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Do People Get HIV From Receptive Anal Sex Without Condom

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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 »

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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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

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 »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...activities are most likely to cause HIV transmission when safer sex isn't used? Listed from most to least risky: Receptive anal sex ("bottoming"): This remains the most risky activity, due to the likelihood of small tears in the rectum... 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 »

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, and I do no practice oral (either way)... Read more »

effects of anal sex???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hi, I have never been on this site before but my boyfriend and I of a little over a year resently tried anal sex....Every thing was fine untill i whent to the bath room to clean up when i found a small amount of blood (you know were) and Read more »

do condom really work ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...people are getting infected and they say they had no exposure to a person with HIV maybe they got it from Kissing or even sex with a condom ? or sitting in the hot tub or bathroom shower in a health Read more »