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Has Hiv Led To Decreased Unprotected Sex Among Gay

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First time gay experience led to HIV exposure.

Dear DrI'm 28 and have never considered myself to be gay, however, last week, for numerous reasons, I slept with a guy who has been interested in me for a year. We used protection apart for a few minutes at the end when i was active.Ten minutes...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Sorry to hear your first gay experience had to be so traumatic!You don't mention the type of sex (oral vs. anal) you had, but the basic facts are:1.Unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. (Anal sex... Read more »

Unprotected sex with a girl, later found out she had sex with her gay male friend.

I hung out with a female friend of mine 3 weeks back. We went to a bar and had a few drinks. One... Read more »

My oral sex exposure led to HIV!

Dear Dr. Bob,Sorry for sending you this question twice but i forgot to leave my email and I reallly... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Willingness to Use HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and the Likelihood of Decreased Condom Use Are Both Associated With Unprotected Anal Intercourse and the Perceived Likelihood of Becoming HIV Positive Among Australian Gay and Bisexual Men

The research team conducted the current study to determine Australian gay and bisexual men's willingness to use HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), as well as the likelihood of decreased use of condoms. In April-May 2011, a national online... Read more »
TheBody.com

Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

Introduction Guest Panelists Language and Homophobia: What Are We Talking About When We Talk About "Barebacking"? Prevalence: How Widespread Is Unprotected Sex Among Gay Men? Motivations: Why Would Gay Men Put Themselves at Risk? ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

No Decrease in Risk per Sex Act?

While studies like those above indicate that prompt treatment significantly reduces the likelihood of HIV transmission, an Australian study published in the February 4, 2010, advance online edition of AIDS yielded the unexpected finding that the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Testing and Risk Behaviors Among Gay, Bisexual and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men -- United States

The burden of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is high among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM). 1 High HIV prevalence, lack of awareness of HIV-positive status, unprotected anal sex, and increased viral load among... Read more »
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My first gay sex..and was unprotected..

Posted by Nathan93, 1 Reply
I'm an 18 year old guy .So I had sex for the first time in my life about 2-3 nights ago. I was the bottom. The guy has had multiple sex partners in the past but was tested for HIV last month and was fine. But this month he said before sleeping with... Read more »

Gay unprotected anal -frantic

Posted by unsure, 4 Replies
I've been awake all night. Against my better judgement, last night, I penetrated another male without a condom. It may have been only a few minutes if that. I have been reading every site about tests and time frames etc. I understand the risk of... Read more »

Crystal Meth/Anonymous-Unprotected Sex Craze

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What is this I hear of young men contacting other gay men for crystal meth and sex on the internet where protection isnt even discussed or used. These kids are reporting multiple partners and there is a very high incidence of HIV. This is going on... Read more »

Oral sex unprotected

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hey i was just wondering if you could get hiv from reciving a bj (blowjob) i was unprotected and i got tested fomr regular std im scared if i got the BIG ONE Hiv i want to know if you could get hiv like that ? Read more »