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Can You Get AIDS 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 »

Is anal sex ok with a woman that has HIV/AIDS

I am interested in a woman who has HIV/AIDS. She wants to have anal sex not vaginal sex and that is... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Female Condoms Prevent HIV, So Why Aren't They Marketed to Gay and Bi Men?

...articulating their feelings about it. Gordon encourages them to speak candidly about their practices, which for many include anal sex. Recently Gordon decided to conduct an informal experiment. Actually, more of an "I wonder what would happen... 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 »
The Body

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 »
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 »

worried....can anyone here relate or advise?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...number of friends to aids. i'm fairly certain that he didn't ejaculate but i'm not sure whether there was pre-cum during the unprotected moments. i have tested negative twice a number of years ago and have always been very safe in my... Read more »

Anal sex question-Help

Posted by Anonymous
...I have read RKull's answers on anal sex & I am a bit confused & concerned. It sounds like if you have any sort of break in the skin that this is almost 100% that you Read more »

HeteroSex is DANGEROUS!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...For all those who continually say heterosex is not as dangerous for a man.. Here is a posting from JAMA HIV/AIDS The rate of male-to-female transmission was not significantly different from the rate of female-to-male transmission (12.0 Read more »