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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no
Ask the Experts

Can you get HIV by being the giver and not the receiver in Anal sex

Can you possibly advise if it is possible to get HIV by being the giver and not the receiver in anal sex (without protection).Many thanks in advanceMatt
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...our current sex education programs to provide even the most rudimentary facts to help our young people avoid STDs, including HIV. (Bravo Dubya, you're doing a heck of a job!)Matt, unprotected penetrative sex of any type places you at risk of... Read more »

Time to set safe sex straight! (COMING OUT OF THE CLOSET, 2011)

Dear Dr Bob, I am so thankful you are here but its time to set people like me straight! I have just had oral sex with an unknown individual at a bathhouse.I have had similar scares before but very lucky! Why I keep putting myself through this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Why don't we just say oral sex is not safe??? Good question. Actually, that is what I have been saying for years but with appropriate qualifying statements Read more »

I'm worried about giving my new b/f HIV through Oral Sex (DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I am HIV+, been poz for 15 years now. My T-Cell count is normal and my viral load is undetectable, thanks to HAART. I live in a tiny podunk town where HIV is not talked about. I recently met a young buck and we have the hots for each other. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...lives. Unfortunately, Bush's abstinence-only sex (mis)information campaign in our schools for the last eight years has set HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention back considerably. As for the woman in Asia, if possible it would be best to tell her in... Read more »

Gonorrhea and hiv

Hi, Mr. Robert,i'm brazilian, so forgive my poor english.I had unprotected oral sex with a male prostitute on november, 6th. I made oral sex on him just for a few seconds - no cum for sure, and, i'm almost sure, no pre-cum, it was very quickly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...agree your HIV-acquisition risk is extremely low, much less than 1%. It is far easier to contract gonorrhea than HIV from oral sex! Trying to calculate the increased estimated statistical risk of acquiring HIV is not at all helpful or accurate.... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fostering Stable Relationships, Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Could Help Reduce Number of HIV Cases Among MSM, Editorial Says

...old ... due to the pervasive belief that older men are not sexually attractive or valued," the study said ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 7/19). "Creating a stable, legal way for homosexual people to form solid, long-term families can help,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa's AIDS Activist in Same-Sex Marriage

...attended, including Cape Town Mayor Hele Zille and Ann Grant, the former British high commissioner. South Africa legalized same-sex marriage in November 2006. Back to other news for January 2008 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
Emory University

Study Links Gay Marriage Bans to Rise in HIV Rate

... Hugo Mialon, left, and Andrew Francis are applying economic theories to calculate how social attitudes and policies affect HIV transmission Bans on same-sex marriage can be tied to a rise in the rate of HIV infection, a new study by two Emory... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Child Marriages Common in Nations Getting U.S. Aid

...the Washington-based International Center for Research on Women (ICRW). "This custom is not marriage, but rather sanctioned sexual abuse and a human rights violation that destroys girls' lives," said Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), who has... Read more »
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Marriage

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
...i'll get married soon, and in my country before u get married u have to 've some test done, like anti hiv. Because of that im stressed now, cous i got red eruption, i mean ,rash,like spot, on my under arm and hands,sometimes on my Read more »

Marriage

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
...i have had lots of test donr,either,including antigen test on 24 days. After neg. antigen test on 24 days,i had unprotected sex with my fiancee,about 2-3 times. 1 week after 24 antigen test, i stop to having unprotected sex with my fiancee,we... Read more »

Husband just tested +

Posted by wew, 2 Replies
...Ive been married 6 yrs. My husband is a sex addict. He has had unprotected sexaul incounters during our marriage, and now I am waiting for my results. I took a rapid test Read more »

Falling for someone HIV positive...

Posted by Pan, 4 Replies
...Hi, This is my first time posting here. Well, I am 30-years-old and HIV negative. I always practice safer sex, with a low number of partners, and get tested regularly. Remaining negative is a really high priority for me. Well, about one Read more »