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Gay Oral Sex And Hiv

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that screening tests...
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Unprotected Oral Sex but Protected Anal Sex between Gay Men

Hi Mr. Cordova:I'm 24 year old male, had casual sex with an online member of a gay/bi dating site. To summarize my sex history after my HIV testing, the details are the following:December 9, 2010: I had my HIV-AIDS Antigen Test after abstaining...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:The window period for HIV testing is three months. It only takes three months to get a conclusive negative test result. In fact, most people who are infected will show up positive by the 28th day. I do not consider protected penetrative sex... Read more »

Gay oral sex

Can you get HIV through gay oral sex?? And what can you contract through oral sex?? Im safe but wish to Keep it that way thankyou :)...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Oral sex is considered extremely low risk for getting HIV. What can make it even lower risk is to make sure that both partners are tested beforehand, talk about status before sex, or even consider using a condom.Hope this... Read more »

Gay HIV+ partner has bareback sex with other HIV+ people

Hi, I'm in an open gay relationship with my HIV+ partner whereas i am HIV-. We always have protected anal sex (oral unprotected)My partner continues to have unprotected sex with other positive guys even though i have stressed that this is bad....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Regarding the risk of poz-on-poz barebacking, see below.As for a well "recegonised" resource on this topic, HELLO! You're reading it. Check out the archives! Finally, regarding the risk of STDs from oral sex, we have an entire... Read more »

Gay sex with an HIV+ Man

Recently I engaged in sex with a man that I knew to be HIV+. We both had unprotected oral sex, and we performed protected anal sex where I was the receiver. No ejaculation occurred on his part, nor do I recall tasting any pre-ejaculate fluid while...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The risk of transmission to you when performing oral sex on an HIV positive man is low. This means that there is some risk for transmission, but it is much less likely when compared to anal sex without condoms. Most studies to date say that the... Read more »
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gay safer sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi guys, I am into a +/- relationship for a couple of months now, and while I generally feel comfortable with my partner's HIV status (he is the poz) every now and then I still get sick worried. I was thinking we should share experience on safer sex... Read more »

New gay boyfriend is HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Just started started seeing a guy who told me he was HIV+ before our relationship went any further. Him being positive is not an issue for me. I just need some advice on what I can expect in the future and what the problems with sex can be???? Read more »

Gay man peeling lips oral sex risk

Posted by James99, 1 Reply
I'm a gay man and I constantly peel skin off of my outer lips, some times without noticing it just because they're so chapped. If i gave oral sex to another guy without knowing his status after peeling some skin off (i'm not sure if it was bleeding)... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am bisexual male and had my first sexual expierence with another guy about three weeks ago. I had anal sex using a condom and oral sex without using one, no ejaculation. I am now experiencing soar throat, stiff neck, headaches,
and diareah. I... Read more »