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Getting HIV From Topping

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getting hiv from being a top

i'm an hiv negative gay man who is having sex with a guy who is hiv positve. i'm circumcised and only top. the sex partner is on meds with a nondetectable VL. in spite of the risk of contracting the virus, i want to know if you can provide...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Cognitive Dissident,There are no "exact statistical rates" for a cut top getting HIV from a Poz bottom, other than to say unprotected insertive anal sex with a person known to be HIV positive carries a significant risk and therefore... Read more »

Risk for UAI Top (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

So I have a quick question: basically I ended up having sex with a man in his apartment. We went to... Read more »

what are chances of getting Hiv with a condom?

I have a question The guy I have been having sex with is a HIV positive bottom.I'm a Top and... Read more »
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Florida Gets $28.7 Million From CDC for HIV Prevention

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Vertex Pharma's Hepatitis C Drug Gets Priority Review

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my chances of getting HIV...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
ok, heres the situation: back in october I met a guy online for sex. He came over to my house, supplied me with some condoms cause I didn't have any and had me top him. I used the condom and had sex with him but didn't ejaculate in the condom. A few... Read more »

Top Ten tips for banishing HIV WOES

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
PNs five minute guide to lifting spirits

Words Patrick James


1 Be good to yourself
Society puts so many negative connotations on HIV, its easy to develop guilt and self-loathing. Remind yourself HIV is only a virus, not a moral judgment. Some of us... Read more »

Getting sicker on meds.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How do I know if I'm getting sick from meds or hiv I'm confused and my doctor is too!

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My husband is getting better--I am so glad

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My husband is up and out of bed this past week. He has AIDS-now I am hoping to get him back in HIV status. His viral load is over 100,000 and his cd4 count was under 20. Symptoms of aids wasting, almost 30 pounds in a month, and he was so sick and... Read more »