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Do People Get AIDS 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 »

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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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husband wanted anal sex

Posted by Sungirl, 1 Reply
...When I was married to my husband, (I am divorced now) all he wanted was anal sex. He would not listen to my desires when I expressed them and I didn't like having anal sex. He was my first sexual partner and Read more »

anal sex question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hiv/aids patients, i am also hiv+, but the other day someone asked me a really strange question, it was "I've had unprotected anal sex with my partner who is hiv+ (16,000 vl, 550 cd4) 25 time or more, what are my chances of being hiv... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...with these treatments, many gay people have discontinued safe sex practices. HIV infection is not disclosed to partners and anal sex without a condom is increasing at alarming rates. So now HIV infection is on the rise again amongst gay people. ... 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? Anyone Read more »