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How Safe Is Protected Anal Sex

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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 from what I could tell but no lubricant was used.I am somewhat worried as for starters it was my first such encounter, I was a little drunk and the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you had one of those "I got so drunk last night I got screwed by a tranny" type of evenings, it's important to realize that protected sex is indeed protected assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break). PEP is not... Read more »

Protected anal sex, but still in a panic

Thanks for your answer to my Question.All the best to you. Read more »

Odds of contraction for + Bottom (undetectable), - Top having protected anal sex

I'm HIV+ and my new boyfriend is negative. I have been undetectable for well over a year. If we use... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated With Event-Level Anal Sex and Condom Use During Anal Sex Among Adolescent Women

... In the current study, the team set out to examine the distribution of and factors associated with event-level heterosexual anal sex, and of event-level condom use during anal sex, in a group of adolescent women. A total of 387 women, ages 14... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Female Condoms Prevent HIV, So Why Aren't They Marketed to Gay and Bi Men?

...articulating their feelings about it. Gordon encourages them to speak candidly about their practices, which for many include anal sex. Recently Gordon decided to conduct an informal experiment. Actually, more of an "I wonder what would happen... 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

Safety and Acceptability of the Reality Condom for Anal Sex Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

...to identify safe and acceptable alternatives to the male condom and the limited safety data available for Reality condoms for anal sex, the present study compares Reality and male latex condoms for anal sex with respect to safety (breakage,... Read more »
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unprotected anal sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Four months ago I had anonymous, unprotected anal sex in which I was the "top" guy. I don't know the status of my partner, but he didn't want me to use a condom; chances are he's Read more »

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 »

How safe are Condoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... I am a 21 year old bisexual who was wondering how safe condoms actually are during gay sex? Since my last test I have had anal sex, me recieving twice from the same guy. I was wondering what the chances are of contracting the virus from safe... Read more »

Anal sex question-Help

Posted by Anonymous
...I have read RKull's answers on anal sex & I am a bit confused & concerned. It sounds like if you have any sort of break in the skin that this is almost 100% that you Read more »