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Do People Get 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...
Ask the Experts

Anal pap smear protocol

Has there been a standard protocol in place for anal pap smears for hiv+ men and fi so for how long? I ask because I was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS at age 50 several years ago and have responded really well to treatment. I was never offered an anal pap...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Many healthcare workers providing HIV care do not routinely offer anal PAP smears. Personally I do recommend them. I'll post some information from the archives that Read more »

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 »

Anal Cancer

I'm 56 y/o & I've been HIV+ for 25 years. In the year 2008, I was diagnosed with "NIA 3, Intense Dysplasia in the anal canal". I get an anoscopy every year to follow up. The last one reports Dysplasia with signs of HPV infection.Can I use the HPV...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...on anal cancer. In the United States, the rate for anal cancer in the general population is 1 case per 100,000 people; among HIV-negative men who have sex with men the rate increases to 35 cases per 100,000 people.But in HIV-positive gay and... Read more »

% of MSM HIV transmission from protected anal sex magnetic couple

Hey Dr. BobThanks for all your great work! I'm in a magnetic relationship, and I was just curious if there are statistics regarding routes of transmission? Particularly, everyone says that unprotected receptive anal sex is the riskiest, but what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...condom is securely in place, rub lubricant on its outer surface, then apply more of the lubricant to your partner's vagina or anus. During sex, rub on more lubricant at frequent intervals. Keeping everything well-lubed cuts down on friction and... Read more »
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The Body PRO

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

...that have the potential to progress to cancer. This is a problem of particular interest in inmmunosuppressed people, especially HIV-positive people. Much of our work is in doing clinical studies of HPV infection and its consequences in... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer Increasing Among People Living With HIV

...should also be examined for warts or dark patches. Patients with an abnormal PAP smear or an abnormal exam should be referred for anoscopy. Anoscopy High resolution anoscopy is done to identify HGAIN or warts. A lubricated plastic anoscope is... 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 »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...(In general) Oral Sex (On a Woman) Oral Sex (Receptive vs. Insertive) Protected Sex With Pos Boyfriend Rimming Risk of HIV Transmission Sex Toys Sexual Intercourse (Protected) Transgender (F to M) Transgender (M to F) Vaginal... Read more »
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Did I put myself in for HIV?

Posted by mybigmistake, 2 Replies
...I think I might have one many things which I feel put me at risk for HIV with several different people at many different times. I kissed them on the lips(our tongues met too)and we did mutual masturbation Read more »

Help?- anal risky ecounter

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Unlike some of the posts about rubbing up against a toilet seat do I have HIV, I had a stupid, drunk encounter with a stripper. Unprotected anal that only lasted a minute or so & then I sobered up going 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 »

I AM WORRIED SICK

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...body aches anywhere else and no rash or other symptoms. i am scared to death and i can't stop thinking about it. do i have hiv???? Read more »