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Do People Get HIV From Protected Anal Sex

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% 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
...Hey Patrick,What you've read is correct: Unprotected receptive anal sex carries the highest per-act statistical risk for sexual HIV transmission. As for "protected" receptive anal sex, this is indeed 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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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 »
The Body

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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when... Read more »
The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...lubricated condoms. Since N-9 condoms may cause irritation, they should not be used. Products with N-9 should NEVER be used for anal sex. Taking Care of Yourself Until microbicides are available, the best way to protect yourself and your... Read more »
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Please help me

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... Hi Nice People, 3 weeks ago I had sex with another male. Anal sex was protected. However, he gave me oral and I rimmed him. 2,5 weeks later, I started to have a sore throat. I know it is a sign 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 »

hiv from dipping? help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...hey. so i left a message last night that wasnt clear. sorry. basically, i had protected receptive anal sex. BUT in the very beginning we did 'dip' where he stuck it in me once for about 2 seconds and i immediately told him to pull Read more »

I Just GOT

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My Hep. A shot. Need another in 6 months. I also have been protected from Hep B. I'm gay and having oral sex so I am doing all I can to be safe. Wish they could come up with a vaccien for HIV. Read more »