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

Can Someone Get HIV From Insertive Anal Sex

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

INSERTIVE ANAL SEX / HIV TRANSMISSION redux

Hello, Dr. Bob!Surfing just now to answer my query, I was googled your/our way, as I am an electronic What's New at the Body subscriber.You have addressed this issue at least twice, and I excerpt below. Pardon, but could you clarify a/o confirm my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...degree of risk. That said, the estimated per-act risk for an HIV-negative top acquiring HIV from having unprotected insertive anal sex with an HIV-positive bottom is 6.5 per 10,000 exposures.I, too, cannot and do not promote unsafe sexual... Read more »

Can you get HIV by being the giver and not the receiver in Anal sex

Can you possibly advise if it is possible to get HIV by being the giver and not the receiver in... Read more »
Articles
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Circumcision May Not Curb Gay HIV Transmission

...who have sex with men, a new study has found. However, circumcision may reduce HIV risk for MSM who mostly practice insertive anal sex, and study authors recommend continuing to assess male circumcision's effect for this subgroup "across diverse... Read more »
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

...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. With data from a cross-sectional,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Circumcision Status and HIV Infection Among Black and Latino Men Who Have Sex With Men in Three U.S. Cities

...Circumcision was found not to be associated with a reduced likelihood of HIV infection among men who engaged in unprotected insertive anal sex and not unprotected receptive anal sex. "In these cross-sectional data, there was no evidence that... Read more »
Connect With Others

anal sex=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I just read something suggesting that maybe AIDS is the result of drugs and anal sex. Think about this: you are having a foreign substance shot into your bloodstream--after so much fighting off "invaders" or semen Read more »

Anal sex...

Posted by vbguy1818, 1 Reply
...What is the likelihood of contracting HIV if you had anal sex unprotected for only a few minutes and there was no ejaculation inside of the anus? Read more »

insertive anal

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hi I am a top and was wondering of anyone knows the risk factor for unprotected insertive anal sex? thanks Read more »

hiv infectious thru cloths?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...through his undies and through my own and surly making contact with my vagina.Is his sperm infectious this way (assuming he has hiv)?someone please help. Read more »