Is Being A Top More Risky

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Comparing Risk of Anal and Oral Sex in Magnetic Couples

I am pos and my partner is neg. We follow the "usual" safe sex guidelines, so we use condoms for anal sex, but don't use them for oral sex, and I do not ejaculate in my partner's mouth. My question is this: is there any EVIDENCE concerning the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There are many factors involved in HIV-transmission risk aside from the surface area of the mucous membrane involved. You can read about this in detail in the archives. Regarding "relative risk," the best I can offer is the CDC statistics of... Read more »


Hi, I know you have addressed this many times, but can you please explain why you harp that the... Read more »


Hi Doc, Ive read many of the realted topics but mine is a bit special...Im 20, and i live in the... Read more »
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How Risky Is It?

What's My Risk of Getting Infected With HIV? There Are No Guarantees! What Do the Numbers Mean? What Activities Are Most Risky? What About Oral Sex? What Increases the Risk of HIV Infection? The Bottom Line What's My Risk of... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Types of Transmission How HIV Is, and Is Not, Transmitted How HIV Spreads Many... Read more »
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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... Read more »
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Drug Interactions

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Nervous about possible results...

Posted by ParanoidMan, 1 Reply
Hi all, hopefully I can get a clear answer from someone here... I'm 28yo bi male, and about two weeks ago I engaged in unprotected oral and anal (as the top) with a guy I met online. The encounter didn't last long, maybe about two 5 minute... Read more »

just another concern about been a top!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i am a little comfused... i am also a top. i only been bottom a few time only with my BF after been tested negative. i am in a new relationship where i am the top, and we barely havee sex. i will say every 5 months or so. i know sounds weird, but i... Read more »

Risky Business/Could I be infected?

Posted by YrDaddy01, 1 Reply
I am a barely sexually active, 'older' gay top man. Lately all of my younger, bottom sex partners seem to seek BB. We discuss safe sex in advance, yet 'in the moment' all that talk goes out the window. I've recently been having 'trouble' with the... Read more »

Topping Last Month

Posted by Anonymous, 19 Replies
I have a lover that I see at least twice a week for a little more than 2 years. I am male and he is male and I met him on the internet and his profile said HIV-. Last month (Sept.) he sat on my penis without a condom. Well for the next four weeks... Read more »
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