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Do People Catch HIV From Anal Fingering

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...anal cancer include a high number of sex partners, and use of alcohol, drugs and tobacco. Although many men have no obvious symptoms, one of the most common manifestations of HPV infection is genital warts which can affect the anus, the penis and/or the peritoneum, a large membrane in the abdominal cavity that connects and supports internal organs. Other possible symptoms are abnormal discharge from the anus, bleeding from the rectum and...
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Are anal warts a good sign that a person has HIV?

I was recently diagnosed w/ anal warts(actually, just one) I had receptive anal sex w/ a condom and no ejaculation, however my partner did finger and lick my ass before inserting his penis in it. He says he is HIV negative but someone told me that...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Both HIV+ and HIV- folks can get HPV infection (human papillomavirus, wart virus) and the anal warts caused by this virus. Although it Read more »

can anal sex without bleeding can cause hiv (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

hello doctor 1 week before i had anal sex without condom i was at insertive position but there was no bleeding from his anus is i am at risk of hiv doctor i dont know his hiv status please answer my question it is freaking me out... thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...apartment. We went to his place and began to fool around. After mutual oral sex (without ejaculation), I placed my penis into his anus for about 6 seconds (both of which were lubricated with water based lube i believe, just a store bought lube) .... Read more »

Possible Ano-rectal sensitivity to binder in Atripla

Dr Henry,Last month, I developed acute pain and a burning sensation in the ano-rectal area. I have since consulted with my GI doctor and, upon examination she prescribed hydrocortisone cream because she observed minor redness around the spincter...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...with the individual drugs such as efavirenz or Truvada. It may worth trying a different formulation if no other reason for the anal complaint is found. KH Read more »

hiv question (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES) (HIV FROM TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

can you get hiv if you bleed during unprotected sex but both people are unifected?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...vaginal sex with someone who does not have AIDS or HIV? Such as if semen was to make contact with blood in the body near the anus area. Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, That this question comes up so very often is a stark reminder of just what a... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer Increasing Among People Living With HIV

... Why Screen for Anal Cancer in HIV-Positive Patients? Anal cancer is emerging as a common non-AIDS defining cancer in HIV-positive people. Anal cancer, like cervical Read more »
The Body PRO

HPV, Anal Cancer and Cervical Cancer in HIV-Infected People

...spectrum of services to be provided. The pap smear is really only the first step. Once you have the pap smear, you need to do an anoscopy to show where those abnormal cells in the pap smear came from. Then you need to biopsy the abnormal areas... Read more »
Project Inform

Risk for Invasive Anal Cancer High Among HIV-Positive People

...to increase since the beginning of HAART. Incidence of anal cancer is 59-times higher among MSM and nearly 7-times higher in HIV-positive women. This reiterates and underscores the rise of cancers with infectious causes among people living with... Read more »
Project Inform

Screening for Anal Cancer Better Defined but More Study Is Needed

...tests were performed on each person: an anal Pap smear (where the doctor swabs an area of the anus to remove surface cells), an anoscopy (where a doctor uses a special microscope to look at the anus), and a biopsy (where the doctor scrapes away... Read more »
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Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...off" of urine droplets/remains at the small opening (urinary meatus) of the glans. QUESTIONS:- ========== 1. If he is HIV POSITIVE, will I be infected with the virus from that incident, by having it 'INTRODUCED' into my body (via the... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Acute Viral Syndrome, or Primary Vital Syndrome is a set of symptoms (syndrome) that occurs 2-4 weeks after the exposure to the HIV retrovirus (hence the term retroviral), PROVIDED THAT YOU ARE INFECTED. Chances are that you are not. 2-4 weeks is... Read more »

husband wanted anal sex

Posted by Sungirl, 1 Reply
...because of this, but the stress of having to recover from this abusive marriage has been too much and I don't want to add an HIV diagnosis to it. I assume that having anal sex and shooting up are 2 of the highest possible risk activities. Read more »

How risky is INSERTIVE anal sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, I am well aware of the risks of unprotected receptive anal sex, but how risky is unprotected insertive anal sex? Would it be more or less risky than unprotective insertive vaginal sex? Read more »