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Getting 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 »

Can I have HIV from rimming and protected anal sex?

Hi,So a year ago about summer 2006 I met this guy online. I was clean and I asked him if he was... Read more »

Protected anal sex, but still in a panic

Dear doctor,I was the receptive partner for 10 minutes of protected anal sex. Condom did not break... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
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

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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Anel sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...if i give my girl friend anel sex would she get pregent form anel sex if she has aids would i get that Read more »

Could be a risk?

Posted by LostAlone, 2 Replies
...safe... but... I'm male, been with a sex worker (male) 8 weeks ago (yes, I feel guilty for that too). He rimmed me and then had anal sex (me as bottom, condom did not broke, no ejaculation). After exactly 12 days I started with a sore throat. ... Read more »

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 »

Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...contract HIV from a girl -- in other words, not nearly as likely as it is for a girl to contract HIV from a guy via vaginal or anal sex, or for two guys having anal sex. I called an HIV hotline, and while the counselor I spoke with emphasized... Read more »