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Can You Get AIDS From Protected Anal Sex

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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that screening tests...
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Unprotected Oral Sex but Protected Anal Sex between Gay Men

Hi Mr. Cordova:I'm 24 year old male, had casual sex with an online member of a gay/bi dating site. To summarize my sex history after my HIV testing, the details are the following:December 9, 2010: I had my HIV-AIDS Antigen Test after abstaining...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:The window period for HIV testing is three months. It only takes three months to get a conclusive negative test result. In fact, most people who are infected will show up positive by the 28th day. I do not consider protected penetrative sex... Read more »

somewhat protected anal sex

I had receptive anal sex with a condom however the person touched the outside tip of the condom with the tip of his penis before turning it around and putting it on......... The condom did not break and there was no ejaculation. How high risk is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I do not consider your risk high (or even significant for that matter). Personally, I would not recommend PEP for the situation you describe. I don't know who started you on PEP, but you might consider getting a second opinion from an HIV... Read more »

Odds of contraction for + Bottom (undetectable), - Top having protected anal sex

I'm HIV+ and my new boyfriend is negative. I have been undetectable for well over a year. If we use condoms and follow all the proper procedures, what are the odds of contraction? I know it's minimal, but he'd like to know and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. Therefore, if latex condoms are used properly and don't fail (break), the HIV-transmission risk would be essentially nonexistent. However, it's important to note that many folks do not... Read more »

'Protected' Anal Sex?

I was recently the recipient of protected anal sex. We used a lubricant andthe condom remained intact throughout. I am concerned for one main reason; I keep my body shaved smooth, and had shaved it that morning, what are thechances of any...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. First of all, let me say that I'm glad you usedprotection while you were having intercourse. That reduced your risksignificantly of becoming infected with HIV and other Sexually TransmittedDiseases (STD's).... Read more »
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HIV from protected anal

Posted by spiritflame67, 1 Reply
Can you get HIV from protected anal sex? The condoms had no holes nor did it break or have anything abnormal. Could I have gotten HIV from this?? Read more »

Protected receptive anal sex

Posted by AnthonyMC, 1 Reply
Hello.

I'm a heterosexual guy but more or less 2 months ago I did something I will never forgive myself for, regardless of whether I got infected with something or not: I had receptive anal sex with a transexual sex worker.

Now, the intercourse was... Read more »

anal sex ( protected)

Posted by mario247, 2 Replies
if you got sex with an unknown status person.
and you have anal sex ( you topped him)
using a condom and the rest like oral sex with not condom

what are the chance to get HIV to contract it which is my MAIN fear. Read more »

Protected Receptive Anal sex - still worried

Posted by dino123, 1 Reply
I have 35 hours to the PEP window and would like some opinion on my situation, I have had protected receptive anal sex with a transexual escort and since the episode I cant stop worrying about my risk. There was unprotected oral sex then condom used... Read more »