is Here": Getting to the Bottom of Rectal Microbicides

If condoms are over 90 percent effective, when used constantly and consistently, in preventing the spread of HIV, then why do we need more options in our prevention toolbox? Why aren't condoms working? This very blunt question was posed by Jim... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Glaxo-Vertex Study Tests Anti-HIV Drugs

On Tuesday, GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) and Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. said early results from a clinical study show their HIV drug Lexiva is comparable to Abbott Laboratories Inc.'s combination drug Kaletra. The study's 887 patients received twice a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Reports Narrower Third Quarter Loss, Higher Revenue Due to Sales of HIV/AIDS Drugs

Vertex Pharmaceuticals on Monday reported a narrower third quarter loss and a 70% revenue increase, compared with the same period one year ago, due in large part to the company's sale of HIV/AIDS drugs, Reuters reports. The company's third quarter... Read more »