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Im A Negative Bottom And My Partner Is Positive

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Im a poz bttm and partner is a neg (POSITIVE BOTTOM AND NEGATIVE TOP RISK)

Im a poz bttm homosexual male (Taker only) and partner is a neg top (Giver only), since the anas has no bodily fluids, what are the real risks of unprotected sex for him??? Reason i ask is we want to be close to one another without that barrier...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,This question comes up frequently and I've addressed it numerous times before. Check the archives! In this case, as in many others, the "real answer" and the "medical answer" are one and the same. Read more »

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FAQs About Mixed-Status Relationships From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...partner for a month when she tested positive for HIV. She was in shock, as I was. Although we had had unprotected sex at least 50 times during the month we were together, I was HIV negative at the three-month mark. Now I'm trying to decide... Read more »
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Telling Others You're HIV Positive

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Safer Sex Guidelines

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Anyone else out there like me?

Posted by TheLivingTree, 6 Replies
...I am positive - my partner is not. Is there anyone out there who can talk with me about how they handled this situation and if it's even possible to keep Read more »

Calling all poz partners in +/- relationships.....

Posted by PozNRG, 4 Replies
...fade? Disappear? Is there ever a level or point that you reach that is comfortable, and at ease? My poz partner is beside himself. How have you effectively dealt with this longterm? Thanks, PozNRG Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...mentally strong and confident in ALL that I do.... until now. Suddenly, in the past few months, when my bf and I attempt to be intimate... I shut down. I panic, a million things race through my mind. I know that I care about him a great deal and... Read more »

partner positive - now im preg - am i too?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies goes: my partner was hiv pos but unaware of his status, i finally concieved (fell pregnant) and then during this time we have found out that he is positive after he fell ill and a doctor decided to do a test 4 it.... he had been... Read more »