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Do People Get HIV From Insertive Anal Sex

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Can you get HIV by being the giver and not the receiver in Anal sex

Can you possibly advise if it is possible to get HIV by being the giver and not the receiver in anal sex (without protection).Many thanks in advanceMatt
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Dubya, you're doing a heck of a job!)Matt, unprotected penetrative sex of any type places you at risk of STDs, including HIV. Anal sex carries the highest risk for possible HIV transmission. As with any penetrative sex act (oral, vaginal or... Read more »

Risks of anal sex?

how safe is heterosexual anal sex if neither partner has a disease Read more »

Unprotected Anal Sex

Thank you for taking the time to help people stay informed of the issues. My question relates to a... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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HIV Testing 101

...activities? Pick one from the pulldown menu or click here and find out! Select a sexual activity Pick an activity Anal Sex (In general) Anal Sex (Insertive) Anal Sex (Receptive) Anal/Vaginal Intercouse (Unprotected) Bestiality ... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Worried about youth exposure

Posted by Anonymous
...hey everyone, I'm a 18 year old guy, A few years ago when I was 14 I had unprotected anal sex (insertive partner) with a mate of mine who was in my class in school, also 14, we both decided afterwards we made a mistake 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 »