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Do Gay People Have A Higher Risk Of Getting Hiv Or Stds

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Gay HIV+ partner has bareback sex with other HIV+ people

Hi, I'm in an open gay relationship with my HIV+ partner whereas i am HIV-. We always have protected anal sex (oral unprotected)My partner continues to have unprotected sex with other positive guys even though i have stressed that this is bad....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Regarding the risk of poz-on-poz barebacking, see below.As for a well "recegonised" resource on this topic, HELLO! You're reading it. Check out the archives! Finally, regarding the risk of STDs from oral sex, we have an entire... Read more »

Can using Vaseline prevent getting HIV and other STDs?

Another guy I met on AOL (America Online) wanted bareback me using his discovered lubrication method. He uses a dildo and very large amounts of vaseline to coat the rectal lining to 'seal' the pores. Following that he uses a vaginal...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Barebacking is having unprotected anal intercourse, and is most often used in reference to Gay men having unprotected anal intercourse. Using Vaseline this way will NOT provide adequate protection against HIV and... Read more »

Have symptoms. Some STDs detected. I'm I higher risk?

DoctorI had sex with a working girl and condome broke. I did not find it out till I took it out. 3-5 days after I began to feel fever and fatique, thore throat. Went to STD clinic and they found infectious mono and gave me pills. Fever stoped,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First, a little spelling lesson: it's condom, not condome; fatigue, not fatique; sore, not thore; chlamydia, not clamidia; disease, not desease; tongue, not tounge and advise, not advice. Next, a science lesson: infectious mono is NOT... Read more »

Risk of Getting HIV from HIV- Partner (SUPERINFECTION)

What is the risk of getting infected with HIV through anal intercourse (insertive) without using protection, while both partner are known to be HIV-? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Once again a QTND (Question That Never Dies) and ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below. Your answer was waiting for you (multiple times over) in the archives.Dr. BobSerosorting vs SuperinfectionJul 23, 2006 Hi Rob, first of all i really... Read more »
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stds are more likely than hiv? correct me plz

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
my dr told me this, yet i didn't believe him you have a 80-100% chance of getting an std. from a female as opposed to hiv. wow that kinda makes a person feel better. as i haven't had an std. in the archives i found that, men that have sex only... Read more »

Which is the risk? Gay top cut?

Posted by Feared, 1 Reply
I would like to know which is the risk at my situation. I am gay male (29) who has been active in gay sex for at least 10 years. Last test I took in Dec. '10 was negative and I don't take risk practices.

However, on April 9 something different... Read more »

New free Poz dating sites for hiv gay people!!!

Posted by PozGays
Over 20% gay and bisexual men are living with hiv positive in the U.S. alone. Are you one of them? If you are HIV Gay or Gay men with herpes it can make you feel like you are all alone in the world. Do you wish there was a place where you didn't... Read more »

Used the Tounge Cleaner of person at higher risk

Posted by tnk, 1 Reply
Dear Friends I am form India.
Let me tell you my circumstances...

My Father-in-Law has been tested HIV positive few days back.

Me & my wife was their guest for 2 days.
During this visit we had used the tongue-cleaner made of stainless steel used by... Read more »