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Can You Get HIV From Unprotected Anal Sex

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Risks of unprotected anal sex (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

With a negative testing couple, are there any risks of unprotected anal sex? For example, the semen in her rectum or possibly mixing with her blood? Once again, negative testing couple that has only had sex with each other.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Another QTND (question that never dies) and ATNC (answer that never changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay anal sex with two hiv negativesJun 2, 2008 dr bob, i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any Read more »

HIV+ boyfriend wants unprotected anal sex

Dear Sir,I am a 25 yo guy and have been dating my boyfriend for two months. He is positive and I am... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it... Read more »
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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

Men Using Condoms During Anal Sex -- Women Aren't: Health Department

... Just 23 percent of New York City women who had anal sex with men in the past year reported always using condoms, a recent city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene report found. Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Health Department Highlights Health Risks of Unprotected Anal Sex Among Heterosexual Women in New York City

... Unprotected anal sex poses well known health hazards for men, but new research suggests that the practice is a significant health issue for women Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unprotected Anal Intercourse Between Potentially HIV-Serodiscordant Men Who Have Sex With Men, San Francisco

...with HIV-negative respondents (12.1 percent). For MSM who did not know or report their HIV serostatus, any UAI with two or more anal sex partners (reported by 13.4 percent) was considered potentially serodiscordant. In multiple logistic... Read more »
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6 months ?

Posted by Anonymous
...I found a post from Doctor on another site who not only got HIV from unprotected anal sex with a stranger but says you must wait 6 months to test. This is a nightmare if we have to listen to doctors like this one. what Read more »

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 »

No Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Judging from the past entries, there is really no risk at all in getting HIV. Unprotected anal sex, french kissing, oral sex. Geez, is this the forum for the Planet of the Morons? Or are all the HIV educated men from the 1980's Read more »