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Fatigue After Unprotected Anal Sex Without Ejaculation Does It Mean I Have HIV

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Fatigue

...us pay attention to pain, and stop whatever causes us pain. We don't pay as much attention to fatigue. One reason might be that fatigue sneaks up on us: it usually gets worse so slowly that we don't even notice. People with HIV and fatigue tend to get sicker faster than people without fatigue. Also, ongoing fatigue can weaken the immune system. People with HIV should find out what is causing their fatigue and treat it. How Do I Know if I...
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Resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: My odds & HIV

Heya Dr Bob, I've been reading thebody.com for a while now and really do appreciate the constant replying you do (dont you ever get a little tired of it all?) =) I'm a 22 year old heterosexual male from Sydney (but a really horny one). I had a one...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...status. I'm assuming this was backdoor action, right? The estimated risk of unprotected (including broken-condom) insertive anal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 6.5 per 10,000 exposures. Your estimated risk would be somewhat... Read more »

Safer Sex Question

Hello,I have a question about anal sex. On pretty much every gay porno I have seen (not too many), the men always seem to pull out before ejaculation, even if they are wearing condoms. Is is considered dangerous to ejaculate during anal sex with a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

HIV Exposure - penetration

For the first time ever in my life I had unprotected anal sex ( I rarely do anal at all). I was the one doing the penetrating. I never ejaculated. However, I was then told that my partner was HIV +. This was last night... I freaked out and when I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

HIV+ boyfriend wants unprotected anal sex

Dear Sir,I am a 25 yo guy and have been dating my boyfriend for two months. He is positive and I am negative. He is 42 yo and has been positive for 12 years and is in good health. Recently our sex lives elevated to anal sex. I readily admit that I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...undetectable viral load and high CD-4's. I never miss a dose of my meds. I am with a neg partner. He likes to have unprotected anal sex (insertive and receptive) with me without ejaculation into him on my part. We know there is some risk involved... 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 Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...1130-1136. (2008.) Cichock, Mark, RN, "The Dangers of Anal Cancer -- The Silent Killer in Men with HIV" University of Michigan HIV/AIDS Treatment Program, Dec, 2008. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "Cancer-causing virus may... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...health care provider immediately if you experience a bad rash or a rash together with any of the following symptoms: fever, lack of energy, excessive tiredness, muscle or joint pain, blisters, blisters in the mouth, and pink eye. Liver... Read more »
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Unprotected oral is not risk-free!

Posted by SuperAnxious, 4 Replies
...most recent one is probably consider the most risky: 1. 1st exposure on 2/28/09 I performed oral sex on a male with unknown HIV status, I did not taste any precum and he did not ejaculate in my mouth. 2. 2nd exposure on 5/22/09 I performed... Read more »

Topping Last Month

Posted by Anonymous, 19 Replies
...least twice a week for a little more than 2 years. I am male and he is male and I met him on the internet and his profile said HIV-. Last month (Sept.) he sat on my penis without a condom. Well for the next four weeks I have slipped from safe... Read more »

Worried and need to get tested

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...situation, a few weeks ago, I had a moment where I was thinking in my pants, and not in my head. The situation was I had unprotected anal sex with a 1 night stand. A very stupid, regretful move. About 2 weeks later, I developed a small red spot... Read more »

Anal sex...

Posted by vbguy1818, 1 Reply
...What is the likelihood of contracting HIV if you had anal sex unprotected for only a few minutes and there was no ejaculation inside of the anus? Read more »