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Can You Catch HIV From Protected Anal Sex

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% of MSM HIV transmission from protected anal sex magnetic couple

Hey Dr. BobThanks for all your great work! I'm in a magnetic relationship, and I was just curious if there are statistics regarding routes of transmission? Particularly, everyone says that unprotected receptive anal sex is the riskiest, but what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Patrick,What you've read is correct: Unprotected receptive anal sex carries the highest per-act statistical risk for sexual HIV transmission. As for "protected" receptive anal sex, this is indeed Read more »

Can I have HIV from rimming and protected anal sex?

Hi,So a year ago about summer 2006 I met this guy online. I was clean and I asked him if he was... Read more »

Protected anal sex, but still in a panic

Dear doctor,I was the receptive partner for 10 minutes of protected anal sex. Condom did not break... Read more »
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HIV Testing 101

...activities? Pick one from the pulldown menu or click here and find out! Select a sexual activity Pick an activity Anal Sex (In general) Anal Sex (Insertive) Anal Sex (Receptive) Anal/Vaginal Intercouse (Unprotected) Bestiality ... Read more »
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 »
The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...lubricated condoms. Since N-9 condoms may cause irritation, they should not be used. Products with N-9 should NEVER be used for anal sex. Taking Care of Yourself Until microbicides are available, the best way to protect yourself and your... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Circumcision Does Not Protect MSM From HIV, CDC Study Finds

...protect gay men from transmitting the virus, the Associated Press/ Plain Dealer reports. The study of "nearly 4,900 men who had anal sex with an HIV-infected partner" showed essentially no difference in the infection rate between those who had... Read more »
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Anel sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...if i give my girl friend anel sex would she get pregent form anel sex if she has aids would i get that Read more »

your opinion counts, so give me a chance

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
This puzzled me all the time, but I do not understand the statistic about condom use, breakage, and safety. I wear 2 or 3 condoms, since I been having sex in spas, or meting people online. I am a top only, and I do no practice oral (either way) with... Read more »

Oral Sex...please respond!

Posted by vbguy1818, 2 Replies
...always asked these guys if they are disease free. They all say yes. My question is what are the chances I could have contracted HIV or something. I have never swallowed...no guy has ever cum in my mouth. I have always jacked them off and they... 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 »