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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...
Ask the Experts

BOB WHY DO YOU KEEP DENYING THE FACT THAT HIV IS A GAY MAN'S DISEASE?

Dr. Bob,No offense, but I think you are totally 'blinded' by your liberal agenda to raise money for AIDS research by acting like HIV isn't a Gay Man's disease. Lets look at some facts... The most highly infected areas for HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You begin your comments by saying "no offense . . . ," but then you proceed with:1.". . . San Fag Sisco . . . ."2.". . . you gays can't even keep a condom on your penis . . . ."3." . . . you lil Fudge... 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 anal sex with two hiv negatives

dr bob,i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any way we can get HIV or any other form of STI if neither of us have them to begin with?please help im stressing!...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! Your stressing would have been short-lived if you checked the archives! See below.Dr. BobHow can someone contract HIV? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)May 13, 2008 How can... Read more »

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 »
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Oral sex facts

Posted by SteveR
The following Q&A about oral sex comes from the Gay Men's Health Crisis in New York. Several times people on this board have said that giving oral sex (sucking) poses a "theoretical" risk. As this article explains, the risk is low but it is not... Read more »

HIV Facts, Helplines & Health Advisers In The UK

Posted by Anonymous
For those of you undergoing the HIV Scare Crisis in the UK, I am posting the telephone numbers of the local helplines.

A telephone conversation with someone knoledgeable about the disease (such as the helpline operators) may come in very useful. It... Read more »

Can't relax... and I know the facts!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi...

I recently became sexually active. And that's when I officially turned gay. Not the best thing to be this corner of the world... but I can't change that. The guy is now my boyfriend (if being secretive from the world can be a real relationship). Read more »

I'm trying not to scare anyone, but facts are fact

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
In fact I'm not trying to scare anyone, and I don't want to make a kid's game out of the Bulletin Board. I'm just trying to make everyone realize that 99,9% of people doesn't cover all individuals, when talking about tests... I'm sure that 999 of... Read more »