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Do People Catch HIV From Insertive Anal Sex Without Condom

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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these activities, but it isnot risk-free. It is also possible to get other...
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Condom broke during anal sex

Hello Dr. Conway.Please help me out of this situation. I had insertive anal intercourse. In the beginning it was protected but then the condom broke. The problem is that I didn't notice that and so I don't know how long it was unprotected. I went to...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...the lower end of this range, given that you do not if the person was actually infected and you did have the protection of a condom for at least part of the encounter. I would certainly recommend that you get HIV testing done now (to make sure... Read more »

Anal Sex Condom Broke

Hi Doc,Your website truly is great, and I, like everyone else here, truly appreciate everything you're doing.70 hours ago I had sex with a prostitute in Thailand. Recieved unprotected oral, had protective vaginal, and protective anal. However,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello DM,You broke two condoms during the same sex act? Hmmm . . . that's highly unlikely. Possible explanations include: (1) the condoms were defective, (2) Read more »

Natural Lambskin Condoms on HIV-- for anal sex

While recently discussing Safer Sex with some friends, a person suggest the use of a natural lambskin condom use by an HIV- to perform anal sex. We know that natural lambskin condoms offer no protection on an HIV+ as the virus can pass through it....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...theseinfections. On a related topic, see the question, "Inadvertently Exposed!!!" which talks about the risks of unprotected anal sex tothe top partner. Simply put, unless a man is using a latex or a polyurethane condom, he isconsidered at high... Read more »

Insertive anal sex partner. My condom broke!

I recently had gay anal sex with a partner of an unknown status.I was the inserting (top) partner. Before I ejaculated, I pulled out my penis and saw that the condom had broken. I masturbated quickly after that and quickly washed with soap and water...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...penis afterwards would probably not have any benefit either. The odds for infection in one episode of unprotected insertive anal sex are low, as stated in the article you read. It is possible that the condom provided some protective benefit, but... 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 »
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

Factors Associated With Event-Level Anal Sex and Condom Use During Anal Sex Among Adolescent Women

... In the current study, the team set out to examine the distribution of and factors associated with event-level heterosexual anal sex, and of event-level condom use during anal sex, in a group of adolescent women. A total of 387 women, ages 14... Read more »
The Body

New HIV Risk Estimates Are In: Anal Versus Vaginal Sex

...is what a group of British researchers did recently for the age-old question: When it comes to HIV/AIDS, how much riskier is anal sex than vaginal sex? Researchers from Imperial College and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine did... Read more »
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your opinion counts, so give me a chance

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...This puzzled me all the time, but I do not understand the statistic about condom use, breakage, and safety. I wear 2 or 3 condoms, since I been having sex in spas, or meting people online. I am a top only, Read more »

waiting is so hard

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...boyfriend & we have had lots of sex. I'm gay and top and he's gay and bottom. Well, I've always used a condom with him for anal sex and he performs unprotected oral on me...although 1 time the condom did break, a big, obvious hole on the side... Read more »

anal sex -- condom broke

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm a little freaked out. I'm a straight guy that met a nice gay guy. After some discussion, I decided to venture out and try anal sex with him, with me penetrating him. After some drinks we turned down the lights and started. After some thrusts,... Read more »

acute hiv after condom breakage???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...one here can diagnose me for sure, only an hiv test 6 or 12 weeks out can do that... i was the bottom (i'm a guy) partner in anal sex... the condom broke at some point, but my top partner didn't notice right away... sex continued for a while... Read more »