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Can Someone Get HIV From Insertive Anal Sex

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Can I get HIV from protected insertive anal sex?

I had anal sex with a male prostitute and used a condom. The condom didn't break and I probably had inserted for about 5 to 10 minutes. When I stopped the condom was intact. On the internet it says, that condoms are not completely safe when it...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

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The risk is non-existent because the condom did not break or fall off. Testing is not warranted. In health,Richard... Read more »

HIV risk from few seconds of insertive anal sex

Hi, I was hoping you could clarify my risk. I have read your forums and did some online HIV risk... Read more »

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... 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

Versatility and HIV Vulnerability: Investigating the Proportion of Australian Gay Men Having Both Insertive and Receptive Anal Intercourse

The purpose of the current study was to investigate the extent to which gay men are versatile with regard to having insertive anal intercourse (IAI) and receptive anal intercourse (RAI). The authors noted that these data are needed to accurately... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Getting to the Bottom of It: Anal Sex, Rectal Fluid and HIV Transmission

Anal sex is a common practice among men who have sex with men, heterosexual men and women, and transgender individuals and is a known risk factor for HIV infection and transmission. Therefore, it is important that education on HIV prevention... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drugs Haven't Changed HIV Risk With Anal Sex

Although highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) can lower HIV 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... Read more »
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How risky is INSERTIVE anal sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I am well aware of the risks of unprotected receptive anal sex, but how risky is unprotected insertive anal sex? Would it be more or less risky than unprotective insertive vaginal sex? Anyone have any knowledge on the subject?

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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?
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Insertive Anal - Definite infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does being the insertive partner in unprotected anal sex with an HIV + partner DEFINITELY mean that you will be infected. I hear all sorts of stats about this practice that sometimes downplay it and others that exaggerate it as being as dangerous as... Read more »

Insertive ORAL sex - RISK?!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is it true that there are no risks for insertive oral sex? all of this talk about hiv infections through oral sex, have been receptive oral sex right? meaning the person whose mouth is on the genital is at risk. not the person who is recieving oral... Read more »