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Insertive Anal Sex And HIV

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INSERTIVE ANAL SEX / HIV TRANSMISSION redux

Hello, Dr. Bob!Surfing just now to answer my query, I was googled your/our way, as I am an electronic What's New at the Body subscriber.You have addressed this issue at least twice, and I excerpt below. Pardon, but could you clarify a/o confirm my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...degree of risk. That said, the estimated per-act risk for an HIV-negative top acquiring HIV from having unprotected insertive anal sex with an HIV-positive bottom is 6.5 per 10,000 exposures.I, too, cannot and do not promote unsafe sexual... Read more »

% of MSM HIV transmission from protected anal sex magnetic couple

Hey Dr. BobThanks for all your great work! I'm in a magnetic relationship, and I was just curious... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drugs Haven't Changed HIV Risk With Anal Sex

...in the blood to undetectable levels, it does not reduce the risk of contracting the virus during a single act of unprotected anal sex, according to a new study of men who have sex with men. Dr. Fengyi Jin, of the National Center in HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methamphetamine and Sildenafil (Viagra) Use Are Linked to Unprotected Receptive and Insertive Anal Sex, Respectively, in a Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men

...investigated the association of methamphetamine, sildenafil, and other substance use with unprotected receptive and insertive anal sex among men who have sex with men (MSM) through an encounter-specific analysis. With data from a cross-sectional,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Circumcision May Not Curb Gay HIV Transmission

...who have sex with men, a new study has found. However, circumcision may reduce HIV risk for MSM who mostly practice insertive anal sex, and study authors recommend continuing to assess male circumcision's effect for this subgroup "across diverse... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Circumcision and Its Potential Impact on the Spread of HIV Among Gay and Bisexual Men

...team also questioned study participants about their roles during sex, such as whether they performed insertive or receptive anal sex, and here's what they found: There were seven new HIV infections among men who said that they "preferred" the... Read more »
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anal sex=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I just read something suggesting that maybe AIDS is the result of drugs and anal sex. Think about this: you are having a foreign substance shot into your bloodstream--after so much fighting off "invaders" or semen Read more »

Elevated Liver Function Test After Exposure?

Posted by MiamiLat, 2 Replies
...on liver function tests? Has anyone had elevated enzymes? My exposure occurred on 12/05/05 by having unprotected insertive anal sex with an HIV pos partner. I tested NEG at 6 wks via OraQuick, 12 wks/ Oraquick, 13 wks/ ELISA, and then again at 6... Read more »

My Hour of Truth has Come Part III: The Final Chap

Posted by MiamiLat, 5 Replies
...For those who do not know my story: It's been 6 mos since my high risk exposure (unprotected insertive anal sex with HIV pos individual). I tested NEG at 6, 12, and 13 weeks and have been advised that a 6 mos test is not necessary. Still, Read more »

He was HIV Pos....scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had sex with a guy and he came in my butt. He said he was HIV neg. Later, guess from guilt, he told me he was HIV pos. I am hearing the I have a 99% chance of being infected....is that true? Read more »